New stimulus package will make economy more dynamic: Finance Minister
Economic Reporter: The total number of incentive packages given by the government, including two new ones approved by the Prime Minister, is 23. The total financial amount is 1 lakh 24 thousand 53 crore, which is 4.44 percent of GDP, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. Manabjamin online
“I believe the two new incentives announced by the Prime Minister will definitely work,” he said. The finance minister made the remarks in a written statement sent to various media on Sunday. In a written statement sent from the finance ministry, the finance minister said the backward people would benefit greatly from the two new incentives approved by the prime minister. Besides, there will be more momentum in the economy.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved two new incentives to address the impact of coronavirus in the country’s cottage, small and medium industries, improve the living standards of rural marginalized people and expand social security programs for the extremely poor elderly and widows. The total allocation for the two programs is Tk 2,600 crore. He also said that the implementation of which will start immediately.