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Journos to stage PMO-bound march for 9th Wage Board tomorrow

DHAKA, March 21, 2107 (BSS) - Journalists serving in mainstream print and electronic media will stage a street march towards Prime Minister's Office (PMO) tomorrow protesting the delay in constitutingthe ninth wage board as pledged by authorities.

A press release signed by BFUJ secretary general Omar Farooque, said today that Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) will organise the march at about 11 am starting from the Jatiya Press Club.

"All members of BFUJ, DUJ and senior journalists are requested to join the protest programme for the ninth wage board," the release reads.

Meanwhile, BFUJ President Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul and General Secretary Omar Faruque, DUJ President Shaban Mahmud and General Secretary Sohel Haider Chowdhury, in separate statements, urged all newsmen to make the programme a success.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)