KUWAIT CITY, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait will lift the partial curfew starting from the first day of Eid al-Fitr festival, the government announced Monday.
At a press conference, the Kuwaiti government spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem said the government decided to end the partial curfew from the first day of Eid al-Fitr, but some activities would remain restricted.
The government decided to close all commercial activities from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. starting the first day of Eid al-Fitr, except for pharmacies, food marketing outlets, restaurants, and maintenance services, he said.
Restaurants and cafes will be allowed to receive orders but only for takeaways at their doorstep, the spokesman added.
In addition, the government decided to reopen cinemas and theaters for people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine, and to continue the ban on entry of non-Kuwaiti travellers except for those approved by authorities, Al-Mezrem said.
Earlier in the day, Kuwait Directorate General for Civil Aviation announced indefinite suspension of direct commercial flights from Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, except for cargo flights.