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Sectors affected by restrictive measures declare civil disobedience

Association of Catering Establishments chair Richard Alibegov
Photo: BGNES

The members of the Association of Catering Establishments are not going to observe the new order issued by the Ministry of Health by force of which bars will be closed after 11 PM.

Tighter coronavirus measures in place as of today

Richard Alibegov, chairman of the organization stated that this will be a form of civil disobedience which is allowed by the law, and which the association will resort to to protect its employees. On their part hotel and restaurant operators, hauliers and representatives of other branches are calling a protest against the restrictive measures. They say that the expected 210 million euro earmarked for compensation in the event of closure of catering establishments will not be enough for the 300,000 people who will be left out of a job by the restrictions. 

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