Senior Correspondent: The government has published in form of a gazette the report made by the 9th Wage Board for the newspapers and news agencies.
The Ministry of Information published the gazette dated September 12 on its website which will come into effect from the date of publication.
Following the new salary structure, journalists and workers of newspapers and news agencies will enjoy 80 to 85 percent more salaries.
The government on January 29 in 2018 formed a 13-member wage board headed by retired Appellate Division Judge Md Nizamul Huque. The board submitted its report to the government on October 28, 2018.
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