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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Inspection departments of sharjah ajman municipalities start inspections to ensure food prices are not increased before the holy month starts.

the municipalities of sharjah and ajman have warned food outlets and manufacturers against hiking prices of essential commodities before and during the holy month of ramadan.

the inspection departments of the two municipalities have already started inspections to ensure food prices are not increased before the holy month starts. the inspection also covers food safety aspects.

the civic bodies have urged retail outlets to slash prices of commodities during ramadan to prevent price manipulation. the municipalities urged shoppers in both emirates to check the expiry dates of the food items being sold as part of ramadan promotions in hypermarkets.

the two municipalities have also completed decorating streets squares and roundabouts with blinking lights to mark the month.

ajman

speaking to khaleej times ajman municipality director-general yahya al rayasa said circulars have been sent out to all bakeries supermarkets meat shops and fruit and vegetable markets to display the prices of items approved by the ministry of economy.

health department inspectors have already started food safety inspections targeting restaurants cafeterias cafes vendors and all food outlets to ensure that they are abiding by the food safety regulations. al rayasa said the ajman municipality has an annual programme to follow up and control local markets in the emirate which includes inspections and a 24-hour public communication system which receives complaints through the tawasul centre established recently for this purpose.

municipality inspectors will not tolerate those found flouting the rules and endangering the lives of consumers he said. errant outlets and restaurants would be slapped with hefty fines and even be subjected to closure.

al rayasa said due to the soaring summer temperatures the inspectors would also focus on any outlets groceries supermarkets and restaurants found disconnecting power overnight in an attept to save money.

sharjah

riyad al aillan director-general of the sharjah municipality said the civic body has completed the decoration in the streets. they have also completed the preparations for organising many activities during the holy month.

for public health protection during the holy month the municipality organised two types of inspection campaigns: one targeting supermarkets and grocery stores to ensure they are not turning the power off overnight to save money and the other targeting food outlets cafeterias and restaurants to ensure they are following health regulations regarding hygiene and ventilation.

he stressed that the inspections are carried out throughout the year but there are special programmes in place for occasions such as ramadan eid and the summer time. “penalties for errant businesses include warnings temporary closure and even permanent closure in very serious cases. the inspections to end practices of power disconnection at food outlets during the night will continue during the summer ... inspectors will start their duties in the early hours of the morning.”

inspectors would also provide workers and owners of the outlets with awareness information about the proper storage of food items al aillan said. during ramadan inspectors will work in three shifts from 9am to 1am during the whole week. this is in addition to the emergency section which receives complaints round the clock.

al aillan said the municipality in coordination with sharjah’s charity organisations will launch five tents which will provide free iftar for 3200 persons daily. the tents will be set up in various industrial areas. the municipality also will distribute food for motorists during iftar time. this is in addition to organising religious lectures in various languages.

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revised parking timings

both sharjah and ajman have revised its paid parking timings. the new paid parking timings are from 8am to 1pm and from 7pm to 12 midnight.

inspections will be intensified to catch illegal parking both civic bodies warned.


 


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