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Posted On: 10 March 2020 05:07 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:10 am

Ministry of Public Health bans hookah/shisha until further notice

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Today, the Ministry of Public Health issued a decision prohibiting the circulation of hookah/shisha in all restaurants and cafes operating in the country, from today until further notice.

This decision comes in light of the current health conditions and in line with preventive measures to avoid the causes of infection with Coronavirus 2019 (Covid 19).

The Ministry affirms that any party that violates this decision will expose itself to accountability and the legal procedures followed in this regard.

In relation to this, Katara and Souq Waqif also announced earlier that the hookahs will be stopped in all restaurants and cafes until further notice.

The Ministry of Public Health urges all agencies and individuals to follow preventive measures to ensure their safety and that of their community, and refer to the website of the Ministry for all information and resources about the (Covid 19) virus that is provided in several languages or call the toll-free number (16000).

Source: Ministry of Public Health