On the third day of the reopening of markets, the commercial control and consumer protection sector in Dubai’s economy closed 13 stores, alerted 211 commercial establishments, and violated 18 stores, which did not adhere to the precautionary measures to curb the spread of the “Corona” virus, squeeze gags and physical spacing, and open Fitting rooms, and performing unauthorized promotions in the stage of reopening markets, while the total number of stores that meet the requirements and precautionary measures reached 307.
During the process of inspection in open markets, the number of stores that met the conditions and precautionary measures reached 249, while 100 stores were alerted, and 13 other stores were closed, in addition to violating 11 stores.
Yesterday, Dubai Economy explained that the inspection campaigns focused on the stores located in Satwa, Al Raffa, Souk Al Kabir, Al Karama, Al Qusais, Al Ras, Hor Al Anz, Freej Al Murar, Al Baraha, Al Rashidiya, Al Muteena, Abu Hail, Naif, Jumeirah, Al Wasl, Al Khawaneej, International City, Al Aweer, Eyal Nasser.
Commercial activities of shops in conflict with the law have varied, to include activities such as: ironing, clothing trade, mobile phone trading, nuts trade, repair of locks, building materials, electronics repair.
The fieldwork team also inspected eight commercial centers in Deira and Bur Dubai, which resulted in 111 warnings, due to the lack of physical spacing stickers, and the non-stopping of the application of the replacement and return policy, in addition to violating seven stores, due to the opening of the measurement rooms, and carrying out promotional offers During this period, while the number of shops that met the requirements and precautionary measures reached 58.
Dubai’s economic campaign extended over the hours of the market’s work from the morning to the market closing hour, and Dubai’s economy directs merchants to adhere to precautionary measures, wearing gags and gloves, applying principles of physical spacing, and not doing business in the markets during the hours of the national sterilization, where the shop is required to close except Activities allowed to work 24 hours a day, as per previous circulars.
The Dubai Economic Department called on consumers to report any negative cases or phenomena, through the "Dubai Consumer" application, or by calling 600545555 or through the website: consumerrights.ae