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Trade bodies to brief on budget Saturday

Sun Online Desk     30th June, 2017 08:12:34 printer

Trade bodies to brief on budget Saturday

Country's leading trade bodies will hold a joint press conference on Saturday to give their reaction to the national budget for 2017-18 fiscal year, reports UNB.


President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, its vice-presidents and directors will be present at the news conference to be held at the FBCCI auditorium at 12 noon, said a press release on Friday.


The leaders of different chambers, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and other business organisations will also be present.


Parliament on Thursday passed the Tk 4,00,226 crore national budget for FY 2017-18 with a growth target of 7.4 percent, expecting to open up a new horizon for Bangladesh through some initiatives ahead of the next general election.