2016-17 national budget | The Daily Star
  • Big budget to ‘misguide people’: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says the government is going to place a big budget to “misguide people”. The government is raising the size of the budget every year to give people a wrong perception about the economic growth, he alleges.

  • Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Bangladesh, savings certificate, Bangladesh politics, Bangladesh economy, 2016-17 fiscal budget

    Matia slams Muhith for proposed savings rate cut

    Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury sharply criticises Finance Minister AMA Muhith today in the parliament for his budget proposal to cut interest rate on savings certificates.

  • University Grants Commission

    UGC approves Tk 3425cr budget

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) approves a budget of Tk 3425.74 crore for 2016-17 fiscal year for the country's public universities and itself.

  • Budget discussion adjourned for want of speakers

    Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah is forced to adjourn the parliament sitting for want of speakers on the proposed budget for 2016-17 fiscal year.

  • Massive theft in banking sector: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith admits in Parliament that there are some irregularities in the banking sector and it is massive at times.

  • Of Obesity or Good Health?

    The Finance Minister has proposed a mega Tk.3.4 trillion budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2016-17. It is about 29 percent higher than the revised budget of the outgoing fiscal year.

  • Nothing new in budget fy 2018-19 Raushan Ershad

    Budget difficult to implement: Raushan

    Terming the proposed 2016-17 national budget “highly ambitious”, Opposition Leader in the parliament Raushan Ershad says it will be very difficult to implement this big size budget.