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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai, headed by Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced that wedding receptions will be allowed to resume in hotels, halls, homes, temporary venues, and tents in residential areas effective from Oct.22, 2020.
The decision enables the community to celebrate social occasions in an environment where precautionary measures are strictly implemented, and high levels of safety are maintained.
The new decision follows the recommendations made by frontline entities to the Committee regarding social events. The Committee stressed the importance of families following precautionary guidelines as part of the comprehensive enforcement of health and safety measures. The guidelines are aimed at protecting the health of the public and ensuring guests are protected from the risk of exposure to the virus.
The conditions for holding wedding receptions and social events at the above-mentioned places include
The Supreme Committee said that guidelines related to wedding receptions will be stringently enforced. Violators will be held accountable for lack of compliance with the rules.
Dubai and UAE authorities are continuing to make comprehensive efforts to combat COVID-19, the Committee said. It called on members of the community to strictly comply with precautionary measures and avoid large gatherings that do not adhere to guidelines.
The Supreme Committee further said all its decisions related to preventive measures are aimed at safeguarding everyone’s health and safety, which continue to be the highest priorities for the Government of Dubai and frontline entities.
Authorities are sparing no effort to protect the safety of citizens, residents and tourists. The community’s commitment to preventive guidelines remains critical in combating the pandemic, the Committee noted.
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