Dubai service centre ordered to close after opening ceremony violations

SourceArabian Business
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

A service centre in Dubai has been ordered to close on day one of operations after overcrowding at its opening ceremony breached rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Field inspectors from the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) Sector in Dubai Economy shut down the service centre in Al Twar on Thursday, state news agency WAM reported on Friday. Dubai Economy directed all businesses in Dubai to avoid holding such events that might lead to overcrowding, adding that violators will be issued with fines and closure orders. Dubai Economy also warned 10 shops in shopping malls during the inspections on Thursday for not placing physical distancing stickers. Overall, inspections found that 581 shops and commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures. Dubai Economy said that stern action will be taken against any non-compliance more...