National Budget

National Budget

Implement budget with transparency: PM

Besides, the Cabinet approved in principle the draft of the Institute of Frontier Technology Act, 2014, to establish the institute in Madaripur's Shibchar

1w ago

New budget to take Bangladesh one step forward: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the proposed national budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year was not "ambitious", vowing to take Bangladesh forward

2w ago

Part: 3 BUDGET IN FOCUS / Startups neglected in proposed budget

The proposed budget for fiscal year 2024-25 offered no relief to startups and neglected their long-standing demands, in sharp contrast with the government’s vision for a Smart Bangladesh, where startups are key economic drivers.

2w ago

Budget session at parliament June 5

The budget session of this year will begin from June 5. The House will go into sitting at 5:00pm, said a press release of the Parliament Secretariat. This will be the third session of 12th parliament. President Mohammed Shahabuddin convened the budget session today exercising the power bestowed upon him as per clause (1) of article 72 of the constitution.

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CPD’s 3 recommendations for next budget

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has recommended the government restore macroeconomic stability, widen fiscal space and ensure the best use of public resources through appropriate prioritisation in the upcoming budget for 2024-25

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Economic stability must be the focus of budget: economists to finance minister 

The upcoming national budget for fiscal year 2024-25 should focus on macroeconomic stability, reducing default loans and expenditure in mega projects, according to economists

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Trillion-dollar investment needed in logistics to turn Bangladesh developed nation 

DCCI said the size of the economy would have to be $2.5 trillion to become a developed nation by 2041

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Budget to help draw investment

The budget proposed in parliament yesterday is geared toward attracting private sector investment to create employment and expand businesses, but some proposals need to be reconsidered, said economists and businesspeople.

2y ago

Budget to help draw investment

The proposed budget placed in parliament yesterday is geared towards attracting private sector investment to create employment and to expand business, but some proposals need to be reconsidered, said economists and businesspeople.

2y ago

Nothing to make up for learning loss

The proposed budget did not offer any new way out for the recovery of learning loss of millions of students caused by the Covid-19 pandemic through school closures.

2y ago

‘Ethically unacceptable’

Money laundered out of the country can be legalised in exchange of seven to fifteen percent tax under a new proposal aimed to boost revenue as well as mobilise foreign currency. 

2y ago

Food, Agriculture: A lot of hype, little promised

Amid the Russia-Ukraine war and global food price hike, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal placed emphasis on boosting food production to ensure food security in the country.

2y ago

Fast-Track Projects: Debt repayment a worry now

After the Awami League government came to power in 2009, it took up several gigantic development projects with a view to transforming the country’s communication and transport infrastructure.

2y ago

Social safety net: Approach not a good fit for multiple crises

The need for expanding the coverage of social protection schemes with new approaches has never been felt so badly than now as people are struggling to keep their heads above water amid one crisis on top of another.

2y ago

Govt to invest $80b for climate resilience

The government is planning to invest $80 billion to shift the country from climate-vulnerable to a sustainable climate-resilient country under Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan (MCPP) by 2030, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said yesterday while unveiling the national budget for the fiscal year 2022-2023.

2y ago

Universal pension starts from 2022-23

A universal pension scheme for citizens aged 61 and above will be introduced from fiscal 2022-23, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday.

2y ago

Broadband, smartphones, laptops to cost more

With prices of mobile phones and broadband internet set to go up in the next fiscal year, the proposed budget would not be favourable to further development of the ICT sector, experts have said.

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