The commerce ministry and representatives from some government bodies will sit on Wednesday to decide whether they would provide six months to Evaly after the digital platform sought the time to respond in detail to the show-cause notice it received recently.

“We are sitting to decide what should be done regarding Evaly,” Tapan Kanti Ghosh, commerce secretary, told The Daily Star today.

The commerce secretary will chair the meeting.

The body will comprise representatives of the Bangladesh Bank, the home ministry, the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection, and some other government entities.

On July 19, the ministry sent a letter to Evaly, asking it to explain by August 1 how it would settle its current liabilities to customers and merchants. Evaly, however, responded on the last day of the deadline.

The notice ordered the e-commerce site to come up with…

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