08 Jun 2018 – 5:11

Four cafes operating without licence fined

A Ministry official conducting the inspection.

The Peninsula

DOHA: The surprise inspection campaign carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, which covered 216 businesses in the shopping tent in the Mehairja area, has resulted in registering violations against four cafes that operated without a license outside the tent.

These intensive campaigns come within the framework of the initiatives of the Ministry of economy and Commerce, launched on the occasion of Ramadan as the ministry has been intensifying the inspection campaigns before and during Ramadan as part of its keenness to regulate and monitor the markets and commercial activities in the country and compliance with the laws and regulations governing the practice of commercial activities in order to protect consumers rights.

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The Ministry has urged all traders and shop owners to abide by the rules and regulations of practicing commercial activities and invited them to familiarize themselves with the laws and regulations governing the conduct of commercial activities by visiting the website of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce www.mec.gov.qa so as not to be subject to legal liability and violation.

The Ministry also urged all citizens and residents to report any violations or irregularities related to registration and commercial licenses through its communication channels.