Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said an announcement about the formation of the 9th Wage Board would be made by December 31, 2016. Simultaneously, effective steps would be taken for formation of a wage board for journalists working in the electronic media.
The minister disclosed this at a meeting with journalist leaders at his office yesterday. The meeting was chaired by the minister.
Prime Minister's Media Advisor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, Information
Secretary Mortuza Ahmed, president of Bangladesh Federal Union of
Journalists' (BFUJ) Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul and BFUJ secretary general Omar Faruk, president of Dhaka Union of Journalists' (DUJ) Shaban Mahmood, general secretary Sohel Haider Chowdhury and high officials of the ministry of information were present at the meeting.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)