Holiday expansion notice issued...

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Holiday expansion notice issued

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:41 PM, 1 April 2020   Updated: 07:04 PM, 1 April 2020

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The government has issued a notification regarding the expansion of the ongoing general holidays for the public-private offices in the country to prevent coronavirus transmission. The general holiday period has been extended till April 9.

A notification was issued from the cabinet department on Wednesday.

According to the notification, a general holiday was announced from April 5 to April 9. Weekly holidays of April 10 and 11 will also be linked to this.

However, the notification states that this arrangement will not be applicable for emergency services (electricity, water, gas, fire services, cleaning activities, telephone and internet, etc.).

It also said that agricultural commodities, fertilizers, pesticides, food, industrial goods, medical equipment, transport of urgent and necessary goods and raw materials, pharmaceuticals and hospitals would be out of the holiday. Vehicles, trains and buses including rickshaw vans will be resumed in phases for the benefit of people's lives.