Health sector prioritised to address global pandemic

Tk. 41,027 crore allocations proposed for health sector in FY2020-21

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11th June, 2020 06:02:28 printer

Health sector prioritised to address global pandemic

Country’s health sector has been given highest priority in the proposed National Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 to address global virus pandemic and ensure public health services.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal told this to the parliament on Thursday afternoon while he was delivering speech on the national budget for FY2020-21.

He proposed Tk. 41,027 crore allocations for the health sector in FY 2020-21, which is 1.3 percent of GDP and 7.2 percent of total budget allocations.


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