National budget

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Here’s what the 2022-23 budget must address

The national budget for the next fiscal year will be the third since the start of the Covid-19 crisis in March 2020. Can we expect it to address the current realities, contexts and challenges of...

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

Quota system to be re-examined after budget: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government will re-examine the quota system of the public service recruitment after the national budget.

May 31, 2017
May 31, 2017

Big budget to ‘misguide people’: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says the government is going to place a big budget to “misguide people”. The government is raising the size of the budget every year to give people...

May 27, 2017
May 27, 2017

15% uniform VAT won’t affect prices of essentials: Muhith

Reiterating his determination to keep 15 percent unified value-added tax (VAT) in the next fiscal, Finance Minister AMA Muhith claims that the uniform VAT will not affect the price of essentials.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Anti-people budget: Rizvi

BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi Ahmed rejects the proposed national budget for the next fiscal terming it as anti-people.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

REPORT CARD ON MR. MUHITH

AL'S affable finance minister is a lucky man having done the national budget more number of times than any other finance minister.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

Budgetary allocation for people with disabilities

Jatiya Pratibandi Forum (JPF), in a press conference on Sunday, highlighted that there has not been any significant allocation for development of people with disabilities in the national budget...

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Smokers to pay more

Cigarette prices are set to go up as the finance minister proposes some tax measures aimed at reducing the use of tobacco and maximising revenue collection from the sector.