Dubai’s businesses return to normal working hours

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 26 June 2020: Dubai Economy has announced that all economic sectors operating can return to normal working hours as they were before the global outbreak of Covid-19.

They will have to adhere to precautionary measures, such as placing physical-distancing stickers, wearing masks and gloves, providing sterilisation devices, and checking body temperature of people entering.

This follows the successful completion of the National Disinfection Programme in the UAE, said Wam,

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Dubai Economy, expressed his happiness at the responsibility shown by every member of the emirate’s community in preserving the outputs and results of these efforts, in the interest and safety of all.

Al Qamzi thanked the various business sectors for their commitment to the precautionary measures and procedures shown during the various market re-opening stages. The private sector has played a stellar role in strengthening and supporting government efforts made since the outbreak of Covid-19, which in turn also contributed to the success of the National Disinfection Programme, which witnessed a complete sterilisation of all facilities in the country, said Al Qamzi.

We are all Responsible

Dubai Economy stressed that the return normalcy reaffirms the principle of ‘We are all Responsible’. The implementation of the previous precautionary protocols will continue, such as the restrictions on public gatherings and advisory on avoiding family visits to ensure the health and safety of everyone, as well as limiting the number of passengers in a single car to three except for members of the same family, and the need to wear a face mask if more than one person is in the car. Dubai Economy also encouraged the use of smart and contactless payment methods provided by the various parties in order to ensure safety.

Dubai Economy affirmed that the relevant inspection teams will continue their inspections and campaigns across stores, commercial establishments, and shopping centres, and the law will be implemented strictly and firmly to safeguard the interests and safety of the public. The various work teams in Dubai Economy will continue to enhance awareness and guidance among consumers and the society, in addition to supporting business sustainability in the emirate.

Dubai Economy also called on consumers to report any non-compliance to the COVID-19 precautionary guidelines via the Dubai Consumer App available on Apple, Google, and Huawei stores, by calling 600545555, or on the website.



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