The decision was made at a cabinet committee meeting
A final decision on the ninth wage board for journalists will be made next month, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.
This was decided at a cabinet committee meeting formed to review the Ninth Wage Board Award for journalists and employees, held at the auditorium of the Information Ministry, with Obaidul Quader in the chair, on Thursday.
The minister said: "We reached consensus on implementing the 9th wage board, at the meeting, and the final decision on it will be made as soon as possible."
Before announcing the final decision, a joint meeting with stakeholders will be held on June 12 at the Information Minister's office, added Quader.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud, Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque, State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian, Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, State Minister of Cultural Affairs KM Khalid, State Minister for Information Ministry Md Murad Hasan, were present at the meeting.