DHAKA: Finance Minister AMA Muhith Sunday said Bangladesh Fund has invested a total of Tk 1472 crore in the capital market up to June 14 to improve the unusual situation of the market.
The finance minister came up with the disclosure in response to a question from a lawmaker Fazilatun Nesa Bappi in question-hour of the parliament.
The ruling Awami League lawmaker also told the House that the Bangladesh Fund was formed in a bid to bring back stability in market and trust of investors to the capital market.
He added: “Some state-owned banks and organizations are the entrepreneurs of the fund. The fund started its activities on October 10, 2011.”
Replying to another query, he said, “According to the report of Bangladesh Bank Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), the transaction of Unipay2u in some banks is in satisfactory level.”
The AL leader said, “The report along with other documents, have already been sent to Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for taking necessary step.”
He added: “Meanwhile, we also sent related documents of Destiny 2000 to the ACC for further action.”
BDST: 1532 HRS, JUN 24, 2012
Edited by: Maria Salam, Asst Output Editor / M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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