AMA Muhith

Tribute to Muhith: Epitome of optimism

Over the last 50 years of Bangladesh’s existence, we have seen many finance ministers. AMA Muhith was among those few who this nation will remember for making the job appear joyful and free from...

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Muhith’s body reaches Sylhet

The body of former Finance Minister AMA Muhith reached in Sylhet around 10pm yesterday (April 30, 2022) where people were waiting to see one of the region's proudest sons for the last time.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Tribute to Muhith: Epitome of optimism

Over the last 50 years of Bangladesh’s existence, we have seen many finance ministers. AMA Muhith was among those few who this nation will remember for making the job appear joyful and free from...

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Tribute to AMA Muhith

Muhith was a freedom fighter and among the earlier diplomats who pledged their allegiance in support of an independent Bangladesh.

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

Three major challenges

Former finance minister AMA Muhith has said his successor faces three major challenges: increasing the size of the national budget, realising more revenue and improving the banking sector.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

If PM wants…

AMA Muhith yesterday said he would remain as the finance minister for another year, if Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wanted him to do so.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

Banks to lower interest rates

Both public and private banks have decided to lower lending rates to single digits from July 1 -- a move that comes weeks after the government showered them with a raft of privileges, drawing...

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

Muhith mum about scams in banking sector

Despite criticism from the opposition and government lawmakers over widespread irregularities in the banking sector, Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday in parliament kept mum about the issue.

June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018

Why silent on troubled banks?

In a rare show of anger and frustration, some ruling party and opposition lawmakers blasted the finance minister in parliament yesterday for his complete silence on the widespread irregularities in...

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

State banks, ICB to buy 60% shares of Farmers Bank: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that state owned banks and Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) will buy 60 percent shares of trouble-hit The Farmers Bank Limited.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

Top UN official in Myanmar recalled

The UN has announced that its top official in Myanmar is being recalled to headquarters in New York amid allegations that she