Fahmida Khatun | The Daily Star
  • Dr Fahmida Khatun

    Fahmida Khatun

    The writer is the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue.

  • Green economic recovery from corona pandemic

    The ongoing economic recession due to coronavirus pandemic has created opportunities for countries to replace the standard growth path with the green growth.
  • Future of aid during post-DFID era

    The recent announcement of merging the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has made the development community baffled and anxious.
  • Tax reform is the key to creating fiscal space

    The need for increased fiscal space in the budget for fiscal year (FY) 2021, which is the Covid budget, had been pronounced loudly way before the budget was announced on June 11, 2020. Domestic resource mobilisation by the National Board of Revenue (NBR) is the major source of financing the budget. The other sources are borrowing from the banking system, sale of national savings certificates, foreign loans and assistance.
  • Seven aspects of budget for FY2021

    The finance minister of Bangladesh deserves thanks for presenting the national budget for fiscal year (FY) 2021 at a time when the implications of Covid-19 (C19) pandemic is dire.
  • What balancing act is needed for FY2021 budget?

    The budget for fiscal year (FY) 2021 is going to be presented in the backdrop of a situation which was previously not experienced in the history of Bangladesh.