Bio-Xin unveils Mim as its Goodwill Ambassador
The government has proposed a budget that'll allow people to turn around: Obaidul Quader
Inauguration of Hajj flight from Sylhet
Bangladesh High Commission in Australia launches e-passport
Bangladesh will give USD 50,000 to Palestinian refugees
I did not formulate the budget for FY 24 on the advice of IMF: Dr. Kamal
Dhaka, June 2: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that the government did not formulate the budget for the fiscal year 2023-2024 on the advice of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
GDP growth rate in budget to be 7.5%
Dhaka, June 2: In the proposed budget for the current financial year 2022-23, the GDP growth rate was set at seven and a half percent. In the budget of the next financial year 2023-24, the target of growth in gross domestic product (GDP) has been set at 7.5 percent.
Budget has been formulated keeping common people in mind: Obaidul Quader
Dhaka, June 1: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 has been formulated keeping in mind the common people.
Budget for 2023-24 fiscal year to be passed on June 26
Dhaka, June 1: The Finance Bill and the budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 will be passed on June 25 and June 26 respectively.
Budget FY 24: Tk 87,629 crore allocated for transport sector
Dhaka, June 1: In the proposed budget for the financial year 2023-24, 87 thousand 629 crores have been allocated for the transport and communication sector.
Budget FY 2024 is unrealistic: GM Quader
Dhaka, June 1: Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader termed the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 as unrealistic and election-oriented, saying it lacked vision to alleviate the suffering of the people due to the rise in the prices of daily necessities.
Development budget of Tk 2 lakh 63 thousand crore is coming: Planning Minister
Dhaka, June 1: The size of the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2023-24 is Tk 7 lakh 61 thousand 785 crore. Among these, the annual development program (ADP) or development budget has been estimated at Tk 2 lakh 63 thousand crore. Planning Minister MA Mannan said that social security sector including communication system and rural infrastructure will be given priority in the development budget.
Dr Yunus's case dismissed, ordered to pay Tk 12 crores
Dhaka, May 31: The High Court has dismissed three income tax reference cases filed by Nobel laureate economist Dr Muhammad Yunus challenging the validity of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) notice demanding tax of Tk 15 crore. As a result, Dr. Yunus has to pay Tk 12 crores to NBR.
PM wants greater investment from Sweden in Bangladesh's economic zone
Dhaka, May 31: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for more Swedish investment in economic zones and information communication technology (ICT) in Bangladesh.
Next budget will be of Tk 7 lakh crore: PM
Dhaka, May 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, we are going to give the budget after two days. In 2006, the budget was only of Tk 61,000 crore. Now we have a budget of Tk 6 lakh crore. We are taking the next budget (2023-24) to Tk 7 lakh crore.
Bangladesh to buy 11 million liters of soybean oil from US
Dhaka, May 26: The government will buy 18 million litres of soybean oil for the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB). Of this, 7 million liters of soybean oil will be purchased from domestic companies and 11 million liters from the United States. A total of eight procurement proposals were approved at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement on Wednesday. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the meeting while Additional Secretary to the Cabinet Division Sayeed Mahbub Khan briefed reporters virtually.
Price of onion reduced by Tk 500 following one announcement
Dhaka, May 20: The highest price of onion was Tk 2800-2900 in the market of Pabna on Friday. Farmers started dreaming of making some profit at such a price. But the hope of the farmers died a premature death. Because the price of onion has decreased by an average of Tk 500 taka per maund within a day.
Call for Bangladesh-Uzbekistan direct flights
Dhaka, May 20: Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F. Rahman has called for the resumption of direct flights between Bangladesh and Uzbekistan to increase bilateral trade and expand the tourism sector.
India's Meghalaya state interested in deepening economic ties with Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 19: The Indian state government of Meghalaya has shown interest in deepening economic and trade ties with Bangladesh in the greater interest of its people.
IMF has not given any conditions, we are not dependent on them: Planning Minister
Dhaka, May 15: Planning Minister MA Mannan said, "We are not dependent on the IMF, they have not given any conditions to give the loan. But they have given some requirements, such as how much interest is on the loan, how many years we will pay it back."