DHAKA: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith will
place the national budget for the next fiscal (2018-19) at Jatiya Sangsad on
Thursday, which will be the country’s 47th national budget.
The veteran Finance Minister is going to set a rare example in the
country’s history by placing his 10th national budget in a row, a press
release of Finance Ministry said.
This will be Muhith’s overall 12th national budget placement in Jatiya
Sangsad while it is the last budget for the present Awami League government
in its 2nd successive term.
Muhith will place the budget at Jatiya Sangsad from 12:30 pm.
From that moment, the budget speech; the budget in brief; annual
financial statement; supplementary financial statement; mid-term
macroeconomic policy statement; flourished children: prosperous Bangladesh;
Child Budget 2018-19; March towards Digital Bangladesh: Update 2018; Budget
statement 2018-19 for climate protection and development; Gender budget
statement; consolidated fund receipt; Bangladesh Economic Survey, 2018;
Combined demand for grants (operations and development); Detailed budget
(development); mid-term budgetary framework, and SoE budget summary for FY19
will be published on the designated websites as well as will be supplied from
Besides, the activities of the banking, insurance and financial
institutions for the year 2017-18 prepared by the Bank and Financial
Institutions Division will be placed in Jatiya Sangsad.
Like the previous year, the Finance Minister will make the budget
presentation through a power-point, which will be made available on the
website of the Finance Division — www.mof.gov.bd.
The budget documents will also be available on www.bangladesh.gov.bd,
www.nbr-bd.org, www.plancomm.gov.bd, www.imed.gov.bd, www.bdpressinform.org,
www.pmo.gov.bd and www.bdnews24.com.
Any person or organisation at home and abroad can send feedback, opinion
or recommendation by filling up a form after downloading it from the website.
All the received opinions and recommendations will be considered.
Muhith will speak at a post-budget press conference at Osmani Memorial
Auditorium on June 8 (Friday) at 2:30 pm.