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Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced that shopping malls and retail outlets in the country could extend working hours throughout the holy month of Ramadan without obtaining prior approval.

MEC launches initiative to bolster productivity of bakeries and cafeterias

MEC launches initiative to bolster productivity of bakeries and cafeterias

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced a new initiative aimed at supporting and bolstering the productivity of bakeries during Ramadan ...

MEC adding flour to ration for citizens during Ramadan

MEC adding flour to ration for citizens during Ramadan

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) announced the addition of "flour" in the monthly ration for citizens during the coming holy month of Ramadan (1439).

MEC increases monthly ration of milk, sugar for citizens

MEC increases monthly ration of milk, sugar for citizens

The initiative is part of the ministry's efforts during the holy month of Ramadan. It also reflects the ministry's commitment to help and support citizens during the holy month.

MEC shuts commercial entity for a month

MEC shuts commercial entity for a month

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has closed down a commercial entity for a month for selling counterfeit sporting merchandise.

MEC shuts down beauty shop for one week

MEC shuts down beauty shop for one week

The closure decision comes within the framework of the ministry’s intensive inspection campaign to monitor markets and commercial activities to crack down on violations, price manipulation, and counterfeit and substandard products.

Ministry closes jewellery store for two weeks

Ministry closes jewellery store for two weeks

MEC said in a statement that the closure of the store was part of intensive inspection campaigns carried out to monitor the markets and commercial activities in the country.

MME, MEC launch Qatar Farms Program to support local products

MME, MEC launch Qatar Farms Program to support local products

The Ministry of Municipalities and Environment (MME), in co-operation with the Ministry of Economy and commerce (MEC), has launched "Qatar Farms" programme.

Egyptian oranges dress up as Turkish: MEC registers violation

Egyptian oranges dress up as Turkish: MEC registers violation

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has registered a violation against one of the major suppliers of fruits and vegetables for selling Egyptian oranges as Turkish, the official Qatar News Agency reported.

MEC detects 68 violations in February

MEC detects 68 violations in February

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has detected 68 violations in February during intensive inspection campaigns to monitor the compliance of suppliers (shops) ...

Qatar's economy overcomes regional, global challenges: minister

Qatar's economy overcomes regional, global challenges: minister

The forum was held with the aim of enhancing economic, trade and investment co-operation between the two sides and opening up prospects for communication between representatives of the Qatari and Belgian private sectors.

MEC detects violations during surprise checks

MEC detects violations during surprise checks

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) recently carried out surprise inspections targeting women's beauty salons and clothing and accessories shops in different parts of the country ...