Dhaka South City Corporation mayor Sheikh Fazle Nur Taposh on Wednesday urged businessmen to shut down their shops by 8:00pm in order to stem the spread of COVID-19.
‘As the corona infections are in rising trend again, all should close their shops and business establishments by 8:00pm,’ he said.
‘We have issued a public notice…If we close all the shops by 8:00pm, the infection will be reduced and we will be able to play an effective role in making Dhaka a clean and hygienic city,’ he said.
Taposh made the call while talking to reporters after inspecting Bangladesh Boys Club ground at Gopibagh in the city, said a press release.
Chief executive officer of the corporation ABM Amin Ullah Nuri, chief waste management officer Air Commodore Badrul Amin and chief engineer Rezaur Rahman, secretary, among others, were present.
Want stories like this in your inbox?
Sign up to exclusive daily email
More Stories from Country