Half-yearly ADP progress slips amid corona By Hasibul Aman | Last Updated: 18th January, 2021, 00:00

Implementation of the government’s development budget hit the five-year low at 23.89 per cent in the first half of FY21 mainly due to gloomy local resources utilisation amid the ongoing Covid-19…

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