Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Wednesday said that the gazette notification on dearness allowance of ninth wage board for journalists would be published after Eid-ul-Fitr
While addressing at a Iftar party at National Press Club, Inu, also the president of a Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal faction, said works for the publication of gazette notification of dearness allowance areoin final stage. ‘You will get it after Eid-ul-Fitr,’ Inu said.
The Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists and Dhaka Union of Journalists factions jointly organised the programme where Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmain Chaudhury was chief guest.
Earlier, the information minster on May 26, at the founding anniversary programme of Dhaka Reporters Unity at its premises said that the gazette notification would be published before Eid-ul-Fitr.
The ninth wage board, at its third meeting held in the last month, fixed 45 per cent dearness allowance for journalists.
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