• Govt may review VAT on tuition fees: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith softens his position about the VAT on private universities’ tuition fees saying the government may review the decision.

  • Further cabinet reshuffle soon unlikely: Muhith

    Five days into major reshuffle in the cabinet, Finance Minister Muhith says that there would not be further change in it anytime soon.

  • Kamrul to be brought back after Eid: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says Kamrul Islam, an accused of 13-year-old boy Rajon killing, would be brought back home from Saudi Arabia after Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Graft undercuts economic growth

    The Finance Minister's estimate that widespread graft takes 2 to 3 percent off the economy has serious implications for the country's development.


    AL'S affable finance minister is a lucky man having done the national budget more number of times than any other finance minister.

  • Finance Minister's bold admission

    The Finance Minister's exasperation in parliament, over the government's inability to take punitive action against a top official of Sonali Bank for his involvement in the Hallmark loan scam as well as of those in the Basic Bank scam...

  • Party men saving Sonali, Basic scamsters: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith expresses his anger as he could not take steps against all involved in Sonali Bank and Basic Bank scams because of his party people’s support.

  • Money for unsettled audit objections double of budget: Muhith

    The number of unsettled audit objections against 55 ministries or divisions is 8,53,314 involving Tk 6,15,606 crore which is almost double of the proposed budget of the next fiscal year.

  • Govt deposits 1793.72kgs seized gold to BB

    The government has deposited to the central bank 1793.72 kilogrammes (nearly two tonnes) of gold seized in last five years, Finance Minister AMA Muhith tells Parliament.

  • VAT on private universities

    Finance minister's proposed 10 percent value added tax (VAT) on around 160 private sector universities including medical and engineering colleges has not found favour with those who have been targeted.

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