Ismail Sabri: More retail businesses allowed to open from Wednesday (Feb 10) to keep the economy going

PUTRAJAYA: More businesses in the retail sector such as clothing stores, accessory shops, toy stores, sports equipment shops will be allowed to resume businesses from Wednesday (Feb 10).

Outlets selling cosmetics, kitchen appliances, shoes, photography studios, nurseries and florists will also be allowed to open.

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the National Security Council special committee had agreed to allow other businesses under the retail sector to open for business for economic continuity and survival.

“Therefore, the special committee has decided to allow these businesses to operate with strict standard operating procedures in place.

“They are allowed to open for business beginning Feb 10, ” he said on Tuesday (Feb 9).

Strict SOP is to be practised by business operators, including disinfecting the premises three times a day and clothes stores are to provide customers with disposable gloves to use.

The use of face masks among staff and customers are a must and details such as name, contact number as well as temperature must be recorded.

The use of testers or samples are not allowed at cosmetics shops.

He said further details and information can be found at the National Security Council website.




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