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Bangladesh on track after Rana Plaza: European Union

Bangladesh has made significant improvement in safety standards and workers’ rights in the aftermath of Rana Plaza building collapse, a top official of the European Union said yesterday. “Things are…

Muhith for innovation to sustain development

Muhith for innovation to sustain development

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday (17 August 2014) urged the country’s civil society and economists to come with an innovative idea to boost wage employment in order to help sustain…

Economic progress lauded

Economic progress lauded

Local and foreign economists joining a major gathering in Dhaka yesterday praised the country’s progress on the development and economic fronts. They also reminded the country of the serious challenges…

ADB President praises Bangladesh for steady growth, poverty reduction

ADB President praises Bangladesh for steady growth, poverty reduction

DHAKA, BANGLADESH (15 June 2014) —Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao had meetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Finance Minister Abul Maal A.Muhith, and discussed the continuation of…

Private investment the key

The economy faces an impossible task of raising private investment by Tk 75,000 crore in fiscal 2014-15 to achieve the desired 7.3 percent GDP growth, the Centre for Policy Dialogue…

Finance Minister attributes ambitious budget to recent achievements

Finance Minister attributes ambitious budget to recent achievements

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Friday he prefers presenting ambitious national budgets because of the excellent achievements in recent fiscal years. Responding to a query at a post-budget press conference…

Muhith places 2014-15 budget

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has placed annual budget proposal around Tk 250,506 crore for 2014-15 fiscal year on Thursday afternoon. The finance minister started reading out the proposal of the…

Finance Minister presents Tk 2.5tr nat’nal budget in JS today

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith will present before the 10th Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) a Tk. 2.5 trillion (250,000 crore) national budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2014-2015 on Thursday…

Remittance maintains positive trend for 4th month

Remittance maintains positive trend for 4th month

The inflow of remittance continued to maintain a positive trend for the fourth month in May as expatriate Bangladeshis sent home US$ 1,202.18 million in the month compared with US$…

Proposed SEZs to get Tk300cr for land acquisition

The government has decided to allocate Tk300 crore in the upcoming budget for acquisition of lands for the proposed special economic zones. Against the backdrop of huge complaints lodged by…