ISPAB, COAB postpone countrywide strike


DHAKA, Oct 17, 2020 (BSS) – Internet Service Provider Association of
Bangladesh (ISPAB) and Cable Operators Association of Bangladesh
(COAB) today postponed their countrywide three-hour strike which was
supposed to start from tomorrow.

Two platforms took the decision following a virtual meeting with
Posts and Telecommunication Minister Mustafa Jabbar, State Minister
for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak, and Posts and Telecommunications Division
Secretary Afzal Hossain.

Leaders of the two platforms, however, will take decision after meeting
which is scheduled to be held tomorrow with the Dhaka South City

Earlier, ISPAB announced a countrywide shutdown from October 18,
from 10am to 1pm daily, to press home their demands.

ISPAB President Aminul Hakim moderated the press conference where
ISPAB General Secretary Emdadul Hoque, COAB President S M Anwar Parvez
and leaders of both the organizations were present.