Policy & Regulation

Bangladesh budget to boost power and energy sectors

The power and energy sectors are expected to feature prominently in Bangladesh’s new budget.
By Staff reporter 7 June 2018 0 31199

The power and energy sectors are expected to feature prominently in Bangladesh’s new budget, according to The Bangladesh Post.

Subsidies are expected to be increased to keep the electricity price under control and experts have suggested that the country’s gas exploration programme will be allocated more funds.

Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Nasrul Hamid has also requested money for renewable energy projects.

A gas pipeline linking Bhola to the gas grid will be included in the budget.

Subsidies are also expected for the LNG sector...