Govt to shut down production at 25 state-owned jute mills

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2 July 2020, Thu
Published: 07:49

Govt to shut down production at 25 state-owned jute mills

The government has decided to shut-down production of 25 state-owned jute mills under Bangladesh Jute Mill Corporation (BJMC) by providing 100 percent dues of the workers of the mills.

Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina made the decision after a meeting at Ganabhaban on Thursday, reports UNB.

Dr Ahmed Kaikaus, principal secretary to the Prime Minister, said this at a briefing at the Prime Minister's Office.

The government allotted  Tk 5,000 crore to pay dues of 25,000 workers.

Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Sunday announced that state-owned BJMC will be halting operations to stop piling up losses.

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