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Street vendors targeted

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Kuwait Municipality said its supervisory teams have done a tremendous job during and before the Eid Al-Adha holidays to ensure the Municipality laws and regulations and the precautionary measures adopted by the Ministry of Health following the outbreak of the corona pandemic are not violated, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

The municipality said in a statement that the Municipality’s branches in all governorates during field trips checked on 1,197 stores and issued 1,142 warnings and issued 206 citations against stores and supermarkets for violating the precautionary health measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

The source explained the Municipality supervisory teams particularly targeted street vendors, butchers, and unlicensed sheep sales outlets. The source noted the supervisory teams also participated in the process of organizing entry to slaughterhouses, and issued 73 citations for selling sacrificial sheep in residential areas in addition to issuing 42 citations against street vendors.

During the campaign the Municipality removed 250 illegal advertisement hoarding and lifted 69 cars abandoned on street corners and open areas.

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