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Journos to rally for wage board award today

Published : Sunday, 18 August, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 94

Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists will hold demonstration across the country on Sunday to press home their demands including the announcement of ninth wage board award and enactment of Mass Media Employees' Act immediately.
The BFUJ announced the countrywide rally also protesting against indiscriminate termination of journalists and other staff at different media outlets and the case lodged by Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh against the publication of gazette of ninth wage board award.
In a release BFUJ secretary general in-charge Abdul Majid said that BFUJ and Dhaka Union of Journalists would hold a rally in front of the National Press Club at 11:00am as a part of the countrywide programme.
A procession would be followed, it said, adding that a memorandum would also be submitted to the information minister later on the day to press home the demands.     -AGENCIES

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