Without imposing any new tax, Jhalokathi Municipality has announced budget of Tk 293,52,78,766 for FY 2019-20. Municipality Mayor Liaquat Ali Talukdar announced the budget at a local community centre on Wednesday. Maniruddoza, accountant of the municipality, Md Abu Hanif, Executive enhineer and Shahin sultana, Secretary of the municipality spoke the function mentioning various development project of that municipality.
The budget of the oldest municipal budget has been estimated to be Tk 292,44,90,000 and the expenditure has been set to Tk 293,52,78,766. The budget surplus to Tk 10,7,88,766. The municipal mayor Liakat Ali Talukdar announced the budget without imposing any new tax.
Among others, Advocate Khan Saifullah Panir, District Awami League general secretary, Advocate Anwar Hossain Anu, Convenor of District Jatiya Party, Moin Talukder, Sadar Upazila Vice Chairman, Israt Jahan Sonali, Women Vice Chairman, all the ward councilors and journalists of the municipality were present in the program.