Govt employees asked to attend office as usual

7 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The government has ordered all its employees to return to offices, ending a window for 75 percent of staffers to work from home amid the pandemic, reports

The Cabinet Division directed the ministries and offices to restore the usual working hours to 9am-5pm, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam told on Thursday.

Many ministries have verbally informed their officials and employees about the matter. Some have already started working at full capacity, while others are preparing to bring all its employees back to work.

Nevertheless, the attendance restriction will still apply to the elderly and sick employees along with expectant mothers.