DHAKA: Finance Minister AMA Muhith Monday said there is no allegation of money-laundering against opposition BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia during her regime.
The finance minister made the assertion in response to a supplementary question made by AL lawmaker Zillul Hakim during the question-hour session of the parliament.
The lawmaker said, “Some money-laundering charges had against Khaleda Zia’s two sons during BNP led four-party alliance government, not against her.”
Replying to another question from Kamal Ahmed Majumder MP about bribe on tax payment, he said, “We also want the decrease of bribe in this sector. The government has taken initiatives to ease tax payment system.”
“The expatriates have sent 1,061 US dollars remittance till April of the current fiscal,” said the minister in response to a question made by Sadhna Halder MP.
Earlier in the afternoon, the procedure of second working day of the 13th JS session started presided over by Deputy Speaker Shawkat Ali.
BDST: 2045 HRS, MAY 28, 2012
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