Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said, “provide us with the names of money launderers if you know. It would help us to take action against them.”
The minister was responding to a comment that a huge amount of money is being siphoned out of the country.
Jatiya Party lawmaker Kazi Firoz Rashid, and BNP’s Rumeen Farhana, made the comment today in the national parliament during a discussion of the 2020-2021 supplementary budget.
The Finance Minister said ‘I don’t have a list of those who siphon off money. If you know the names of the money launderers, provide us their names. ‘
During the discussion, Kazi Firoz Rashid said the director of one bank was taking money from another bank. “Thousands of crores of takas are being siphoned off. They are also sending money abroad by hundi.” The courts wanted a list of those who have built homes abroad but he Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has not yet provided that.