Shippers’ Council hails proposed budget

Staff Correspondent

9 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Shippers’ Council of Bangladesh has hailed the proposed national budget terming as ‘exceptional and courageous’ one.

In a statement on Tuesday, the organisation also appreciated the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Finance Minister Mustafa Kamal for evading the sector from tax.

“We welcome that the proposed budget that reduced tax, import duty, supplementary duty etc conveniently to protect local industry, export-oriented industry and agro-processing industry. I believe these steps will increase private investment and thereby employment and development of local industry,” SCB chairman Md Rezaul Karim said.