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Opening of economy to continue, PM Modi hints in VC with chief ministers

Modi cautioned everyone to be mindful of wearing masks and maintaining hygiene and social distancing norms as offices continue to open

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Modi also said that timely decisions have helped in containing coronavirus in the country

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hinted that the opening of the economy will continue. However, he cautioned everyone to be mindful of wearing masks and maintaining hygiene and social distancing norms as offices continue to open.
"We have to always keep in mind that the more we can stop the coronavirus, the more it will stop growing, the more our economy will open up, our offices will open, the markets will open, the means of transport will open, and so will new employment opportunities," the Prime Minister said in his inaugural statement during the sixth video conference with Chief Ministers

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First Published: Jun 16 2020 | 7:06 PM IST

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