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Interview: Anu Muhammad

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

Economist Anu Mohammad sees nothing in the budget for the new poor, nothing for the development of the health sector or the education sector. It will just widen the gap between the rich and poor and ...

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

Interview: Akbar Ali Khan

'Administrative reforms must to properly implement budget'

The new budget can hardly be a final one given the prevailing circumstances and crisis, and the government needs to take speedily decisions accordingly, says writer and thinker Akbar Ali Khan

'Administrative reforms must to properly implement budget'

BGMEA urges govt to simplify RMG export procedures

The president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Faruque Hassan has called on the commerce ministry to simplify the export procedures for the apparel sector

BGMEA urges govt to simplify RMG export procedures

Finance minister rejects the claim of 25m new poor

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday rejected a claim that the coronavirus pandemic has made 25 million new poor in the country.

Finance minister rejects the claim of 25m new poor

Lawmakers call for reining in money laundering

Six months after the foreign minister’s remarks, now lawmakers during the current session of parliament strongly demanded money laundering must stop.

Lawmakers call for reining in money laundering

Zero tolerance for corruption in financial sector: Finance minister

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Monday told parliament that 15 laws will be enacted within the next one year as the government is pursuing a zero-tolerance policy against irregularities in the ...

Zero tolerance for corruption in financial sector: Finance minister

Budget 2021-22

Attention must be paid to reforms

'We want to see such a dynamic leadership in the health sector or in the health ministry, so that the allocation for the health sector is fully implemented and the common people get the full benefits ...

Attention must be paid to reforms

BGMEA wants continuation of 0.5 per cent source tax

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Saturday demanded that the government continues the existing 0.5 per cent source tax for the next five years in the new budget

BGMEA wants continuation of 0.5 per cent source tax

Budget underestimated impacts of Covid-19: SANEM

The South Asian Network for Economic Modeling (SANEM) has said the proposed national budget has failed to make a proper assessment of the impact of Covid-19 pandemic

Budget underestimated impacts of Covid-19: SANEM

Proposed budget leaves many questions unanswered

Bangladesh has made strides in economic development over the past 50 years, but economic disparity has increased too. The finance minister’s budget speech made no mention of reducing this disparity

Proposed budget leaves many questions unanswered
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