50% reduction in rent for stores, barns at Al Wakra Central Market Oct 28, 2020 0 6033 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaHassad, Qatar’s premier investor in the food sector, has announced a 50 percent reduction in the rental fees for all commercial activities (stores and barns) in Al Wakra Central Market, starting from November 1, 2020, for two years. This strategic decision aims to support the local livestock sector and its associated activities.To ensure continuous success in all central markets managed by Aswaq for Food Facilities Management (a subsidiary of Hassad), a clear and planned mechanism has been put in place. The company outlined a number of requirements for all tenants to follow, such as continuous products’ supply, maintaining high quality products and services, adherence to the markets regulations, hygiene requirement, uniforms, as well as prioritising local produce.Eng Mohamed Al Sadah, Hassad CEO, said, “Contributing in achieving Qatar’s food security always tops Hassad’s strategic goals. Therefore, it is our pleasure to announce a reduction in the rental fees by 50 percent, for all commercial activities at Al Wakra Central Market for a period of two years as we aim to support traders, the local livestock sector and the associated activities.”Al Sadah also explained that Hassad has funded the development of the central markets with the aim of establishing integrated marketing platforms, which includes all basic consumer goods, in order to meet the consumers’ needs during their visit to any of the central markets.Earlier this year, Hassad exempted all tenants in Al Wakra Central Market and Al Sailiya Central Market from the rental fees in full, for a period of six months from April to September 2020. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Prime Minister takes part in GCC Interior Ministers’ meeting Oct 28, 2020 0 3995 No Darb Al Saai QND activities this year Oct 28, 2020 0 5611 Sheikh Saud is new chief of Amiri Diwan Oct 28, 2020 0 5888 274 more recover from COVID-19 Qatar on Tuesday recorded 257 COVID-19 cases -- 153 from community and 104 from travellers returning from abroad, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in its daily report. Also, 274 people recovered from the virus in .. HMC launches study to gauge public attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccine Tribune News Network Doha The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has launched a unique research study to explore people’s attitudes towards the COVID-19 vaccine. “There are varying levels of knowledge of the proposed .. 4 arrested for violating home-quarantine rules QNA Doha Four persons were arrested on Tuesday for violating home-quarantine conditions imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The arrests were made in implementation of the .. Qatar condemns Afghan bombing Qatar has condemned the bombing in Afghanistan’s Khost Province that left two people dead and several others injured. In a statement on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated Qatar’s firm stance on ..