Sharjah outlines penalties for violating covid rules

Eudore R. Chand

SHARJAH 25 November 2020: Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) yesterday approved penalties for violating precautionary measures at work places.

It issued Resolution No.35 of 2020 on violating Covid-19 precautionary measures. However, the range of penalties were not announced.

The council also issued Resolution No.36 of 2020 regarding the organisation of preventive training activity in the Emirate of Sharjah, directing the Prevention and Safety Authority to supervise training institutes in the emirate, evaluate their performance and ensure the quality of training services in this field.

The decision also included the requirements for a permit to practice preventive training activity, obligations, violations, and administrative and judicial and disciplinary sanctions for the authority’s inspectors, said Wam.

Toll Gates: The council also approved the legislative authorisation memorandum submitted by the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority,, regarding the list of violations at the toll gates, in order to regulate the passage of trucks through the gates.

The council reviewed apresentation by the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority on tourism activities in the Central Region, with the aim of organising high turnout events in desert areas.

The presentation included a study of the current situation of the region and its most important features that make it a tourist destination, reviewing the best practices in the sector. The presentation also concluded with a number of recommendations that the council directed the coordination with the concerned authorities in this regard.

H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, chaired the meeting in the presence of Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the council.

The council reviewed a number of issues on its agenda concerning the Emirate’s various issues that would support the development work of the Sharjah government at all levels and sectors.

Itl extended its congratulations to H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on the appointment of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi as the President of the International Publishers Association, IPA, contributing in highlighting the achievement of Emirati and Arab women and affirming the great efforts and remarkable role of Sheikha Bodour in developing the publishing industry.

The council reviewed the agenda of the 5th meeting of the 2nd ordinary session of the 10th legislative term of the Sharjah Consultative Council, which will be held on 26th November, 2020.


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