The government officials including officials of private and autonomous organisations have been asked not to leave their work stations during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha holiday to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The Ministry of Public Administration has issued a gazette notification in this regard on Monday.
“As the spread of coronavirus is increasing in the country, officers and staff of all government, private including autonomous offices, are asked to stay at their respective workplaces mandatorily to restrict the spread,” said the handout.
Earlier of the day, the decision in this regard was taken at the Cabinet meeting, presided over by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“The three-day Eid holiday won’t be extended further and no one can leave their respective workplaces or headquarters during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha,” said Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam at a press briefing after the Cabinet meeting.