The Cabinet at a special meeting on Thursday approved the proposed 50th national budget for the fiscal year 2021-22, seeking to revive the pandemic-hit economy.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting held at the cabinet room of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, other ministers and state ministers concerned attended the meeting.
The Finance Minister is set to unveil the proposed national budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year. He is scheduled to start unfolding his second budget at the Jatiya Sangsad at 3:00 pm.
The budget will be the third one of the present Awami League government formed through the December-30 general election held in 2018.
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