general info UAE SHUTS DOWN MALLS AND COMMERCIAL MARKETS FOR TWO WEEKS
UAE Shuts Down Malls And Commercial Markets For Two Weeks
Updated on 23 March 2020

The UAE has decided to close all commercial centres, and shopping malls along with fish, meat and vegetable markets for a renewable period of two weeks.

In a statement issued early Monday morning at 2.22 am by the Ministry of Health and Prevention and the National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority said the decision will take effect after 48 hours, and will be subject to review and re-assessment.

The decision excludes pharmacies, and food retail outlets, including cooperative societies, grocery stores, and supermarkets, along with fish, meat and vegetable markets dealing with wholesalers.

Under the decision, restaurants will not be allowed to receive customers. Instead, their services will be limited to home deliveries only.

 

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