The body of former Finance Minister AMA Muhith reached in Sylhet around 10pm yesterday (April 30, 2022) where people were waiting to see one of the region's proudest sons for the last time.
When Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina defiantly announced in 2012 that the Padma bridge would be built after the World Bank pulled out of the project, her gumption was not irrational.
Over the last 50 years of Bangladesh’s existence, we have seen many finance ministers. AMA Muhith was among those few who this nation will remember for making the job appear joyful and free from the pains of balancing difficult trade-offs amid resource constraints.
Born on January 25 in 1934 in Sylhet, Muhith played many roles in his life apart from being a finance minister. He was an economist, diplomat, freedom fighter, language movement veteran, writer and a historian.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government is heading to form banking commission soon to look into the reason behind the current vulnerable situation in the financial sector.
The amount of classified loans at the Sonali Bank is very high, and one of the key reasons behind this is government interference, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said yesterday.
Tk 40 per kilogramme of rice is tolerable for the people, Finance Minister AMA Muhith says.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith is confident that the outcome of Rangpur City Corporation election will not affect the upcoming parliamentary polls.
Removing all confusions about the permission of new banks, Finance Minister AMA Muhith categorically says the government is going to issue licenses for setting up three new banks.