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2,344.19kg gold seized during last 6yrs, Muhith told parliament



Gold Bar seized at Dhaka Airport

1 March 2015, Nirapad News: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Sunday told in parliament that the customs officials and customs intelligence department seized 2,344.19 kilograms gold during the present government’s last six years.

Replying to a question from treasury bench member Muhibur Rahman Manik, he said the seized gold was deposited in the volt of Bangladesh Bank.

The Minister informed the House that the government earned Taka 3,19,90,175 as (VAT) revenue through mobile banking services till December 2014 in the Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

Actually private banks are providing mobile banking service and state-run banks are yet to start its mobile baking service, he said replying to another question from treasury bench member AKM Jahangir Hussain.

Muhith informed the parliament that the mobile banking transaction was Taka 78,303 crore during the 2013-2014 financial year.

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