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Posted On: 22 February 2021 06:28 pm
Updated On: 22 February 2021 06:55 pm

15 establishments temporarily closed for COVID-19 violations: MOCI

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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced the temporary closure of fifteen (15) establishments, for violating the Ministry’s circulars regarding precautionary and preventive measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and for non-compliance with public and private requirements.

The businesses are as follows:

  • Gozel Beauty Center - Al Gharafa
  • STEP ’N’ STYLE Beauty & Fitness Center - Al Wakra
  • Retail Mart - Aba Al Saleel
  • Al Dar For Exchange Works - Aba Al Saleel
  • Red Fort Restaurant - Aba Al Saleel
  • Dakar Kitchen & Restaurant - Aba Al Saleel
  • Al Fayez Supermarket - Industrial Area
  • Al Hwamdiyah Supermarket - Industrial Area
  • Al Badershin Grocery - Industrial Area
  • Iskandar Commercial Complex - Industrial Area
  • Venus Hypermarket - Industrial Area
  • Buos restaurent - Industrial Area
  • Paris Hypermarket - Industrial Area
  • Relax time women massage -Al Kharaitiyat
  • Lady Gym Beauty & Spa - Al Kharaitiyat

These measures come as part of the Ministry’s keen efforts to monitor and regulate markets and commercial activities across Qatar, and to monitor the degree of compliance with laws and regulations governing commercial activities, as well as following up on compliance with the Ministry’s circulars regarding precautionary and preventive measures.

The Ministry stressed that it would neither tolerate any negligence in terms of meeting obligations stipulated in Law No. (5) of 2015 on Commercial, Industrial and Similar Public Shops, and Street Vendors, nor would it allow violation of the circulars regarding precautionary and preventive measures to preserve public health.

The Ministry said it will intensify its inspection campaigns to control violating practices. Any party who violates laws and Ministerial decisions will be referred to the competent authorities, who will take appropriate measures against violators to protect consumer rights.

The Ministry also urges all citizens and residents to report any violations or infractions related to registration and commercial licensing, or non-compliance with preventive and precautionary measures through the following channels:

  • Call Center: 16001
  • The Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s social media accounts:
    • Twitter: @MOCIQATAR
    • Instagram: @MOCIQATAR

    Source: Twitter/@MoCIQatar