1.         I seek your kind permission to place before this august House the supplementary budget of FY 2016-17 and the proposed budget of FY 2017-18. 2.         First of all, I would like to thank Allah, the most gracious and merciful, for providing me this opportunity to place before the parliament my 11 budget as a Finance Minister. Only due to His boundless blessings could I perform the arduous task of formulating budget at this age. Let me take this opportunity to pay respect to the greatest Bengalee of all times, the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It would not have been possible for me to place a budget before this august house had he not established this sovereign country. I would like to pay tribute to the four national leaders- Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam, Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed, Shaheed Captain M. Mansur Ali and Shaheed AHM Kamruzzaman- the competent aides of Bangabandhu. I recall with reverence the sufferings of our dauntless freedom fighters and the oppressed womenfolk during the war of liberation. I remember with a bleeding heart Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib and other family members of the Father of the Nation and others martyred on Au...