bangladesh budget

Development spending rises 6yrs high

The government spends 94.32 per cent of Tk 176,620 crore set aside as the development budget in the just-concluded fiscal year, data from the planning ministry showed.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Make the national budget relevant again

The number of risks that our economy currently faces because of all the global instabilities is perhaps unmatched since the early days of Bangladesh’s independence. Amid this reality, the...

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

Development spending rises 6yrs high

The government spends 94.32 per cent of Tk 176,620 crore set aside as the development budget in the just-concluded fiscal year, data from the planning ministry showed.

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.

May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017

Next budget to be 'best' in my life: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the upcoming budget for 2017-18 financial year will be the 'best budget' of his life.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Parliament passes Tk 3,40,605cr nat’l budget

Parliament passes Tk 3,40,605 crore national budget for FY 2016-'17 aimed at higher GDP growth, lower inflation and gearing up investment.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

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.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

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.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

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.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

No one in BNP to give reactions

The BNP that ruled the country for over 10 years in two terms since the restoration of democracy in Bangladesh in 1990 is struggling to come up with formal reactions to the proposed budget for...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Allocation rises for digitisation

The proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year increases investment in digitising government services by 36.01 percent year on year.