ZAGREB, April 25. 2020 – The head of the national coronavirus crisis management team, Interior Minister Davor Božinović (HDZ), said on Saturday that the decision banning Sunday work was made based on recommendations by epidemiologists, declining to comment on the speculation that the present situation was being used for political purposes.
“We have regulated shop opening hours as part of our measures. This decision was made based on recommendations by epidemiologists. All decisions are made in accordance with recommendations from professionals. All shops will be working as they worked before, except on Sundays and national holidays,” Božinović told a regular press conference of the national coronavirus crisis management team.
Asked if he feared that the decision banning Sunday work might be overturned by the Constitutional Court, he reiterated that all the decisions were made based on the recommendations by professionals. He declined to comment on the speculation that the present situation was being used for political purposes.
“Here we discuss only the situation caused by the coronavirus epidemic. As for these questions, you know who you should address them to,” Božinović said in response to questions form the press.
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