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28 corporations owe banks Tk92bn

Update : 06 Oct 2013, 06:59 PM

Twenty eight corporations owe different banks of the country a total of over Tk92bn as of July 31.

Finance Minister AMA Muhith informed the parliament of the sorry state on Sunday, replying to a question of Nasrin Jahan Ratna (women seat-42).

Of the outstanding, Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation Tk25bn, Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation Tk23bn, Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation Tk16.8bn, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Tk13.7bn, and Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation Tk5.4bn.

Muhith said the banks have already taken initiatives to realise the dues from the corporations – in some cases, banks filed cases against the corporations. Responding to another question of Moazzem Hossain Ratan, he said there were 3,357,519 TIN holders across the country till September 30 last.

However, he said there are some duplicate TIN holders among them. “TIN-cleansing is now underway and we’ll know the exact number of TIN holders by December this year.”  

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