The Finance Minister of Bangladesh has presented national budget 2017-2018 in the national Parliament on 1 June 2017. Total budget is 400266 crore taka. The budget for Local Government Division has increased from last year. 2016-2017 revised budget was 21,326 core taka and budget for 2017-2018 is 24,674 crore taka.  We have to keep saying to increase WASH budget. The Country Coordinator attended budget submission session at the national parliament as an observer. During budget session we had scope to meet couple of the Members of the Parliament. We had talked to the MPs to raise voice to increase WASH budget specially for the hard to reach area and women. budget-session-at-parliament