April 14, 2021, 7:47 am

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2021-04-08 09:09:15 BdST

Govt extends business hours for e-commerce

The government on Wednesday extended e-commerce business time from 12 hours to 18 hours aiming at facilitating trade and commerce.

A circular, issued by commerce ministry in this regard, said e-commerce delivery vehicles will be allowed to move from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm.

E-commerce organisations, affiliated with kitchens of the restaurants, will stay open 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Welcoming this directives, Abdul Wahed Tomal, General Secretary of e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-Cab) said, “We are also providing identity sticker or identity card bearing the logo and serial number to deliverymen and vehicles engaged in e-commerce. So, they don’t face any difficulties on roads.”

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