Factory inspections for complying with health guidelines begin 20 April before permission to reopen factory

In this photograph taken on December 13, 2012, hundreds of employees of the Sritex textile and garment company sew military uniforms at the factory in Solo in Central Java province. Sritex, an Indonesian company and one of the largest textile makers in Southeast Asia, employs more than 15,000 people to manufacture military uniforms for some 27 countries, including Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Australia, Singapore, Brunei and NATO countries. AFP PHOTO / TARKO SUDIARNO

Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

Announcement for factories, workshops and departments amid Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

12th Waning of Tagu, 1382 ME

(19 April, 2020)


  1. Factories and workshops across Myanmar will be allowed for functioning in line with recommendations and regulations of the Ministry of Health and Sport as a move to contain the outbreak of Coranavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  2. Therefore, the teams comprised officials of Ministry of Health and Sports, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, together with the experts, will inspect factories, workshops and departments at the respective areas from 20 to 30 April 2020, and these work places could re-open with the approval of inspection team.
  3. Inspections will be conducted in the following prioritized order:

(a) Pharmaceutical factories

(b) Food production factories

(c) Factories, workshops and departments that are ready for re-operating in line with health instructions

(d) Factories and workshops with more than 1,000 workers

(e) Other factories, workshops and departments


Source: Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

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