Govt. open for four days per week until end of June

Photo shows Velaanaage. The building where several government offices are located. (Sun File Photo)

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has extended the days period for the government offices in the country to remain open from June 21 to 30.

The government offices in the country have been closed for nearly three months due to COVID-19.  Only recently have government offices been opened up to provide essential services to the public.

President’s Office said that until June 30, government offices will be open from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 13:00.

The public are still not advised to attend the offices to obtain services. Heads of state institutions should also designate essential operations and services that should be conducted by the institution during the open hours.

Only for essential services and tasks, are employees to attend the offices and it is also advised for the minimum number of employees to attend the offices.