A restaurant was closed by the authorities of the Umm Salal Municipality for violating the health code, flouting rules and preparing food in unhygienic conditions and thereby putting the health of customers at risk. The information was revealed by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in a tweet.

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment in recent months has greatly amplified its campaigns to crack down on food safety violators and other market related fraudulent activities. To ensure compliance with specified health instructions the Health Monitoring Section of the Doha Municipality has been undertaking inspections of food outlets. Numerous food outlets were closed during such inspections and a scores of violations were recorded by the department in its inspections during the past few months

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The department is also taking proactive measures to raise awareness among workers regarding the health safety code to avoid food contamination in the food outlets within its jurisdiction.

If you wish to register a complaint with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment you can do so here