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Posted On: 30 June 2020 06:40 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

Al Sailiya Central Market to reopen Wednesday

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Hassad Company announced today the reopening of Al Sailiya Central Market starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in line with the government plan to gradually lift the restrictions imposed, as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic.

In coordination with the Ministry of Public Health, Aswaq for Food Facilities Management (a subsidiary of Hassad) took all the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus in the Central Market. Starting with conducting complete sterilization of the whole market, to holding briefing sessions with all the traders and suppliers to organize the workflow and to ensure that the health and safety procedures are followed.

Moreover, awareness posters that includes a number of safety instructions, among them the necessity of having Ehteraz app. were placed in the market, in various languages. In addition, thermal cameras were provided to ensure the safety of all workers and consumers.

Al Sailiya Central Market is an integrated marketing platform that includes a traditional market with 52 shops, a retail market with 102 shops, and a wholesale market with 50 shops. Moreover, the central market includes an auction hall for local and imported fresh produce, which spans over 8,000 square meters. The market also includes cold stores that spans over 4600 sq., as well as 10 shops for fish, meat and poultry products, a hypermarket (4800 sq), and a dedicated space for ration commodities.

Located at a central site, around 25 minutes away from the heart of Doha, Al Sailiya Central Market spans over approx. 100,000 sq., all its sections are air-conditioned to serve the needs of the trader, producer and consumer.

Source: Qatar News Agency; Cover image credit: Lusail News