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The Dubai Municipality on Sunday shut down two cafes in the emirate, and fined 5 other establishments for not adhering to the precautionary measures against COVID-19, noting that 98 per cent of the inspected establishments on Sunday, October 17, across open markets and shopping centres were found to have fully complied with the guidelines.
The Municipality further said that inspectors carried out 2,258 inspection visits during which 46 warnings were issued to violating establishment, while the number of establishments that were found complying with the requirements and measures of public safety reached 2,258.
The Municipality also confirmed the continuation of its daily inspection campaigns to make sure that commercial establishments commit to the precautionary measures against COVID-19. It has already issued circulars for all establishments, including cafes, to ensure the requirements in force in the emirate, especially the social distancing between people and distancing between tables, as well as compliance with health practices like wearing masks and gloves.
Dubai Economy also urged everyone to report any non-compliance to the precautionary guidelines through the Dubai Consumer app available on the Apple and Google stores, by calling 600545555, or by visiting the Consumerrights.ae website.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
The Committee stressed that the law pertaining to precautionary measures will be strictly enforced and fines will be imposed in accordance with the list of penalties for violating preventive guidelines issued by the UAE Cabinet.
Community members of all age groups and backgrounds in the UAE celebrated Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day with national zeal. Like every year, the major flag-hoisting ceremony was held in the premises of the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi which was led by Imtiaz Feroz Gondal, Charge d’Affaires.
Under the patronage of Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the 11th annual edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) will take place on Sept.28 and 29, 2022, at Expo Centre Sharjah. Vibrant discussions centred around this year’s theme “Challenges and Solutions,” will be led by senior public officials, thought leaders and government communication experts.
The patriotic zest was all too evident in the diplomatic missions of Pakistan in the country. The celebratory spirit gripped the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, where Consul General Hassan Afzal Khan graced the events.