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All shops except pharmacies to close by 7pm

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:07 PM, 6 April 2020   Updated: 07:34 PM, 6 April 2020

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Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has directed to close all types of shops including raw markets and super-shops except pharmacies within 7pm every day. 

Masudur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner (Media and Public Relations) of DMP confirmed the information saying, Super-shops and authorized raw markets could be open from 6am to 7pm and local grocery shops 6am-2pm, but medicine shops for 24hrs. The order will remain active until further notice is issued in this regard.

It is learned that police members have already informed the super-shops about the directive. Police are working to ensure social distance declared by the government as preventive measures over COVID-19. To ensure it more strongly the new decision has been made.