Govt’s 10-days holiday begins
Published: 12:46 PM, 26 March 2020
Photo: Daily Bangladesh
The government’s 10-days announced general holiday as precautionary measures to prevent coronavirus infection has begun from Thursday.
The holiday includes March 26 Independence Day and March 27, March 28 weekly holiday. The general holiday will be from March 29 to April 2. Besides, weekly holiday of April 3 and April 4 will be included.
The Ministry of Public Administration issued a notification last Monday.
However, raw markets, pharmacy stores, hospitals, and emergency services will not be under the 10-days holiday.
The army has been deployed since Tuesday to provide support to the private administration for maintaining social distance and alertness in divisional and district cities.
If a low-income person is unable to live in the city due to coronavirus, the government will provide him necessary assistance in his village or home under home returning program. District commissioners will take action in this regard.