The government has decided to allow offices and other workplaces to continue operating on a limited scale until Aug 3 amid a worsening coronavirus epidemic, reports bdnews24.com.
The opening hours of shops and stores will also be extended by three hours from July 1, State Minister for Public Affairs Farhad Hossain said Tuesday.
Shops will be allowed to remain open from 10 am to 7 pm until Aug 3.
"Economic activities will carry on as they have at a reduced capacity until Aug 3", he said.
An order outlining further directives on the matter will be issued later on Tuesday, he added.