Umm Slal Municipality’s general control section conducted 1,614 inspection tours in the first half of the year, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) said. These resulted in the issuance of 257 violation reports according to the stipulations of Law No 18 of 2017 on public hygiene, with 126 of these being resolved through reconciliation after duly addressing the factors responsible for the violations. Besides, 271 abandoned vehicles were removed in co-operation with the committee for removing abandoned vehicles and the general cleanliness department, the MME added. Further, some waste was also removed while the section received 134 related complaints and addressed them immediately.