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Budget session adjourned till June 18

  • Published at 11:34 pm June 12th, 2018
File photo of the session room inside the Bangladesh Parliament Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The session will reconvene after the Eid holidays

The ongoing budget session of Parliament has been adjourned till 3pm on June 18 next due to Eid-ul Fitr.

Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah who was in the chair announced the adjournment decision on Tuesday afternoon.

Eid-ul-fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated in the country either on June 16 or June 17 depending on sighting of the Shawwal moon. The government holiday for eid will begin on Friday.

The 5th budget session of the 10th Parliament began on June 5 last and it will continue till July 12 next.

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on June 7 last placed a national budget for 2017-18 fiscal year in the House, which is scheduled to be passed on June 28 next. The Finance Bill will be passed on June 27.