Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today said the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is very important in maintaining economic stability across the globe.
The budget totalling Tk 5.24 trillion and 9.5 billion is due to be placed before parliament on June 13, according to a finance ministry projection.
Corporate tax rate in Bangladesh is one of the highest in this region, contributing to flight of capital abroad.
Authorities are collecting data on international transactions of multinational companies to stop them from siphoning off money from Bangladesh.
They also found a correlation between the rise of non-performing loans (NPLs) and money laundering.
The finance minister also emphasised increased privatisation of the education sector to bring the private sector players in the arena.
Meanwhile, the PM at the NEC meeting again directed the ministries not to appoint any person as the project directors for many schemes under the development programme.
In this context, Dr. Mahmud called for greater allocation of resources for education and health sectors to avert any future disparity in these social parameters.
President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) Osama Taseer disclosed it on Saturday when Ambassador of China to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo paid a visit at DCCI auditorium in the capital.
State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam said Bangladesh prefers trade partnership to overseas assistance as the country has decided to scale down its aid dependence.
Both the countries are facing the risks of extremism and militancy, said Dr Samir Saran, president of the Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation.
We've been informed about the suit, but our lawyer will look into the matter," one of the members of the Bangladesh delegation told the FE over Viber from Manila, preferring anonymity.
The envoy also highlighted Bangladesh's higher investment opportunity.
To this end, the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a project titled 'Sheikh Hasina Nakshipalli, Jamalpur (1st phase)'.
The country's aggregate exports grew by 12.81 per cent to $23.80 billion during the July-January period of FY '19, compared to nearly $21.10 billion in the corresponding period of last fiscal.
The minister said this while responding to a starred question placed by lawmaker Md Aslam Hossain Saudagar of Kurigram-1 constituency in the house with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair, according to a BSS repo
everal hundred students were lined up outside the Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall and Salimullah Muslim Hall at 7:00 am. Members of the Bangladesh Chhatra League were seen going from hall to hall and urging students to vote.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal made the statement on Sunday in the parliament while placing the report on budget implementation progress of the first quarter (Q1), the trend of income and expenditure, and macroeconomic an
This is no secret that many countries, over the years, have become prosperous by skilling their workforce, he said adding keeping in mind the technological advancements, the countries undertook new development strategies and
Fazle Kabir came up with the statement while speaking at an inauguration ceremony of SME Diploma Programme at Spectra Convention Centre in the capital on Saturday,