Business Hours Extended As Govt Eases Lockdown Measures
The Government of Zimbabwe has extended operating hours for businesses, allowing them to open from 6.30 am to 6.30 pm.
In a media briefing yesterday following a meeting of the Ad-hoc Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Covid-19, Information, Publicity, and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the economy is gradually being reopened.
“As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operating hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from the previously announced hours of 8 am -4.30 pm to 6.30 am – 6.30 pm,” she said.
She added that seeing that pandemic is easing, the government was also moving in to ensure business viability without completely lifting the national lockdown.