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The premier states that the present regime was able to reinstate the financial powers vested with the legislature.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said that the good governance regime was able to reinstate the financial powers vested with the legislature. He further stated that if the financial administration of the country is left to be forgotten, the entire country would have to bear the consequences of such an oversight. He also mentioned that SriLankan Airlines has to settle a debt of 740 million US dollars. He made it clear that it is the government’s objective to bring down this debt burden by the year 2020. He added that the government should not in any way let the next generation inherit such a debt burden.