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Posted On: 5 May 2021 05:22 pm
Updated On: 5 May 2021 07:45 pm

MOCI announces measures regulating blacksmithing and carpentry work

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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that it is taking measures to regulate the work of blacksmithing and carpentry workshops, and warehouses operating inside cities and commercial streets. The measures are part of the city's efforts to regulate commercial activities in the state in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment.

The ministry said in a statement today that the aforementioned workshops and warehouses are not allowed to practice their activities outside the licensed locations, or inside homes. This includes banning the use of public parking, pavements, or empty lots and spaces. It was also banned to store products and equipment related to commercial activities in public parking, pavement, or any residential units not licensed to do so.

The ministry said that any violation of these measures will subject violators to penalties in line with law no. 5 of 2015, law no. 18 of 2017, and decree law no. 19 of 2007. The ministry also called on citizens and residents to report any violations via phone on 16001, or social media through Twitter handle MOCIQATAR, Instagram (MOCIQATAR), or the ministry's app MOCI-QATAR.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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