Shakhawat Hossain  

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    BEZA for officials’ training in Australia, Japan, Korea, S’pore

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:39am on July 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority has proposed at least three overseas training programmes in four developed countries under the project of constructing two fire stations at...

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    Low-priority projects suspended

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 01:28am on July 16, 2020

    The government on Wednesday suspended funding for low-priority projects under the annual development programme of the current financial year as part of its austerity measures...

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    DNCC LED light set to cost Tk 98,000

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:35am on July 15, 2020

    The government on Tuesday approved a project allowing Dhaka North City Corporation to install 12,218 LED lights at a projected cost of Tk 120 crore....

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    4.93 lakh names trimmed from cash assistance lists

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 01:04am on July 09, 2020

    The finance ministry has dropped the names of 4.93 lakh aid-seekers from the cash assistance programme lists compiled by a number of ministries after some...

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    COVID-19 sharply lowers ADP use rate: minister

    Shakhawat Hossain           | Updated at 01:33am on June 22, 2020

    The current COVID-19 pandemic has lowered the annual development programme implementation rate by over 10 percentage points in one year while the yearly performance has...

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    Public debt sees record surge, to soar further

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 11:47pm on June 17, 2020

    The outstanding public debt surged by a record 1.5 percentage point of the gross domestic product in the outgoing fiscal year 2020–21 against the backdrop...

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    Big budget with record deficit unveiled

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:20am on June 12, 2020

    The government on Thursday unveiled the national budget with an overambitious revenue target and a record deficit in order to ward off the havoc of...

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    Budget pledges left on backburner

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2020

    No serious and significant steps were taken to implement some of the major pledges, including stern measures against the wilful loan defaulters, made while announcing...

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    Economists want rational subsidies

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2020

    Economic experts have asked the government to overhaul the current subsidy and incentive policy that is heavily tilted towards the energy and export-oriented apparel sectors...

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    Shwapno sales surge as consumers opt for safety

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 10:36pm on June 05, 2020

    From checking panic buying to streamlining supply chain as well as facilitating online shopping and introducing home delivery, largest local grocery chain Shwapno has seized...