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1 April, 2020 00:00 00 AM

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Be sympathetic to labourers

Tipu urges house owners
BSS, Dhaka

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi yesterday urged the owners to consider with sympathy the issue house rent of the industrial labourers in this unusual situation rendered by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, he said the country’s export-oriented industries have been faced with hurdles because of worldwide coronavirus pandemic which also pushed the  labourers of the sector into big troubles.

“In this circumstance, I am requesting you (house owners) to be sympathetic towards the labourers and consider (waiving) their rent,” he said. Tipu Munshi said, “Our sympathy could help them (labourers) overcome this hardship smoothly, and I believe it would encourage them to contribute more to our export sector in future.”

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