DHAKA: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader asked the leaders and activists of the ruling party to study the national budget for fiscal year 2019-20.
He said: “If you go through the proposed budget deeply, you can response the criticism over it properly. Then you can also make people understand that this budget is a pro-people one.”
Obaidul Quader, also the minister for road, transport & bridges, came up with the instructions, at a special organizing meeting of Awami League's Dhaka divisional units at its central office at Bangabandhu Avenue Saturday (June 15).
"There is a class of people inclined to confuse the people and make the government fall into hazard over the budget. The budget is a new issue to them. They are criticizing the budget," said the minister.
Awami League Joint General Secretary also Education Minister Dipu Moni, Organizing Secretary Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel, Office Secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap, among others, took part in the meeting.
However, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal placed the country’s 48th budget of Tk 5,23,190 crore, for fiscal year 2019-20, at the Jatiya Sangsad Thursday (June 13).
BDST: 1823 HRS, JUN 15, 2019