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Restaurant sector suffering from 3 factors

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KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Head of Kuwaiti Union of Restaurants, Cafès and Catering (KURCC) Fahd Al-Arbash confirmed that the restaurant and cafè sector is suffering due to three main factors, which have negatively affected its performance since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic till date, reports Al-Anba daily. In an exclusive statement to the daily, he disclosed the sector is suffering due to the severe shortage of specialized and qualified workers, delay in vaccinating a large segment of the sector’s workforce, and continuation of the closure of commercial complexes at 8:00 pm.

He added that KURCC repeatedly asked the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Health and other concerned authorities to ease restrictions imposed on the commercial sector, considering the enormous losses that commercial establishments have incurred as a result of these restrictions. He stressed the need for these authorities to focus on the commercial sector and help it overcome this crisis. He went on to say that the union also asked the Ministry of Health to expedite the vaccination of workers in restaurants and cafès; pointing out that the workers of large restaurants with more than 100 employees have already been vaccinated, while small restaurants and cafès with a small number of workers are still suffering from delayed vaccination which negatively affected their operations

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