Cafes and restaurants in the capital Male’ City will now be permitted to operate from 4:00 in the morning until 1:00 midnight.
The Economic Ministry confirmed that cafes and restaurants would be permitted to remain open during these hours.
Previously, such establishments were only permitted to operate until 23:00.
The Economic Ministry added that the change in timings was in light of changes to the COVID-19 safety regulations.
The Ministry advised cafes and restaurants to operate in adherence to the safety guidelines of the HPA.