The budget for FY2022-23 is filled with rhetoric. But its credibility is poor because of its contradictions between the priorities and the actual allocations for education, agriculture, health, and the vulnerable population.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to reduce tariffs on microbus import to discourage the use of accident-prone vehicles like Nasimon and Karimon and to encourage the use of microbuses as an alternative public transport.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to promote the “Made in Bangladesh” brand to accelerate establishment of mega industries and production of import-substitute industrial goods in the country.
The government has targeted a 7.2 percent growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2021-22 fiscal year.
To buy savings certificate over Tk 2 lakh, an investor will have to submit tax identification number (TIN).
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.
The government will expand health insurance for people living below the poverty line, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while presenting the national budget today.
The allocation for the education sector in the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year of 2021-22 remains almost unchanged in terms of size and percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), compared to the current budget.
Honorarium for valiant Freedom Fighters will be increased from Tk 12,000 to Tk 20,000 in the next fiscal year, according to proposed budget for 2021-22.