MoCI to launch Ramadan initiative for meat prices Apr 09, 2021 0 1828 12345 QNADohaThe Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) will on Saturday launch an initiative for meat prices for the Holy Month of Ramadan to ensure the availability of meat to citizens at a suitable price and to create a balance between supply and demand in the market.In a statement on Saturday, the ministry said they agreed with Widam Food Company to provide 30,000 local and imported cattle, to sell their meat at subsidised prices for citizens (at a rate of two sheep per citizen) starting Saturday. Prices for local sheep weghing 30 to 35 kilograms are set at QR1,000. Syrian sheep with the same weight will cost QR950. There are an extra QR16 riyal for cutting and wrapping the meat, and another QR34 for the workers.As part of its measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, the ministry enforced a number of precautionary measures for all slaughterhouses in the country to follow, such as providing sanitizers in front of the main entrances, measuring the temperature of all workers twice a day, providing masks and gloves for workers and ensuring they use them properly when handling, preparing, and disposing of carcasses in a healthy manner. The requirements also include having workers wash their hands regularly, measuring the temperature of customers when paying and receiving their products, and allocating specific hours for the elderly within the working hours to limit any interaction with younger people, in addition to carrying out sterilization operations on a daily basis in all facilities, including waiting halls, doors, an meat delivery trolleys.The ministry called for adhering to these measures, adding that it will increase its inspection visits and will take legal measures in line with law no 8 of 2008 on consumer protection. RELATED ARTICLES Amir meets president of 75th session of the UN General Assembly Apr 09, 2021 0 3506 Amir, Sudan’s Sovereignty Council chairman discuss ways to strengthen ties Apr 09, 2021 0 2158 Burhan praises Qatar’s support for Sudan Apr 09, 2021 0 2075 Fresh COVID-19 restrictions come into force today Tribune News Network Doha The Cabinet decision reducing metro capacities to 20 percent, halting all dine-in services at restaurants and cafes and closing barber shops to curb the spread of COVID-19 will come into force .. FIFA ready to use automated offside calls at Qatar 2022, says Wenger FIFA’s chief of football development Arsene Wenger has said it will be ready to implement an automated system for offside calls at next year’s World Cup in Qatar. FIFA said last month it was continuing to review the offside .. ‘No exemption from Fahes inspection’ Social media posts about vehicles being exempt from reporting to a Fahes centre for technical inspection this year as well are “false news”, Qatar Fuel (Woqod) said on Thursday. “We ask all customers to take information .. Qatar sees 949 new COVID-19 cases Qatar on Thursday reported 949 COVID-19 cases — 805 from community and 144 from travellers returning from abroad, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said. Also, 521 people recovered from the virus during the past 24 ..