Ministry of Finance Sri Lanka

Purview

Responsibilities in relation to macro-economic policies, annual budget and Appropriation Acts, public financial management, local and foreign savings and investments, public debts, banking, finance and insurance activities, international financial cooperation and directing social security and economic development activities.

Subjects and Functions

  • Providing policy guidance to relevant State Ministries, and formulating policies in relation to the subject of Finance, in conformity with the prescribed Laws, Acts and Ordinances, implementation of projects under the National Budget, State Investment and National Development Programme, and formulating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies, programmes and projects, related to subjects and functions under below-mentioned Departments, State Corporations and Statutory Institutions for the creation of a “People Centric Economy” based on the national policies implemented by the government, and in accordance with the policy statement “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour”

  • Providing facilities to direct development activities in coordination with all ministries through the Presidential Task Force for Eradicating Poverty and Economic Revival.

Special Priorities