HPM Sheikh Hasina urges all to pray for speedy recovery of Obaidul Quader

The cabinet today requested the countrymen to pray for Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, who is now on the way for treatment at Mt. Elizabeth, Singapore with critical cardiac ailments. “The cabinet was informed about his (Quader’s) health condition (and) it urged the countrymen to...

Cabinet approves Bangladesh Labor (Amendment) Act, 2018

The Cabinet approved in principal the draft of Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2018 aimed at making it friendlier for workers alongside disciplining workers and owners conduct for increased productivity. “The cabinet approved the law in the weekly cabinet meeting at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair,...

Cabinet okays minimum wage of Tk 8,300

The Cabinet has approved the National Wage Scale-2015 and allowances for the workers of public sector industries with minimum wage of Tk 8,300 as recommended by the National Wages and Productivity Commission 2015, reports BSS. The approval was given in the weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Prime Minister’s Office with Prime Minister S...

Cabinet approves harsh actions against provoking mental patients to commit crime

The cabinet has approved the proposed National Mental Health Act-2017 to replace a 105-year old lunacy law with the draft suggesting stern punitive actions against provoking mental patients to commit crimes and running unlicensed facilities for lunatics. The cabinet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair approved the proposed law in its...

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