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COVID-19: Meghalaya allows reopening of 50% of shopping complexes

State govt also decides to allow reopening of border trade activities like import and export, excluding border haats; to come into effect from June 8

Princess Giri Rashir

Princess Giri Rashir

Shillong: Meghalaya government on Wednesday decided to allow the reopening of shopping complexes in the state with effect from June 8.

During a daily COVID-19 update held in Shillong, deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong informed that in a review meeting held on Wednesday, the government decided to allow the reopening of shopping complexes.

However, only 50% of the shopping complexes will be allowed to reopen and based on rotational basis.

The government has entrusted the respective deputy commissioners to work out the modalities. The decision made by the government on Wednesday will come into effect on June 8.

The government has also made a few other decisions concerning the restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tynsong informed that after the Centre’s decision to allow import and export activities, the state has decided to allow reopening of border trade activities excluding opening of border haats.

“Border activities mean import and export and not border haats. The order will be effective from June 8,” said Tynsong.

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