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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 01 Jun 2023, 09:48 PM

Finance minister explains why imports had to be reined in

The current account deficit increased from US$ 4.58 billion in FY 2020-21 to US$ 18.6 billion in FY 2021-22 due to increase in import expenditure in the external sector and decline in remittances.

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Budget FY24: Transport sector gets 87,629C

The allocation for the transport and communication sector in the proposed budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year has been set at Tk87,629 crore.

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Finance minister unveils 7,61,785C budget for FY24

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday unveiled a Tk7,61,785 crore (approximately $7.1 billion) proposed national budget for the 2023–24 fiscal year in the national parliament.

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Universal pension system to be rolled out from FY24

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said the government has planned to launch universal pension system from FY24.

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LPG price drops by Tk13.42 per kg

Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has slashed by Tk13.42 per kg to Tk89.48 from the previous price of Tk102.9 for the month of June.

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Kamal: Umbrella investment program being designed to make Dhaka rivers pollution-free

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said the government is designing an umbrella investment program to make the five rivers surrounding Dhaka city pollution-free aiming to turn Dhaka city into a livable one.

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File Photo: A toxic melange of dyes, tanning acids and other dangerous chemicals have rendered the rivers technically dead Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

One soldier killed as Army captures KNF headquarters with training camp in Bandarban

An army patrol team on Thursday occupied a secret training camp with the headquarters of armed terrorists of KNF (Kuki-Chin National Front) in Thepi para area of Ruma upazila of Bandarban.

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Budget FY24: Land registration tax in Dhaka, Chittagong increased

Land registration tax in Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) has been increased from 3% to 4% in the proposed national budget for 2023-24 fiscal year. 

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People with no income still have to pay Tk2,000 to collect tax returns

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed a minimum Tk2,000 tax on people, who do not have taxable income, but will still file tax returns. 

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Budget FY24: Which items will be more affordable?

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in a decrease in their prices.

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Budget FY24: Climate-related allocation decreases slightly

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed Tk37,052 crore as a climate-related allocation in the budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year.

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Budget FY24: Which items will get costlier?

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in an increase or decrease in their prices.

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Budget FY24: GDP growth target 7.5%

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday predicted Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7.5%. 

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Budget FY24: Defence allocation increases by 4.3%

The allocation for the Defence Ministry in the proposed budget for fiscal year 2023-24, has been increased by Tk1,735 crore, a  4.29% increase, from that of the outgoing fiscal 2022-23.

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