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Remittance flow to become normal in 2-3 months: Finance Minister

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th October, 2021 07:16:17 PM
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Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal expressed his hope that country’s remittance flow will become normal within two to three months.

The finance minister talked in this regard after a virtual meeting of the cabinet committee on purchase on Wednesday.

A H M Mustafa Kamal said the country has received remittances as low as one billion dollars in last three months. Hope, the remittance flow will increase. The country received around $25 billion as remittance in last year.

The current flow of remittance is also satisfactory. If the current flow of remittances continues, Bangladesh will receive $22-23 billion as remittances annually. Many expatriate Bangladeshis got stuck at home are now going back to works. Country’s all remittance come from the expatriates, he said.  

As the expatriates have started to go back to their workplaces, the remittance flow will return to normalcy within two to three months, Mustafa Kamal added.