COVID-19 Budget: Several incentives announced

Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has announced several incentives in the COVID-19 supplementary appropriation bill 2020 in Parliament.

Workers in the tourism sector who lost their jobs from February 1, 2020, can access $1000 after the bill is passed.

Workers who were working in gyms can withdraw $500.

If any person has less the amount authorised, the Government will top up this amount.

Anyone who gets infected will get a 21 days leave.

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