Maldives Inland Revenue Authority MIRA has urged taxpayers to use its online services MIRAconnect and VaaruPay to fulfill their payment obligations during government holidays.

In a tweet, MIRA said, as a preventive measure taken against COVID-19 MIRA will be closed for service on 5th and 6th August.

MIRA said other services provided by the organization would also be available online and that those seeking MIRA’s services can contact MIRA via its Viber Messenger number 9821415.

On Monday, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared that government offices are to remain closed from 4th to 6th August 2020, as a precautionary measure against the further spread of COVID-19.

The President encouraged those who are able to work from home to do so, and to provide services to the public through online means.