Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- The government and the garment makers have agreed to sanction Eid holidays for the workers in phases in a bid to curb the sudden rush on homebound people ahead of the festival.
The decision was taken at a reevaluation meeting on Eid holidays in the readymade garment (RMG) sector held at the Shipping Ministry with minister Shahjahan Khan in the chair on Wednesday.
The apparel workers will get the holidays phase by phase so that they can avoid any sudden rush and enjoy safe and comfortable journey, an official statement said.
Shipping Secretary Abdul Mannan Hawladar, BGMEA vice president Siddiqur Rahman and BKMEA director Alamgir also attended the meeting.
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