Dhaka Metropolitan Shop Owners Association on Sunday decided to extend the closure of all shopping complexes and malls in the city till 4 April coinciding with the government’s 10-day public holiday to contain coronavirus (COVID-19), reports BSS.

President of the association Towfiq Ehsan, in a statement, today urged all the shop and mall owners in the city to keep their business houses shut till 4 April as per the government instruction.

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He requested the affluent businessmen to stand by the poor people in their respective areas during this crisis time and stay home.

Earlier, on 22 March, the country’s all shopping complexes and malls were declared closed from 25 to 31 March in view of the outbreak of the coronavirus.

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