Per capita foreign debt Tk 24,890 now: FM...

Dhaka, Tuesday   19 October 2021

Per capita foreign debt Tk 24,890 now: FM

 Economy Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:30 PM, 15 September 2021  

Per capita foreign debt Tk 24,890 now: FM

Per capita foreign debt Tk 24,890 now: FM

The per capita foreign debt of the citizens of Bangladesh is Tk 24,890 now, Finance Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal said today.

He said this in reply to a query from ruling Awami League MP Didarul Alam from Chattogram-4 in the parliament on Wednesday.

Replying to a question from Didarul Alam, the finance minister said the current foreign debt stood at $49,458 million. According to the Bureau of Statistics, the total population of the country is $169.31 million. In this context, the per capita foreign debt is $292.11.

Mustafa Kamal said the loan agreements with various development partners and organizations till June 30 this year is $95,908.34 million. Of the total amount, $59,458 million have been disbursed while disbursement of $46,450.34 million is under process.

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