Budget session can be covered from Songsad TV
Published: 06:37 PM, 1 June 2020
The media has been requested to cover the upcoming budget session by watching Songsad Television Bangladesh.
The request was made in a press release sent from the Parliament Secretariat on Monday.
The budget session of the Eleventh National Assembly will begin on June 10 at 5:00 pm. President M Abdul Hamid convened the eighth session of the Eleventh Parliament.
The budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 will be presented in this session by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on June 11, at the same time, he will also present the supplementary budget for the current fiscal year.
In a press release, journalists were requested to cover all the activities of the budget session in the public interest to prevent the recent transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) from the live broadcast session of Songsad Bangladesh Television.
In the current situation, it will not be possible to provide passes to journalists of different media during the budget session, the Parliament Secretariat said.
The press release informed that the ‘Budget Documents’ will be distributed immediately after the presentation of the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 on June 11 at 3:15 pm, maintaining an orderly physical distance from the media center of the parliament building.
Budget documents can be accepted by entering the Parliament premises by showing the accreditation card. The Parliament Secretariat has been requested not to send more than one member from each media outlet.