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Dhaka, August 12: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed hope that remittances will remain unchanged. The finance minister told reporters at an online briefing after the 22nd meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs and the 27th Public Procurement on Wednesday (August 11). The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Finance Minister.
Dhaka, June 30: The budget for the fiscal year 2021-22, estimated at Tk 6,03,681 crore- which is 17.5 percent of the total GDP- has been passed in the parliament.
Dhaka, June 7: A supplementary budget of Tk 13,987.27 crore has been passed in the parliament for the current fiscal year 2020-21. On Monday (June 7), Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal introduced the 'Specification (Supplementary) Bill-2021'. The bill was later passed by voice vote.
Dhaka, June 4: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that in the financial year 2020-21, Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) growth has been the best in Asia. The country achieved growth of 5.2 per cent amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Dhaka, June 4: In the new financial year (2021-22), the surcharge slab of the wealthy has been restructured to increase revenue. At the same time, in order to increase participation in sustainable development and economy, small and medium women entrepreneurs have been given tax exemption on annual transactions. On Thursday, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presented the budget proposal for the fiscal year 2021-22. This is his third budget as finance minister and the 13th consecutive budget of the ruling Awami League government.
Dhaka, June 3: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has presented the largest budget- FY 2021-2022- in the history of Bangladesh in the National Assembly. The size of this year's budget is Tk 6,03,681 crore.
Dhaka, January 25: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that at present (till October 2020) there are 3 lakh 34 thousand 982 defaulters in the country's banks and financial institutions. The minister made the remarks in response to a question from Asim Kumar Ukil of the ruling party in Parliament on Monday (January 25).
Dhaka, December 24: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said Bangladesh's economy is in a good position and moving in the right direction despite the recession faced by the global economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Dhaka, November 17: Expatriate Bangladeshis sent more than USD 1.22 billion in remittances in the first 15 days of November. Never before in the history of the country has this amount of remittances come in just 15 days, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Finance.