1730Published on June 10, 2022
Bangladesh Awami League's General Secretary Obaidul Quader MP has lauded the proposed budget for FY 2022-23, terming it "pro-people and business friendly".
Giving reaction on the proposed budgetary allocation, he said the proposed budget is aimed at the poor and will revive the country's post-Covid economy.
"It's a business-friendly and pro-people budget," Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, said.
He said this while speaking to journalists outside the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban after the end of budget presentation in the parliament on 9th June.
In the proposed budget, the allocation for social safety net has been increased by Tk 7,000 crore compared to the present allocation, Quader said, adding that the issues of lower and middle income groups have been highlighted in the budget.