Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Forex reserves under strain: Govt defers employees' foreign tours, less important projects

The government finally raised its guard against the dwindling dollar reserves, putting its employees’ foreign tours on hold and deferring projects that require much imports.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Finance minister defends fuel price hike

Arguing for the recent diesel prices hike, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said the government has spent huge for safety net programmes without printing any sum of money.

June 23, 2021
June 23, 2021

Govt sees challenges as opportunities: Kamal

Although the economy is facing numerous challenges, the government is hopeful about addressing them as it sees the obstacles as opportunities, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said today.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Microbus import tariff to be reduced

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...

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Tax exemption for ‘Made in Bangladesh’ products

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...

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Prices up, prices down

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

March 24, 2021
March 24, 2021

Decision on whitening black money in next budget session: Finance minister

The next budget to be presented at the parliament will make it clear whether the scope for whitening the black money will be there in the next fiscal year or not, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal...

September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020

Govt to look out for traders’ interests even if some loss to banks: finance minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said that the government will look out for the interests of the business community even if there is some loss to the banks at the moment.

September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020

Govt considering duty withdrawal on onion imports: finance minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said the government will consider the proposal for the withdrawal of duty on onion imports.

June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020

Tobacco products to become costlier in FY 2020-21

Cigarettes will be costlier as the finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed to increase supplementary duty on tobacco consumption.