Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021
Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021

Block allocation worth Tk10,000cr proposed for Covid-19 response

The finance ministry proposed a block allocation worth Tk10,000 crore to meet the expenses related to Coronavirus pandemic in the proposed budget 2021-2022.

The finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal made the disclosure while announcing budget proposal for 2021-2022 fiscal year on Thursday (June 3).

During the budget speech, he said, “Like the budget of the last year, we also make commitment this year that the government will take all necessary measures to address the impact of the pandemic.”

The minister said, “I would like to propose to allocate Tk 10,000 crore in the next fiscal year to meet the emergency requirements to respond to the pandemic.”

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