Dhaka, March 10 -- Finance Minister Abul Hasan Mahmood Ali on Sunday said that the upcoming budget will be encouraging for the private sector and hoped that the economic growth momentum will be continued towards achieving the growth targets.

He assured that the government would consider all the rational recommendations from the private sector.

He also said the private sector is playing a key role in the development of the country.

"Government is firmly committed to facilitating the private sector so that they can do their business in a hassle-free manner," he said while speaking at a pre-budget discussion organised by the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI), in association with Samakal and Channel 24, at a city hotel.

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