Pragmatism was the order of the day when the finance division sat down to draft the development budget for fiscal 2021-22.
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.
Bangladesh has been able to attain real Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth of 5.2 percent -- highest in Asia.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal unveiled a proposed budget of Tk 603,681 crore for 2021-22 fiscal year in the national parliament today.
The national budget for 2021-22 is being proposed today all the while the country’s economy faces some tough realities stemming from the pandemic’s second wave.