Journos to stage demo for 9th wage board on Sunday

Journalists will stage demonstrations across the country on Sunday demanding immediate formation of 9th wage board for journalists, employees and workers of the newspaper industry.

Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) in a statement today urged all journalists of both print and electronic media of Dhaka City to attend the demonstrations in front of the National Press Club at 11am. After the demonstration, a memorandum will be handed over to Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu.

Journalists of other unions will hand over their memorandums to the

respective divisional commissioners or deputy commissioners.

BFUJ secretary general Omar Faruque urged all newsmen of the media to attend the demonstration for making it a success. The journalists of electronic media are going to be included in the wage board for the first time through the upcoming 9th wage board.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)