AHM Mustafa Kamal

Government plans to fully digitise information and services

The government is planning on digitising 80% of information and processes on government services by 2023 and 100% by 2025, as per Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in his latest proposal of the National Budget 2023-24.

Imported software likely to get costlier

The prices of imported software are set to increase after Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed to increase the import duty from 5% to 25% on imported software in the proposed budget for the next fiscal year 2023-24.

Corporate tax rates remain unchanged for all

The government wants to keep the corporate tax rates unchanged for all sectors for the fiscal year 2023-24, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today.

Bracing for budget of self-preservation

In 2019, when AHM Mustafa Kamal took charge as the finance minister, the Bangladesh economy was taxing for take-off for its long-haul flight to the developed country club.

Kamal doesn’t know what is wrong with the banking sector

Islami Bank, Social Islami Bank and First Security Islami Bank lent about Tk 9,500 crore under suspicious circumstances, as reported by different media. Of the sum, Tk 7,246 crore has been taken from Islami Bank alone.

Govt seeks more cheap loans from WB

The government yesterday sought more loans in concessional terms from the World Bank despite being the largest recipient of such funding as well as more budget support as it looks to shake off the impacts of the pandemic and the Ukraine war.

"Market-based floating exchange rate in a day or two"

The government is going to adopt a floating exchange rate of the dollar against the taka soon, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said today (September 14, 2022).

Kamal seeks more Turkish investment in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has sought more Turkish investment in Bangladesh’s various sectors as he attended the first day of the Bangladesh-Turkey Joint Economic Commission meeting in Ankara, an official release says.

Inflation rises slightly in September

Inflation increased by 0.07 percentage points to 6.24 percent in September from the previous month primarily due to the increased economic activities for Eid-ul-Azha.

May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015

Tk 97000cr ADP okayed for FY 16

The government approves Tk 97, 000 crore for Annual Development Programme for the upcoming fiscal year.

April 3, 2015
April 3, 2015

BCCI meeting may discuss Kamal flare

The first meeting of the reconstituted working committee of the Indian cricket board (BCCI) will meet in Kolkata on April 14-15

March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015

Wave of outcry over CWC trophy handover

A wave of outcry spread through the mainstream and social media across world after ICC chairman handed over the World Cup trophy to the winning captain sidelining its president

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Bangladesh to appeal against ‘controversial’ umpiring: ICC chief

President of International Cricket Council (ICC), says Bangladesh to appeal against “controversial” umpiring decisions during Bangladesh’s quarterfinal game against India

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