State Minister for Information Md
Murad Hasan today told the Jatiya Sangsad that the ninth pay board grant for
columnists and workers of papers and news organizations would be declared
The state pastor thought of the comments while answering to a featured
question, for the benefit of Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, set by decision
party legislator Sheik Anne Rahman (Women situate 19).
Murad said the media-accommodating government, driven by Prime Minister Sheik
Hasina, guaranteed the pay rates and different offices of writers and laborers
of papers and news offices by declaring the eighth compensation board grant
2013 and later executing it.
He said now a sum of 167 papers are executing the eighth compensation
Moreover, the state clergyman stated, the legislature framed a 13-part ninth
compensation board, headed by a resigned equity of Appellate Division of Supreme
Court, for columnists and representatives of papers and news organizations, and
reported 45 percent dearness remittance for them.
He said the ninth pay board presented its report to the legislature and
in the wake of examining the report, a seven-part bureau board of trustees, headed by
Street Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, was framed in this
Taking note of that the bureau council has effectively held a gathering with
partners concerned, Murad said the ninth compensation board grant for columnists
will be declared soon.