The government has decided to ease the ongoing nationwide lockdown from Aug. 11 with a few guidelines to follow in different sectors and people’s movement and gatherings.
The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard Sunday saying with some restrictions imposed during the lockdown will be lifted following the decision taken in an inter-ministerial meeting held on Aug. 3.
From August 11, all the government, private offices and banks will be opened following the health guidelines, said the notification issued on Sunday.
It said Bangladesh Supreme Court will issue necessary directives about the courts.
Road, railways and river transports will be allowed to carry passengers in full passenger capacity. However, in regard to road transports local administrations (Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners) are allowed to order half of the public transport to move every day after consulting with the relevant authorities and law enforcement forces.