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Dhaka, Nov 1: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that the per capita debt of the people of the country is 364.85 US dollars (Tk 40,216 in Bangladeshi currency, calculating USD 1=Tk 110.23).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 September 2023: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the government is looking for structural reforms to increase remittances.
Dhaka, Sept 12: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed hope that inflation will be brought under control soon. He said this in a written reply to the question of the ruling party member Mumtaz Begum during the question and answer session of the National Parliament session on Monday.
Dhaka, August 16: In 14 years, the country's GDP has increased four and a half times. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said this at the National Mourning Day discussion at the district Awami League party office in Comilla city on Tuesday.
Dhaka, June 26: Keeping in view the current government's ongoing development and the goal of achieving higher growth, the National Parliament has passed a budget of Tk 7 lakh 61 thousand 785 crore for the financial year 2023-24. On Monday, June 26, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed the budget for the current financial year and it was passed by voice vote.
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).
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.
Dhaka, April 14: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that businessmen will be happy with the budget for the next financial year 2023-24.
Dhaka, January 25: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that no loan has been received so far from the IMF (International Monetary Fund) in the current (2022-23) financial year. However, talks are ongoing with the IMF regarding a loan.
Dhaka, January 13: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed hope that the inflationary pressure will come down to a bearable level by the end of the current financial year as the prices of fuel oil and LNG are falling in the international market.
Dhaka, June 9: The budget allocation for the fiscal year 2021-22 was Tk 6 lakh 3 thousand 681 crore. Compared to that, the size of the new budget for 2022-23 has increased by Tk 74,383 crore. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has presented a budget of Tk 6,78,064 crore for the fiscal year 2022-23, giving priority to protecting the country's marginalized people from inflation caused by the Russia-Ukraine war.
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.