Government takes new measures for securing the markets’ basic needs

Damascus, SANA_ The Government team in charge of the national strategy to confront the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, on Saturday evening put the executive mechanism for the decision to restrict movement between provinces’ centers and rural areas.

The team stressed that all decisions issued and measures adopted since the formation of the team until now exclude everything related to ensuring the continuity of the health sector and the production process in all areas and allowing the movement of the vehicles that carry oil derivatives, foodstuffs and supplies in a way that ensures the needs of the markets in all governorates.

The government team decided to send trucks loaded with vegetables and fruits to the cities’ centers and towns in the countryside, in addition to allowing the private sector to import wheat and bread flour to guarantee the needs of bakeries and mills.

Emphasis was put on the importance of the Ministry of Industry and the Federation of Chambers of Industry to take the necessary measures to continue the operation of production in the facilities at their maximum capacity, especially the facilities of the production of disinfection materials.



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