Mustafa Kamal placing Tk 5,23,190cr budget
Published : Thursday, 13 June, 2019 at 3:21 PM Count : 222
Finance Minister AFM Mustafa Kamal has started placing his maiden budget, and Awami League government's 20th for the fiscal year 2019-20 in the parliament.
He began presenting the Tk 5,23,190 crore budget before the house around 3:00pm on Thursday.
Size of the proposed budget for 2019-20 FY would be 18 percent biger than the previous FY.
Mustafa Kamal wants his first budget will be what he said 'smart' which is appropriately implementable.
In the proposed budget, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been set 8.2 percent while Annual Development Programme (ADP) Tk 20,27,21.
The Finance Minister does not want to raise tax rate in the new budget. Rather he wants to meet target of revenue income increasing tax area.
The budget documents will be available on the website of the finance division www.mof.gov.bd.
The documents will also be available on www.bangladesh.gov.bd, www.nbr-bd.org, www.plancomm.gov.bd, www.imed.gov.bd, www.bdpressinform.org and www.pmo.gov.bd and at the BSS website – www.bssnews.net.