10th Parliamentary election in January: Finance Minister

Staff Correspondent:

The Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul  Muhith has said the next 10th general election will be held in between the last week of December to January 24.

Talking to the journalists on Wednesday (today) at Secretariat Muhith told this after a meeting with the officials of Comptroller and Auditor General.

The Finance Minister also said the government will form a permanent pay commission by November 15 to increase salaries and allowances of the government officials and employees.

He also assures the employees of the Bangladesh Bank and the state owned commercial banks that a separate pay scale will be declared within November.

However the salary structure for the bank employees has already been finalized by a government committee.

Source: BD Chronicle