Some services of Economic ministry made available despite govt. closure

In this photo, Ms Mariyam Visam, Registrar of Companies is seen speaking with reporters. The Economic Ministry announced that over 1000 companies were terminated in October 2019 for unpaid annual fees. (Sun File Photo/Mohamed Muzayyin Nazim)

Some services of the Ministry of Economic Development will be available despite the government closure, according to the ministry.

The ministry made an announcement stating that some of its services would still be available during the government closure. The government has been closed for nearly three weeks due to the ongoing situation with the Covid-19 virus.

The ministry will provide business registration services from every day except Friday from 9:00 to 13:00. The services include registering the name, registering private businesses, issuing corporate profile sheet, categorizing small and medium-size businesses, registering logo and seals, registering trademarks, registering business activities.

The ministry will also provide live chat services for information enquiries from 9:00 to 13:00 everyday except Friday.