capital city

Capital

Dhaka

currency

Currency

Taka (BDT)

date format

Date format

dd/mm/yyyy

region

Region

APAC

entitlement

Minimum holiday entitlement

11

paid public holidays

Paid public holidays per year

11

Additional leave compliance rules and complexities

Annual leave

All workers are entitled to 10 days’ leave each calendar year, though this statutory right does not extend to tea plantation workers. Tea plantation workers get one day’s paid annual leave per 22 days of work. There are other specific rules for certain roles and industries. Employees who work in the road transport service industry and employees who work in shops, industrial establishments, commercial establishments, and factories get one day’s paid annual leave per 18 days of work. Newspaper workers get one day’s paid annual leave per 11 days of work.