Lockdown likely to be extended, decision Tuesday
Published : Monday, 2 August, 2021 at 6:19 PM Count : 361
The ongoing restriction on movement and public transport is likely to be extended for seven more days considering the current pandemic situation.
The high-level policy makers will sit on Tuesday to take decision in this regard.
An inter-ministerial meeting will be held around 11am on Tuesday with Liberation war Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque in the chair, a source in the Cabinet Division informed the matter.
The ongoing 14-day restrictions will be ended at midnight on August 5.
The source said invitation letters have already been sent to 12 ministers and state ministers including the Lberation War Affair Minister and the Home Minister, 16 secretaries, The principal staff officer of the Armed Forces Division, the IGP, top officials of intelligence agencies, the DG of the DGHS and the Director of the IEDCR.