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04:33 PM, June 11, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:45 PM, June 11, 2020

Tk 10,000 crore allocated to combat Covid-19 pandemic

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed to allocate Tk 10,000 crore to fulfil the emergency requirements to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

"We have taken all-out measures to improve the health sector. To combat the Covid-19 pandemic, we are implementing different programmes worth Tk 5,500 crore under the Health Services Division," the minister said while placing budget for 2020-21 fiscal year.

He also said, "The government will do whatever is required to address the pandemic. To fulfil emergency requirements, I propose to allocate Tk 10,000 crore as a lump sum."

 

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