Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury on Monday placed a budget of Tk 743,55,93,000 for the ongoing 2020-21 financial year with a vow to ensure better civic facilities for the city dwellers.
He announced the budget, which is smaller by Tk 39.83 crore than the budget of immediate past fiscal year, in a virtual press conference held in the conference room of the city corporation at the noon.
The virtual programme was broadcasted directly through mobile phone app Zoom Cloud, SCC’s facebook page and Sylhet Cable System Pvt Limited.
Arif claimed in his budgetary speech that they tried their best amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic to get ready a realistic budget keeping balance between the heads of expenditure and income of the corporation without imposing any new tax.
Apart from journalists, representatives of different professionals and the SCC ward councillors and officials attended the programme.
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