Taka 13,914 crore proposed for Agriculture Ministry

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DHAKA, June 7, 2018 (BSS) – Finance Minister AMA Muhith today proposed an
allocation of Taka 13,914 crore for the Ministry of Agriculture in the
proposed budget of fiscal 2018-19, which is Taka 3,595 crore more than that
of the budget of the outgoing fiscal 2017-18.

The finance minister made the announcement of the allocation while
placing the national budget for 2018-19 fiscal in the Jatiya Sangsad this
afternoon with Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.

The allocation for the ministry was Taka 10,319 crore in 2017-18.

The Finance Minister, in his speech, laid emphasize on successful
implementation of the projects taken under the Ministry of Agriculture.