Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Kamal doesn’t know what is wrong with the banking sector

Islami Bank, Social Islami Bank and First Security Islami Bank lent about Tk 9,500 crore under suspicious circumstances, as reported by different media. Of the sum, Tk 7,246 crore has been taken from Islami Bank alone.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Top 20 loan defaulters have Tk 19,283.93 crore in debt

The top 20 defaulters in the country have a total debt of Tk 19,283.93 crore while the amount of defaulted loans is Tk 16,587.92 crore.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Kamal doesn’t know what is wrong with the banking sector

Islami Bank, Social Islami Bank and First Security Islami Bank lent about Tk 9,500 crore under suspicious circumstances, as reported by different media. Of the sum, Tk 7,246 crore has been taken from Islami Bank alone.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Govt seeks more cheap loans from WB

The government yesterday sought more loans in concessional terms from the World Bank despite being the largest recipient of such funding as well as more budget support as it looks to shake off the impacts of the pandemic and the Ukraine war.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Now $2b loan talks with WB begin

After the International Monetary Fund it is now its sister concern World Bank’s turn to negotiate economic reforms with the government for the prospective $2 billion financial support package sought to help the country weather the global economic turmoil.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Requesting IMF loan doesn’t mean anything is wrong with economy: Finance Minister

Confirming Bangladesh’s request for a loan from International Monetary Fund (IMF) Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that it does not mean the country's economy is in bad shape.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Inflation not nine-year high at 7.56%, it 5.9%: Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal criticised media for reporting that inflation hit a nine-year high in June.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

A hike in fuel prices now will be too much to bear

Authorities must explore alternative options

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

JS passes Tk 17,524cr supplementary budget for FY 2021-22

Parliament today(June 13, 2022) passed the supplementary budget of Tk 17,524 crore for fiscal 2021-22 to meet the increased expenditures under different ministries and divisions.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Only 5.43% of total budget allocated for health sector

The health sector was yet again neglected in the national budget, with Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal earmarking around Tk 36,864 crore -- 5.43 percent of the total budget -- for the sector.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Tk 16,000 crore subsidy for fertiliser proposed

The government is going to increase the subsidy by big margin for fertilisers in the next fiscal year (2022-23) due to the sharp rise in its price in the global markets.