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Budget 2019-20

Rod prices may increase by Tk 11,000 per tonne

The prices of rod may increase by Tk 10,925 per tonne as the upcoming budget has proposed to increase value added tax (VAT) and advance income taxes on different layers between production and sales ...

Rod prices may increase by Tk 11,000 per tonne

Education gets the highest allocation but ...

The highest allocation has been proposed for the education sector in the upcoming budget of the 2019-20 fiscal. The credit for such an increase goes to the government 'mega' project of Rooppur ...

Education gets the highest allocation but ...

'Budget lacks accountability, democratic practice'

The speakers at a roundtable on Friday called for an urgent and complete overhaul of the budget system to attain the nation's desired goal in line with spirit of the liberation war, reports UNB.They ...

'Budget lacks accountability, democratic practice'

The tedious task of whitening black money

Quite a strong debate has been stirred up over whitening black money. This debate has arisen as the finance minister has given scope in the proposed 2019-20 budget for whitening black money of ...

The tedious task of whitening black money

BNP, CPD criticise budget in identical manner: Hasan

Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said BNP and Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) are criticising the national budget in an identical manner every year.“They (BNP and CPD) make mainly ...

BNP, CPD criticise budget in identical manner: Hasan

No outcome without reforms

This budget is achievable, but cannot be implemented unless prioritised reforms are brought about. And even if implemented, the desired outcome will not be achieved. The reform priorities include ...

No outcome without reforms

Interest-free car loans drives govt costs up

It has been reported that many government officials are misusing the interest-free loans being provided to purchase cars. The loans had been provided in the hope that it would reduce the burden upon ...

Interest-free car loans drives govt costs up

Scope to whiten black money unacceptable

Keeping windows to whiten black money in the proposed national budget for the 2019-20 fiscal has received negative reactions. Transparency International Bangladesh said that the black money holders ...

Scope to whiten black money unacceptable

Publish photos of defaulters, says ABB president

President of Association of Bankers' Bangladesh (ABB) Syed Mahbubur Rahman on Saturday suggested the government publish the names of loan defaulters."Loan defaulters aren't allowed to go abroad in ...

Publish photos of defaulters, says ABB president

FBCCI terms budget business-friendly

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has dubbed the proposed national budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year a "business-friendly" one, reports UNB."We thank prime ...

FBCCI terms budget business-friendly
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