Star Online Report
The government may extend the duration of ongoing shutdown till May 15 to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
“We have already sent a proposal to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her consideration. The public administration ministry will also send a summary in this regard to her tomorrow,” State Minister for Public Administration Forhad Hossain told today.
“We are hoping to issue a gazette notification regarding extension of the ongoing closure by tomorrow,” he added.
If approved, this would be fifth time the government extended shutdown after it first announced closure of all public and private offices from March 26.