Experts for hiking prices of cigarette, tobacco products through specific taxation

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File photo of A rickshaw-puller smokes a cigarette on a Dhaka street on June 11, Thursday, 2020 Md Manik/Dhaka Tribune Speakers at a roundtable said their budget proposal would encourage 1.1 million adult smokers to quit, prevent premature deaths of 390,000 existing smokers and 400,000 youths To achieve a tobacco-free Bangladesh, the prices of cigarettes […]

No specific data on country’s land, water portions

Government working round the clock to preserve arable land, forests and waterbodies, says Land Minister Saifuzzaman There is no specific data on the size of land and water portions of Bangladesh, Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury told the Parliament on Sunday.  “No specific information was found regarding the size of water and land parts of the […]

No specific data on country’s land, water portions

No specific data on country's land, water portions

There is no specific data on the size of land and water portions of Bangladesh, Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury told the Parliament on Sunday. “No specific information was found regarding the size of water and land parts of the country from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics or any other government organisations,” he said responding to a […]