Finance Minister presenting budget worth Tk 6,78,064cr...

Finance Minister presenting budget worth Tk 6,78,064cr

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:31 PM, 9 June 2022   Updated: 04:11 PM, 9 June 2022

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Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has started presenting the proposed budget for the next fiscal year in the Jatiya Sangsad. The size of the proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year is Tk 678,064 crore. 

The Finance Minister started presenting the proposed budget in the Jatiya Sangsad at 3 pm on Thursday.

Earlier in the day, the Cabinet approved the proposed budget for the new fiscal year in a special meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban. 

This is the 23rd budget of the present government and the 51st budget of Bangladesh and the fourth budget of the current Finance Minister. 

In the budget for the next 2022-23 fiscal year, various steps are being taken to tackle the economy after the novel coronavirus.

This year's budget is titled “Overcoming the Impact of COVID and Returning to the Continuity of Development”. Inflation control, agriculture, health, human resources, employment and education are some of the areas that have been given utmost importance in the budget.

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