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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 17: Former Governor of Bangladesh Bank Professor Dr. Atiur Rahman has commented that the proposed budget for the upcoming 2023-24 financial year is not ambitious at all, but rather forward-looking.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dhaka, April 14: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that businessmen will be happy with the budget for the next financial year 2023-24.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 1: The 18th session of the 11th National Assembly has concluded. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury adjourned the session on Thursday night after reading the President's order to end the session. Earlier, Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina delivered the concluding address.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 1: The budget for the new (2022-23) fiscal year has been passed without any major changes, revisions and amendments.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 14: The supplementary budget for the financial year 2021-22 has been passed in the parliament with the approval and expenditure of not more than 17,524 crore 64 lakh 5 thousand taka of the sanctioned funds from the consolidated fund for the financial year ending June 30, 2022.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 10: Economist and CPD Honorary Fellow Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya termed the expansion of revenue activities as a timely decision of the budget.