Hon. T. Ranjith De Zoysa,— To ask the Prime Minister and Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs,—
(a) Will he inform this House —
(i) separately, of the Local and the Foreign Indebtedness of Sri Lanka by now;
(ii) of the Total Indebtedness as a percentage to the National Income;
(iii) whether aforesaid percentage is lower or higher than the indebtedness that was prevailing in the year 2004; and
(iv) of the steps that the government proposes in order to settle aforesaid debts?
(b) Will he also inform this House of the amount of money allocated by the Ministry of National Policy and Economic Affairs, recently, to advertise on aforesaid indebtedness through electronic and print media?
(c) Will he further inform this House —
(i) separately, of the amount of money allocated for state and private television channels, for telecasting aforesaid advertisements;
(ii) separately, of the amount of money allocated for state and private radio channels; and
(iii) of the total amount of money allocated for daily and weekend newspapers?
(d) If not, why?