Number of loan defaulters stands at 1.70 lakh
Published : Saturday, 22 June, 2019 at 5:13 PM Count : 241
The number of total loan defaulters in the country is now 170,390 and total amount of defaulted loans is Taka 102,315.19 crore, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday.
“Total number of loan defaulters in the country has been increased to 170,390 in 2018 from 111,954 in 2015. And total amount of defaulted loans has stood at Taka 102,315.19 crore in 2018 from Taka 59,105 crore in 2015,” he said, BSS reports.
Kamal was replying to a scripted question from Bangladesh Workers Party lawmaker Lutfun Nesa Khan tabled in the House with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.
The finance minister informed the House that the number of loan defaulters was increased by 58,436 and amount of defaulted loans was increased by Taka 43,210.19 crore during the period.