Plotters of hiking salt price to face music: Quader

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DHAKA, Nov 19, 2019 (BSS) – Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said those who are plotting to hike salt price by spreading rumors would be brought to book.

“There is no shortage of salt and rice in the country. Those who have created crisis by spreading rumors have been kept under surveillance,” he told a press conference this evening at Prime Minister and AL President Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political office in the city.

Quader said a vested quarter is hatching conspiracy in a planed way over the salt after the onion issue.

The plotters want to achieve political goals and want interim election, he said.

AL Presidium Member Abdul Matin Khasru, Joint General Secretaries Jahangir Kabir Nanok and Abdur Rahman, Information Minister and Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud, Organizing Secretaries Ahmed Hossain, AFM Bahauddin Nasim and BM Mozammel Haque, Information and Research Secretary Advocate Afzal Hossain, Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap,

Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Agriculture and Cooperative Secretary Faridunnahar Laily, Education and Human Resource Affairs Secretary Shamsunnahar Chapa, Forest and Environment Affairs Secretary Delwar Hossain, Deputy Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, central working committee members Riazul Kabir Kawser and Marufa Akhter Popi were present at the press conference, among others.