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  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    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.

  • 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 a wrong perception about the economic growth, he alleges.

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    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.

  • 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.


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

  • 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...

  • 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.