The mayor also said no new tax had been imposed in the budget
The Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has announced a Tk2,436.30 crore budget for FY2020-21.
The budget was announced by CCC Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin at the Chattogram Club Auditorium with CCC ward councillors, officials and journalists in attendance on Tuesday.
“The people of this city have a lot of expectations and CCC is constantly striving to meet those expectations. In order to increase civic facilities, the financial capacity of the city corporation has to be increased,” he said.
The mayor also said no new tax has been imposed in the budget.
“It is a development-oriented one, aimed at providing better civic amenities to the city dwellers,” he added.
Furthermore, the mayor announced a revised budget of around Tk1,448 crore for the FY2019-20.
In reply to a question, the CCC mayor said the proposed budget is practical and not ambitious.