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PM placing budget as Finance Minister falls sick

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is presenting the national budget in Parliament for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, June 13 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is presenting the national budget in Parliament for the 2019-20 fiscal year as Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has fallen sick. The finance minister started presenting the national budget in the House around 3:07pm ...

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Budget: Prices up, prices down

Dhaka, June 13 : Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on thursday proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.   So far, we have got the following items and this list will be updated.  Prices up   Cosmetics, mobile phone services, ceramics, cigarettes, helicopter renting, plastic products, aluminium products, cooking oils, ...

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Finance Minister presents Tk 523,190cr budget in parliament

Dhaka, June 13 : Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has presented Tk 523,190 crore budget for the fiscal year of 2019-20 which is 18.1 per cent of GDP. Total allocation for operating and other expenditures is Tk 320,469 crore, and allocation for the annual development programme is Tk 202,721 crore. The total revenue collection has been estimated to be Tk ...

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Finance Minister starts presenting new national budget

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is presenting the national budget in Parliament for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, June 13 : Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has started presenting the national budget in Parliament for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The Finance Minister began the rolling out the budget around 3:07pm. This is the first budget of the Awami ...

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PM donates Tk 3.05 crore to 10 individuals, one organisation

Dhaka, June 13 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday gave financial assistance of Taka 3.05 crore to 10 individuals and one organisation. The prime minister handed over cheques for the amount to them at her Jatiya Sangsad Office. Sheikh Hasina gave donation of Taka one crore to Towhid Reza Noor, a visiting domestic scholar, Binghamton University, New York, USA, for ...

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Rohingya repatriation: BD informs UN about Myanmar’s non-cooperation

UN chief concerned over repatriation delay State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held a bilateral meeting on Rohingya issue and the celebration of birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in New York. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, June 13 : Bangladesh has shared the existing problems regarding the Rohingya issue with the UN ...

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Rohingya crisis liability for all: Luxembourg

Int’l community urged to take decisive steps on accountability front Photo: PID Dhaka, June 12 : Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Paulette Lenert on Wednesday termed the Rohingya crisis a ‘liability for all’ and assured to extend continued support for a durable and peaceful solution to it. He met Foreign Minister Dr ...

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Dhaka seeks member states’ support for its IOM DDG post candidate

IOM to turn more effective org if Bangladesh candidate elected, says Shahriar in NY Dhaka, June 12 : Bangladesh has sought the support of the international community for its candidate in the upcoming election for the position of Deputy Director-General (DDG) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Bangladesh has floated the candidacy of its Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque ...

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