No decision yet on extension of lockdown

Staff Correspondent

23 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The government is yet to take any decision on extension of the ongoing lockdown duration of which is going to expire today.

Earlier it is learned from reliable sources that the Prime Minister has received a proposal to extend the lockdown for one more week.

However, no decision has been taken by the Prime Minister till Saturday afternoon. The final decision will be made on Sunday, according to some reliable sources.

Requesting anonymity, a cabinet official said the lockdown might be extended following the corona situation in the country.

When asked for comment in this regard, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain told reporters: “A review of the lockdown is underway. No decision has yet been taken. The media will be informed of the decision soon.”