On 16th September 2019, Sushasoner Jonny Procharavizan (SUPRO) and OXFAM urged the government to ensure equality in tax Management in terms of rationalizing direct tax and indirect tax ratio on the occasion of National Income Tax Day.' SUPRO’ General Secretary Mozibur Rahman commenced the program in a welcome speech. SUPRO Chairperson Abdul Awal Chaired the event and Planning Minister M A Mannan was the chief guest. Former National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Mohammad Abdul Mazid, renowned economist Dr. Mahabubul Mokaddem Akash, Associate Editor of Daily Prothom Alo Mr. Abdul Quaium, Policy, Advocacy, Campaign and Communications Manager of OXFAM Mr. S M Monjur Rashid and SUPRO representatives from 45 districts were also present among others.
On June 27, 2019, Citizen Right’s groups demanded to reform the tax structure along with increased tobacco tax to reduce harmful consumption of tobacco and to increase tax for promoting health and wellbeing for citizens. SUPRO a right based organization along with eight anti-tobacco organizations organized a press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity today. The conference Chaired by the Chairperson of SUPRO Abdul Awal and attended by the former Chairman of NBR Dr. Nasir Uddin Ahmed, Renowned Journalist Dawlot Akhter Mala, Ataur Rahman Masud, Program Officer-CTFK, Monju Rani Pramanik, the Treasurer of SUPRO and others.
Shushashoner Jonno Procharavijan (SUPRO) is a network of local NGOs and CSOs to promote right based approach and campaign for good governance and economic justice organized Citizen’s Dialogue ahead of the national budget for FY 2019-20. SUPRO organised the programme at BMA auditorium at Topkhana Road where former governor of Bangladesh Bank (BB) Dr Atiur Rahman addressed the programme as the key discussant.