Written by: Luo Jiaqing
2020-03-25 19:13Last updated: 2020-03-25 19:13
The outbreak of new coronavirus pneumonia (commonly known as Wuhan pneumonia) continues. Chief Executive Lin Zheng Yue'e recently announced that he will issue a "prohibition order" through amendments to prohibit 8,600 restaurants and bars in Hong Kong from selling alcohol, causing industry dissatisfaction.
Catering Legislative Councillor Zhang Yuren met with the Chief Executive Lin Zheng Yue'e this afternoon (25th). He said after the meeting that the industry plans to launch a series of anti-epidemic measures spontaneously next Monday, including only opening half of the restaurant ’s seats and requiring access to the restaurant. Customers must wear masks, etc. Zhang Yuren emphasized that he believed the industry would be self-disciplined, and also said that the public would also monitor, "the government has no reason to legislate for legislation."
Zhang Yuren said that Gang and six representatives from the catering and entertainment industry chamber of commerce met with Lin Zheng for about two hours and expressed the industry consensus to the chief executive. He said that the industry plans to promote spontaneous measures in restaurants and bars across Hong Kong next Monday, which will be trialed for two weeks.
Reduce seats and promote takeaway without live performances
Measures include halving the seats in each restaurant, such as changing 50 seats to 25, promoting 20% off take-out after 6 pm, taking body temperature for customers before taking a seat, and bar will not arrange live performances, he emphasized that the biggest consensus is not to receive People wearing hand straps.
Zhang Yuren said that the government ’s legislative regulations require a long time and the time is severe, so the industry believes that a series of spontaneous measures need to be introduced. He emphasized that Lin Zheng did not promise to stop the “prohibition order” at the meeting, but believes that if The industry is self-disciplined and does not see the need for government legislation.
Member of the Catering Industry Legislative Council, Zhang Yuren (third from left), met with the Chief Executive Lin Zheng Yue'e at noon today (25th). (Photo by Luo Jiaqing)
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