Budget 2019-20 | The Daily Star
  • Proposed Bangladesh National Budget 2019-20

    Less ambitious, more realistic

    In a break from the past, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal will set a more realistic revenue income target in his maiden budget, but may shy away from undertaking some much-needed economic reforms.

  • Govt’s bank borrowing to soar 77pc

    The government may bump up bank borrowing by as much as 77.32 percent to Tk 54,800 crore for financing the budget deficit in fiscal 2019-20 as it looks to reduce overdependence on saving instruments.

  • AHM Mustafa Kamal

    Next budget to be more people-friendly: FM

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said the next budget for the fiscal 2019-20 would be more people-friendly through ensuring smooth implementation of the development projects.

  • Rethinking tobacco tax and price measures

    Tobacco use is a major public health concern in Bangladesh and all over the world. It is regarded as a leading cause of more than 30 fatal diseases in Bangladesh including oral and lung cancer