Dubai Economy carries out 140 thousand inspection visits in 2020 – Economy – local


The Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Sector in Dubai Economy carried out 140,000 inspection visits during the past year, to ensure that commercial establishments in the emirate adhere to the precautionary measures and measures aimed at limiting the spread of the “Covid-19” pandemic.

And Dubai Economy stated, in a statement yesterday, that the inspection visits were characterized by being comprehensive, to cover the various regions of the emirate.

The number of establishments that meet the conditions and measures reached 137.7, equivalent to a commitment rate of 98.3% of the total facilities visited by the visits, while the number of violations reached 424 violations, or 0.3% of the total visits, while the number of alerts reached 1810 alerts, a rate of 1.3%, in addition to 175 closures, 0.1% of the total field visits.

The Director of the Commercial Control Department, Abdulaziz Al-Tanak stressed that the Dubai Economic Department attached great importance to monitoring commercial establishments, to ensure their commitment to the precautionary measures and measures to limit the spread of “Covid-19”, indicating that the team of inspectors worked around the clock, without fatigue or boredom. For field monitoring of markets and commercial establishments, in addition to receiving consumer feedback, which helped field work teams track some practices. Al-Tanak said that the results of the field visits reflected the size of the responsibility and the high commitment of the commercial establishments, pointing out that the inspection teams will continue their monitoring and inspection efforts, to ensure the commitment of the commercial establishments accurately.

He added, “We ask merchants to be careful to adhere to the protocols for doing business that were previously circulated, and we are also happy to receive consumer complaints, in case there are any cases of non-compliance.”

98.3 %

Of establishments that fulfilled the conditions and measures.

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