9 Augst 2017, Nirapad News: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said here today 80 percent works including appointment of chairman relating to formation of the 9th wage board for the journalists have already been completed.
“The way of implementation of the wage board has not yet been closed with the recent remarks of Finance Minister as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is positive about the 9th wage board and she has given necessary instruction to Information Minister to this end,” he said after paying visit to Dhaka-Tangail four-lane highway at Rabna Bypass here.
He said the 9th wage board will be announced immediately after holding talks with the owners (of different media).
“Repair works of all the highways will be completed within seven to ten days ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha. Otherwise, the concerned people will face the music,” Quader, also General Secretary of the ruling Awami League also said.
The minister also hoped that the four-lane highway from Joydebpur to Alenga will be completed in due time as the work is going on in full swing.
Executive engineer Nur-e-Alam of Roads and Highways and additional police super of Tangail Aslam Khan accompanied the minister.