Shopping malls to remain open from 10am-8pm...

Dhaka, Sunday   09 May 2021

Shopping malls to remain open from 10am-8pm

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:10 PM, 26 April 2021   Updated: 09:12 PM, 26 April 2021

Shopping malls to remain open from 10am-8pm

Shopping malls to remain open from 10am-8pm

The government has been decided to keep shops and shopping malls open in the capital from 10am to 8pm every day while maintaining coronavirus (Covid-19) health guidelines.

The decision was taken at an inter-ministerial meeting organized by the cabinet department on Monday afternoon.

The meeting also extended the ongoing lockdown by one more week to May 5 to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain also said that a notification in this regard may be issued on Tuesday.

On Sunday, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Mohammad Shafiqul Islam said at a press conference that shops and shopping malls could be kept open till 9pm every day in the capital while maintaining hygiene rules.

However, on April 23, the Cabinet Division issued a notification to keep the shops and shopping malls open. It was said that shops and shopping malls could be kept open from 10am to 5pm every day following hygiene rules.

Meanwhile, the government has reopened shops and shopping malls from Sunday, keeping in view the livelihoods of the people amid the Corona situation.

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