JS budget session begins Tuesday

UNB . Dhaka | Update:

A collected illustration from PexelsThe first budget session of the 11th parliament formed through the 30 December general election will begin on Tuesday.

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal will place the proposed national budget in the House on Thursday.

The size of the budget for the upcoming 2019-'20 fiscal year will cross Tk five trillion, said prime minister Sheikh Hasina at an Iftar Mahfil on 25 May last.

Before the House goes into the session at 5:00pm on Tuesday, the business advisory committee of parliament will sit in a meeting to fix the duration and businesses of the session.

President Abdul Hamid on 13 May summoned the third session (budget, 2019) of the 11th parliament exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Article 72 (1) of the constitution.

On 7 June 2018, former finance minister AMA Muhith placed a Tk 4.64573 trillion budget for the 2018-19 fiscal.

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