Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has asked garment factory owners to clear wages, Eid bonuses and arrears for workers before their holidays start as from June 22.
After holding a meeting at his ministry on Sunday, he said, “The owners have been asked to clear all their dues before the holidays start.”
The meeting focused on how to keep highways safe and free of traffic during Eid holidays.
Referring to them, Kamal said: “They have assured me that wages and Eid bonuses will be paid to the workers in time.”
The workers will go on holiday in phases starting June 22.
Adequate safety measures have been taken to avert crimes in the capital, particularly in the diplomatic zones, during Eid holidays, he added.
The official three-day vacation for Eid-Ul-Fitr starts on June 25.