KUWAIT, March 26: Ministry of Trade and Industry announced Thursday the closure 14 of commercial stores that did not abide by the law and precautionary measures in combating the spread of coronavirus.
In a statement, the ministry said that its inspection teams monitored 238 cooperative societies, popular markets, commercial stores, and vegetable stand-alone shops to determine the extent of their commitment to new regulations and to maintain the stability of product prices.
The ministry noted that inspection teams also monitored 38 catering branches to ensure the smooth flow of sales deals, in addition to eight automatic bakeries that belong to Kuwait Flour Mills and Bakeries Company.
The statement added that its emergency center had received 422 complaints via their hotline No. (135), in addition to the issuance of 204 renew ration cards.
The Ministry underlined the importance of adhering to laws due to the exceptional circumstances that the country is going through. (KUNA) —