Muhith starts presenting budget for 2018-19 FY
Published : Thursday, 7 June, 2018 at 1:34 PM Count : 1548
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has started presenting the proposed national budget for 2018-19 fiscal year in Parliament on Thursday afternoon.
The Finance Minister AMA Muhith has set a record in the country's history presenting 10 consecutive national budgets.
Earlier, the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved the Tk 464,000 cr national budget.
The annual development programme (ADP) for the coming fiscal is likely to be Tk 178,000 crore.
The revenue target is over 30 percent higher than the revised collection target for the outgoing fiscal year and accounted for around 64 percent of the proposed budget.