Shakhawat Hossain

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    Submarine base to be built with Tk 10,300cr

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on May 21, 2019

    The construction cost of the proposed full-fledged and permanent base for keeping and operating submarines has been estimated at Tk 10,300 crore, officials said.Chinese state-owned...

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    Spl fund for robotics, AI edn likely in budget

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:32am on May 14, 2019

    A special allocation of minimum Tk 50 crore would be set aside in the coming budget to encourage technology-driven education like learning of robotics, artificial...

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    FF allowances to go up

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:27am on May 12, 2019

    The government is likely to increase the allowances for freedom fighters but keep the rates of other grants under the social safety programmes unchanged in...

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    Asset management companies to join the effort

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:34am on May 05, 2019

    The government is reviewing proposals aimed at establishing assets management companies to recover bad loans from the errant borrowers, officials said.The assets management companies, both...

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    Govt body, not BB, to monitor restructuring of bad loans

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:27am on May 03, 2019

    The government will form a committee to monitor the implementation of the guidelines on restructuring of new bad loans though the Bangladesh Bank has so...

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    Mustafa Kamal backtracks on making budget speech short

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:43pm on April 28, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has backtracked on his previous plan to cut short the speech of the national budget apprehending criticisms the drastic changes...

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    Marriot to open 7 luxury hotels in Bangladesh in next 5 years

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 07:50pm on April 26, 2019

    Banking on great success of hotel Le Meridien Dhaka, Marriot International has drawn out plans to open seven new hotels in the capital and other...

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    Chinese companies lobby for 2nd nuclear power plant in Bangladesh

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:11am on April 21, 2019

    Chinese companies are showing interest in constructing the planned second nuclear power plant in Bangladesh’s south although the site is yet to be selected....

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    Revenue income down by Tk 22,580 crore

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:39am on April 14, 2019

    The government is set to slash overall revenue target by Tk 22,680 crore in the outgoing financial year because of poor collection in almost all income...

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    Guideline at final stage

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:18am on April 07, 2019

    The government is going to allow Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to invest abroad though private investment at home is less than expected and bad loans are on...