JS Budget session resumes
Published: 12:16 PM, 15 June 2021 Updated: 12:17 PM, 15 June 2021
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban; File Photo
The budget session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) started on Tuesday morning with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.
Earlier on Monday, the budget session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad resumed after a six-day prorogation.
The sitting was adjourned till June 14 after passing the supplementary budget for the financial year 2020-2021.
Participating in the budget discussion for the fiscal year 2021-2022 in the Jatiya Sangsad, ruling party lawmakers said the present government has given a unique, timely, courageous and implementable budget amid the global epidemic.
They said the proposed budget preferring the life and livelihood of the people would help promote the Bangladesh brand and create employment through industrialization.
Taking part in the general discussion for the fifth consecutive day on the proposed budget for the 2021-22 fiscal in the Jatiya Sangsad, they said it will create huge employment, cut poverty and build a digitalized one by 2041.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on June 3 in the Jatiya Sangsad unveiled a Taka 6,03,681 crore national budget for 2021-22 fiscal setting the GDP growth target at 7.2 percent amid the economic fallout due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.