Update May 12, 2015

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Jatiya Sangsad budget session to begin June 1

Sumel Sarker


Jatiya Sangsad budget session to begin June 1

12 May 2015, Nirapad News: The budget session (sixth session) of the 10th parliament will begin on June 1 (Monday). This will be second budget session of the current parliament which will start at 5.30 pm on the day.

President Abdul Hamid summoned the session of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on Monday exercising the power bestowed upon him as per the Article 72(1) of the Constitution, said a press release.

Meanwhile, Finance Minister AMA Muhith at different pre-budget discussions said the size of the upcoming national budget will be around Tk 3,00,000 crore (Tk 3 trillion). The size of the current fiscal’s budget is Tk 2,50, 506 crore and the previous one was Tk 2,22,491 crore.

The 5th session of the 10th Parliament began on January 19, 2015 and was prorogued on April 2 after 39 sittings that passed eight bills. The 10th parliament went into its maiden session on January 29, 2014.

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