Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the authorities concerned to take measures for not providing house rent allowance to government employees if they don’t stay at the government quarters earmarked for them.
She gave the directive while chairing the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) virtually from Ganobhaban on Tuesday.
Planning Division Senior Secretary Md Ashadul Islam briefed reporters after the meeting held at the NEC Conference Room in the city.
“The government staff must stay in the government quarters earmarked for them. Otherwise, they won’t get house rent allowance. The Prime Minister has given the directive to take measure in this regard,” said the Planning Secretary.
The directive came during the discussion about the construction of quarters under the Extensive Development of the Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (1st revised) Project.