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Offices resume after Eid vacation

DHAKA, The government and private offices opened today after a long vacation on the occasion of the EidulFitr.

EidulFitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of Muslims, was celebrated in the country amid much enthusiasm and religious fervour on Wednesday.

The Eid holidays were from June 4 to 6, but the officials of government and private offices got an opportunity to enjoy their vacation from May 31 to June 8 with oneday optional leave on June 3 while June 12 and June 78 were weekly holidays.

Government officials at Bangladesh Secretariat were seen exchanging greetings with one another on the first working day after the Eid.

Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul Karim, Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury, Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain and other ministers and state ministers today joined the offices and exchanged greetings with officials of their respective ministries.

The Eid zest, however, is still witnessing in the banks as attendance of officials was low on the first working day after the vacation.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)