Economic Ministry has declared areas where 24-hour businesses can run in the fifth district of Male’.
The Ministry announced two areas in Villimale’ while the first is Villimale’ ferry terminal area. The next area is the “Waaru Hingun” street.
Application forms are accessible from the Ministry for those wishing to conduct business in these areas. The deadline for applications is on February 29, 2020.
The area of the organizations would be investigated by the Ministry before it would be allowed to conduct business as only products that are essential will be allowed to be sold by businesses in the import sector
Service should be accessible 24 hours a day, except during the prayer break. The business always needs to be under 24 hour CCTV surveillance. If it is a café-hotel, smoking is forbidden inside from 1:00 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.