Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) expressed immediate reaction on the proposed national budget for FY 2016-17 at CPD Office, Dhaka on 2 June 2016. Hon’ble Finance Minister presented the new budget with an amount of Tk 3.41 trillion which is 15.5 percent larger than FY2015-16.
Rehman Sobhan is a noted Bangladeshi economist and freedom fighter. He was educated at St. Paul’s School, Darjeeling; Aitchison College, Lahore; and the University of Cambridge. He was one of the economists whose ideas influenced the 6-point programme of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, which became the basis for the struggle for self-rule for Banglades