4:53 pm - Sunday May 24, 9103

Budget to be 3-time bigger under current regime: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Friday said the size of the national budget will be increased by three times during the present tenure compared to that during the last BNP-led alliance government.

MuhithSpeaking at a discussion after laying the foundation stone of an academic building of PathantulaGovtPrimary School, the Finance Minister said the government is now standing on a much firmer ground compared to the past, UNB reported.

Muhith said people’s fundamental rights had been established during the rule of the immediate past government and the trend of promoting peace and welfare of people will continue in the coming days to build a modern and prosperous Bangladesh.

The discussion was chaired by PathantulaGovtPrimary School governing body chairman Abdur Razaq Raza Khan.