MOCI takes measures to control prices of vegetables and fruits

MOCI takes measures to control prices of vegetables and fruits

By QLNews

Qatar has been working to the best of its capabilities to ensure the good health and safety of its citizens and residents in current times.

As the country continues to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) takes measures to control prices of vegetables and fruits at the retail outlets until March 31, 2020, subject to extension.

Prices set for local produce:

Prices set for imported fruits and vegetables:

 

According to the notice posted in the tweet, each violator will be subject to the penalties stipulated in applicable laws, decisions, and regulations.

This adds to the series of efforts MOCI has taken in recent days as Qatar intensifies its fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Earlier this week, MOCI issued social distancing guidelines for retail outlets and also announced an extension for product returns and exchanges.

Apart from that the Ministry also took measures to protect consumers in current times by setting maximum prices for products such as hand sanitizers, wipes and soaps.

Consumers can report any violations of these decisions via the number 16001 or email: infomoci.gov.qa. They can also reach out to the Ministry through its official social media channels.

Here's everything you need to know about the virus, including ways to protect yourself. 

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