cabinet secretary

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Cabinet okays proposal to raise judges' salaries

Cabinet approves proposal to hike salaries and benefits of members of Bangladesh Judicial Service, fixing monthly salary of senior district judges at Tk 78,000.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Civil bureaucracy plagued by in-situ

The government move to promote around 300 officials would see a further rise in the number of in-situ officials in the civil

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Cabinet approves draft of expatriates’ welfare policy

The cabinet approves the draft of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Act 2016 to make the immigration procedure easier and hassle free.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

Shafiul Alam new cabinet secretary

The government appoints senior land secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam as cabinet secretary.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

Act on house rent complaints, HC tells cops

High Court orders police to take steps regarding house rent-related complaints in all the cities including capital Dhaka.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

VAT ceiling raised for firms

Companies with an annual turnover of upto Tk 30 lakh will be exempted of VAT from now on, the cabinet decides.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

Govt allows leave for ethnic new year celebration

The government has decided to allow the public servants, who belong to ethnic minority groups, to take optional leave for two days to celebrate traditional festivals before and after the Pahela Baishakh.

March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015

Cabinet okays 1pc surcharge on mobile phone use

The cabinet approves a new law to introduce 1 percent surcharge on mobile phone use, cabinet secretary says. The government will earn Tk 140cr each year when the law will become effective.