Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday has given directives to authorities concerned to reduce tariff on four products which include rice, edible oil, sugar and date- ahead of the upcoming Ramadan.
The directive came from the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in the city.
“The Prime Minister has given a clear directive to decrease the duty on four items – edible oil, sugar, rice and date — on the occasion of the upcoming Ramadan, said Cabinet Secretary Md Mahbub Hossain while briefing reporters at the Secretariat.
Later, Cabinet Secretary Md Mahbub Hossain in a press conference disclosed the decisions taken in the meeting.
Ahead of the Holy month of Ramadan, the premier gave directives to National Board of Revenue (NBR) to reduce tariff on the four products. Now the NBR will decide how much tariff will be reduced.