The partial opening of Restaurants and Snack Bars is the first step to assist restaurants in trying to survive. The issuance of vouchers will certainly assist in order to kick-start the economy. ACE calls on the general public to help entrepreneurs as much as possible by planning their relaxation during the time allowed for restaurants to open.
ACE calls on Government once again to allow catering establishments to open in full by 17th May 2021. There is still no evidence that restaurants are the cause of spread and consequently there is no scientific or logical reason to risk entrepreneurs’ livelihoods. The concept of legal proportionality in a democratic society is not being followed by the Health Authorities.
ACE calls once again on rigid enforcements on crowd gathering in order to avoid the same issues due to which our members were forced to close in spite of the large majority observing the protocols.