health minister Zahid Malik said, severe pressure on the Prime Minister for reduce the age of marriage for girl. 

And he also said, “No decision has been taken yet. We are discussing it,” Zahid Maleque said on Thursday, “the prime minister is facing pressure from the rural areas to reduce the age (of marriage)”.

File Photo File Photo The current legal age of marriage is 18 years when a girl is no longer a child. That is in keeping with the UN Child Rights Convention that Bangladesh ratified.