Violations detected at Shop Qatar festival Jan 11, 2017 0 510 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has intensified inspection campaigns at commercial complexes and shopping malls, following the launch of the Shop Qatar festival. The MEC inspectors detected three violations, including the absence of price tags, and non-display of the discount licence prominently at the outlet, during an inspection at Mall of Qatar on Monday. Each outlet was fined QR5,000 for each violation.The campaign aims to exercise tighter control on the local market and in particular on the various retailers in the country to ensure they are comply with the provisons of Law no 8 for 2008 on consumer protection, and the terms and conditions of the licence granted for promotions and discounts. The ministry has called on shop owners to put the initiative mark"Shop with Confidence" in all promotions and sales advertisements. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Single-activity limit for home business acts as 'stumbling block' Jan 11, 2017 0 845 Qatar boasts of 87 public parks Jan 11, 2017 0 304 Aoun's visit marks start of new era in Qatar-Lebanon ties, says envoy Jan 11, 2017 0 497 Israeli settlements making 2-state solution impossible, says Obama Reuters JERUSALEM US President Barack Obama, in an interview aired on Israeli television on Tuesday, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu policy backing settlements in occupied territory is making a future .. Blasts in 3 Afghan cities kill 50 AFP Kabul Bombings across three Afghan cities including Kabul killed around 50 people and wounded 100 others Tuesday, in a day of carnage as Taliban insurgents escalate a deadly winter campaign of violence. At least 11 .. Emir chairs SCEAI meeting Doha The Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investment (SCEAI), chaired the Council's first meeting for 2017 at the Emiri Diwan on Tuesday. The Deputy .. 3-month deadline to make employment contracts electronic DOHA The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) has notified the government, private institutions and companies to turn the expatriate labour contracts, which were concluded .. Qatar, BRF to buy Turkish firm Banvit SAO PAULO Qatar's sovereign wealth fund and Brazilian food processor BRF SA agreed to buy the operations of Turkish poultry producer Banvit in a joint venture, BRF said in a securities filing on Monday. page 17 Expect strong winds on weekend: QMD Doha Many areas in Qatar are likely to experience strong winds ranging between 12 and 22knots inland and reaching 35 knots offshore from Wednesday night until Saturday due to a ridge of Siberian high pressure system, the .. Qatar condemns Kandahar attack Doha Qatar has condemned and denounced the heinous attack on the home of the Governor of Kandahar, which resulted in the injury to the Ambassador of the UAE to Afghanistan and a number of Emirati diplomats. In a statement on ..