Bangladesh Secretariat

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Secretariat offices start at 8am as per new work hours

Office activities at the secretariat begun at 8:00 this morning as part of government’s new schedule in order to save electricity.

May 18, 2019
May 18, 2019

Quader returns to work Sunday

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader is to join his ministry office on Sunday following his return from Singapore where he was under treatment for two months and 11 days.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

Workers work without safety gear at Secretariat

It is the heart of Bangladesh’s administration where The Daily Star found blatant ignorance of safety of human lives.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Don’t hold cabinet meeting at Secretariat, SC lawyer requests

A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the cabinet secretary requesting him not to hold the cabinet meeting at Secretariat saying that the prime minister’s movement for this meeting creates traffic jam in the city.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

85 promoted to additional secys

The government promotes 85 joint secretaries to the rank of additional secretaries, who were deprived of promotion in the last several years.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

Labourer killed as truck hits him in Secretariat

A labourer is killed after a truck hits him while working inside the Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Gazipur, Rangpur to get metropolitan police

The cabinet approves draft laws for converting Gazipur and Rangpur police to metropolitan police. Bijoy Bhattacharya, additional secretary to the cabinet division, says the decision was made to provide legal services to the doorsteps of the people.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Salary of govt staff as per new pay scale from Jan 1

The government employees may draw their salary as per the new pay scale from January 1 next year which has been made effective from July1 this year, finance minister AMA Muhith says.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Garo woman gang-rape: Cops foil Secretariat besiege move

Police bar a procession when it was going to besiege home ministry at Bangladesh Secretariat demanding maximum punishment for those who gang-raped a Garo woman on May 21.