All the government services, except police and hospitals, will remain suspended from Thursday to April 4.
“There is already a government holiday for March 26, and Friday and Saturday is a weekly holiday. The government announced a government holiday from March 29 to April 2.
The weekly holiday for April 3 and 4 will be included with this,” Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam announced while briefing journalists at a press briefing at the Secretariat.
Essential commodities, hospitals, pharmacies will be open during the period, he said.
The government took this decision to minimize the risk of the spread of the infection in the country.