Finance Minister

A job at Samsung factory changes lives for 8 transgenders

Eight transgender people now work for Samsung Fair Electronics in Narsingdi. They are working as security guards at the main gates, assisting in office work, cooking in the canteen and housekeeping.

A job at Samsung factory changes lives for 8 transgenders

Govt to procure 100,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia

The government has taken a decision in principle to procure some 100,000 metric tons of wheat from Russia on G2G basis under direct procurement method

Govt to procure 100,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia

‘Interest rates cut on savings certificates won’t affect marginalised investors’

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said that the recent interest rates cut on savings certificates would not affect the small and marginalized investors.

Interest rates cut on savings certificates won’t affect marginalised investors: Finance minister

Bangladesh’s per capita foreign debt now stands at Tk 24,890

Replying to another query from parliament member Didarul Alam, he said the amount of loan agreements with various development partner countries and institutions is $ 95,908.34 million as of 30 June

Bangladesh’s per capita foreign debt now stands at Tk 24,890

Govt to procure 90,000 MTs of fertilizer, 30,000 MTs of wheat

The government approved separate proposals for procuring a total of 90,000 metric tons (MTs) of fertilizer and 30,000 MTs of wheat to meet the growing demand of the country

Govt to procure 90,000 MTs of fertilizer, 30,000 MTs of wheat

Afghanistan

Taliban appoint two ministers, intelligence chief

The Taliban have appointed a new finance minister, an intelligence chief, and an acting minister in Afghanistan

Taliban appoint finance, interior ministers, intelligence chief

Former finance minister AMA Muhith returns home

Former foreign minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhith returned home to his Banani home in the capital city on Wednesday night from the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) where he had been treated for Covid

Former finance minister AMA Muhith returns home

Kamal doubts patriotism of those who say time of remittance has come to an end

A vested quarter has been advocating against the government’s incentive on remittance since it was introduced back in 2019, said finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Kamal doubts patriotism of those who say time of remittance has come to an end

Interview: Zahid Hossain

‘Economic recovery uncertain amid second wave of coronavirus’

Economist Zahid Hossain, in an interview with Prothom Alo, feels the new poor have largely been ignored in the government's measures to tackle the economic crisis created by Covid. The small ...

‘Economic recovery uncertain amid second wave of coronavirus’

Budget 2021-22: Challenge lies in implementation

As per the rules, on 30 June, the last day of the financial year, the parliament passed the budget of Tk 6.03 trillion for FY2021-22, which is to be effective from 1 July, the first day of the new ...

Budget 2021-22: Challenge lies in implementation
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