Brac to work for low-cost migration of workers

Brac has decided to help Bangladeshi workers go abroad for jobs at reduced cost while the process will start from March, said officials. “We have decided to help in sending workforce abroad a ...

Muhith rubbishes Moody's warnings

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has rejected predictions from the global credit-rating agency Moody’s that the Gulshan terror attack will have a long term affect on Bangladesh's economy. ...

Tofail: Prices of essentials stable except sugar

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has said the prices of essential commodities are stable except sugar in the month of Ramadan. One kilogram sugar should not be sold for more than Tk60, Tofail told re ...

Tk1.23 trillion ADP approved for next fiscal year

The government has approved the Annual Development Programme outlay of Tk1.23 trillion for next fiscal year with a high allocation in the country's transportation sector. National Economic Coun ...

Muhith: No more gas-based industries until Dec 2017

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has advised businessmen planning to set up gas-based industries to wait until the end of next year. He made the call at a meeting on trade related issues in Dhaka on Thu ...

Do not oppose VAT law, Muhith tells business owners

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has advised businessmen not to be rebellious regarding the implementation of the new VAT law. The minister instructed business owners to keep track of VATs and taxes pai ...

Muhith: Banking Commission not this fiscal year

Banking Commission will not be formed this fiscal year for different reasons, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said. The minister was speaking with newly elected office bearers of the Economic Repor ...

Muhith: BB needs to be reformed

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said that Bangladesh Bank needs to be reformed. “Bangladesh Bank is not in a healthy condition, it needs to be reformed,” he said to journalists at his s ...

Yunusur Rahman made banking secretary

Yunusur Rahman, a former chairman of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, has been appointed secretary of the Bank and Financial Institutions Division of the Finance Ministry. The Public Administratio ...

Body to analyse why BB authority hid the cyber heist

The newly formed three-member investigation committee will try to find out why Bangladesh Bank authorities kept the $101m cyber heist a secret and also look into whether central bank officials were in ...

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