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PM presents budget due to illness of Finance Minister

Rtv online report
|  13 Jun 2019, 00:00 | Update : 13 Jun 2019, 17:24
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has presented the budget of 5 lakh 23 thousand 190 crore taka for 2019-20 fiscal year in the parliament as Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal fell sick while presenting it.

Earlier the Finance Minister began to present the budget after getting permission from Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury after commencement of third session of eleventh national parliament at 3 pm on Thursday.

But after 4 pm the parliament went into interval for five minutes as the minister fell sick. After that the session began at around 4:10 pm and the Prime Minister began to present the budget.

The size of the proposed budget is fixed 5 lakh 23 thousand 190 crore taka. It is 12.61 per cent bigger than the budget of current year. The budget will be passed on June 30.


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