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The "Ministry of Health and Community Protection and the Ministry of Interior" decided, in coordination with all relevant federal and local institutions, to launch a "national sterilization program" for a complete sterilization procedure that includes all facilities, public transportation and metro service

ght o'clock in the evening on Thursday, 26 March to six o'clock in the morning on Sunday, 29 March 2020. The "Ministry of Health and Community Protection and the Ministry of Interior" decided, in coordination with all relevant federal and local institutions, to launch a "national sterilization program" for a complete sterilization procedure that includes all facilities, public transportation and metro service during the weekend

Throughout this period, traffic and public traffic will be restricted, public transportation and the metro service will be suspended. The Ministries of Health and the Interior call upon the generous public to remain in their homes throughout the period of the national sterilization program, and not to go out except to purchase food and drug needs or for health necessity or work in the sectors of vital sectors which include the energy sector, the communications sector, the health sector, the education sector, the security sector and the police sector The military sector, the postal sector, the shipping sector, the pharmaceutical sector, the water and food sector, the civil aviation sector, the airports sector, the passports sector, the financial and banking sector, the government media sector and the services sector, which includes gas stations and construction projects, from During verification of business cards or identity.

The two ministries confirm that the outlets for the sale of foodstuffs, "cooperative societies, groceries and supermarkets" and pharmacies, will be allowed to operate 24 hours a day, by referring to the previous statement of the Ministry of Health and Community Protection and the National Emergency and Crisis Authority.

The two ministries called upon all members of society to fully comply with this decision within the specified time period, which is the decision that seeks to benefit the nation, citizens, residents, visitors, and community safety, in the context of precautionary and preventive measures to confront the new Corona virus (Covid - 19) in order to preserve the health of citizens, residents and visitors. Which is a priority for the rational leadership in order to cross the current conditions in which the countries of the whole world live, including the Emirates.