JS budget session begins Tuesday

Publish on: 2019-06-10 7:13:59 PM
Amirul | risingbd.com

Staff Correspondent: The first budget session of the 11th parliament will begin on Tuesday.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal will place the proposed national budget in the House on Thursday.

The size of the budget for the upcoming 2019-‘20 fiscal year may be Tk 523,190 crore which will be the highest budget compared to the previous ones.

It will be the 48th budget of the country and 19th budget of the government led by the ruling Awami League.

Before the House goes into the session at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, the business advisory committee of parliament will sit in a meeting to fix the duration and businesses of the session.

President Abdul Hamid on May 13 summoned the third session (budget, 2019) of the 11th parliament exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Article 72 (1) of the constitution.

On June 7, 2018, former Finance Minister AMA Muhith placed a Tk 464,573-crore budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year.


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