Social distancing implemented in stores
Mar 22, 2020
In line with measures adopted around the world, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has announced its guidelines to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Qatar. Among other things the Ministry has set guidelines that require shops in Qatar to ensure that a safe distance of 1.5 meters is maintained between customers, and that signs on walls and the ground explain the same to customers. These measure will come into effect from March 23, 2020 and outlets are required to follow them pursuant to Article 13 of the Consumer Protection Law and based on recent announcements from the Committee for Crisis Management. .