e-CAB Executive Committee Members met with Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC)Executive Director S M Ashraful Islam at a pre-budget discussion. Leaders of Internet Service Provider Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB) were also present at the meeting. e-CAB forwarded following proposals at the meeting

  • Tax exemption on e-Commerce till 2025.
  • Keep e-Commerce trade license fee below Tk.3,000.
  • Keep online transaction charge within 1%
  • VAT exemption on online transaction till 2025.


ICT Ministry accepted all the proposals and assured e-CAB leaders that it would forward the proposals to finance ministry. e-CAB President Razib Ahmed, Finance Secretary

Mohammad Abdul Haque, Director (Communication) Md. Afzal Hossain, and Director (Corporate Affairs) Nasima Akter Nisha were present at the meeting.