Qatar Weekly News Roundup Thur 17th Feb

Qatar Weekly News Roundup Thur 17th Feb

Here’s a recap of the top news stories in Qatar this week. Brought to you By Marhaba the ultimate guide to Qatar.

Starting with last Friday when the Qatar Tribune said that eateries can’t apply a minimum charge requirement. The Ministry of Commerce and industry has stated that it is forbidden to require a minimum order system in restaurants.

On Saturday the Gulf Times announced that over one million booster vaccine doses have been given in Qatar so far.

Sunday and the Ministry of Interior kicks off a drive to inspect recruitment offices. The campaign aims to protect rights of employers and domestic workers.

And the maximum charge for bike delivery services is fixed at 10 riyals. And a maximum of 20 riyals for deliveries by other vehicles.

Monday and Katara are to renovate their iconic pigeon towers. The pigeon towers were scheduled to be demolished on Wednesday which was yesterday to be renovated as per higher engineering standards.

Tuesday and the ministry of public health updates its Ehteraz app with a new recovered status icon.

Yesterday Ashghal the public works authority here in Qatar, announced that the number of Qatari employees in the authority has more than doubled over the past four years with an increase of 135%.

And in this morning’s news the Ministry of Labour takes action against 12 labour recruitment offices. Extracurricular activities in schools resumed including school trips according to the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. And an exhibition of agriproducts and local honey is to kick off in Souq Waqif on February the 20th. About 70 pavilions representing many farms and apiaries’, displaying national agricultural crops of vegetables, fresh fruits and honey will participate in the exhibition.

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