This year’s budget pro-people, business-friendly: Quader...

This year’s budget pro-people, business-friendly: Quader

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:29 PM, 9 June 2022   Updated: 08:31 PM, 9 June 2022

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader; File Photo

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader; File Photo

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has presented the national budget of Tk 6,78,064 crore for the 2022-23 fiscal year in the parliament. Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader termed this budget as a “pro-poor and business-friendly and pro-people budget”.

He said this while speaking to reporters after the budget session outside the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Thursday.

Obaidul Quader said there is certainty in this budget that “social safety net has increased by Tk 7,000 crore” more than before. Therefore, considering all aspects, the issue of the lower and middle class has been taken into consideration in this budget. 

“Tk 7,000 crore has been increased there,” he also said, adding that it is a pro-poor budget, a business-friendly budget and a pro-people budget.

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