The Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Sunday said that the shops and shopping malls in Dhaka would be allowed to keep open from 10:00am to 9:00pm every day since Monday.
The metropolitan police commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam said that the DMP, being directed by the government, informed the decision to the shop and shopping mall owners.
But all, the sellers and the buyers, will have to follow health rules strictly, he said.
The government on Friday in a circular said that all shops and shopping malls would be allowed to keep open from 10:00am to 5:00pm with effect from April 25 considering life and livelihood of most of the people of Bangladesh.
The Cabinet Division issued the circular to the effect asking all concerned to maintain health guidelines.
The government on April 14 enforced restrictions on public movement and overall activities to contain surge of Covid-19 infection. The restrictions were later extended till April 28.