SANGSAD BHABAN,June 6,2021 (BSS) – Bangladesh has been able to keep its economy on strong foundation by keeping all its economic index higher amid desperate global economic condition due to the onslaught of COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to constructive leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has been able to keep its economy balanced and robust under the ongoing pandemic novel corona situation, said the treasury bench lawmakers in the House here.
The general discussion on the supplementary budget discussion of FY2020-21 moved with Speaker Dr ShirinSharmin Chaudhury in the chair.
Participating in the discussion, treasury bench lawmaker,Tahzeeb Alam Siddiqui of Jenaidah-2, said, “the prudential leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been able to keep the economy in strong position amid corona catastrophe. Bangladesh has been able to keep its foreign remittance and RMG export earning flow upward during the pandemic.”
Even the achievement of GDP growth of 5.2 percent in 2020-21 FY has also being astonished the economic analysts throughout the world, he told the parliament.
Claiming the country’s economy as ‘robust and successful’ during the pandemic, the treasury bench lawmaker said ,”Bangladesh didn’t witness high inflation and overall economic situation was almost stable due to prudent leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.”
Treasury bench lawmakers Abul Hasan Mahmud Ali of Dinajpur-8, Begum Selima Ahmed of Cumilla-2, Professor M Ali Ashraf of Cumilla-7, Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir of Chandpur-1, Abdus Shaheed of Moulbi Bazar-4,BNP lawmakers Rumeen Farhana of Women seat-50 and Harun-ArRashid of Chapainawabganj-3, among others, participated in the supplementary budget discussion.
Earlier,the lawmakers paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman andhis family members who had been killed on August 15 in 1975.