Narratiive Tags - Khaleej Times Desktop
Coronavirus Pandemic
Logo
 

Ras Al Khaimah closes wedding hall, imposes fine for Covid-19 violations

Web report/Dubai
Filed on September 12, 2020 | Last updated on September 12, 2020 at 06.58 am
Ras al Khaimah economic department, closed, wedding, venue, fines, covid-19, coronavirus, violations, hall

(Alamy image)

Social distancing and wearing of masks were ignored by the party, flouting UAE-wide preventive measures.

The Ras Al Khaimah Economic Department on Friday closed a wedding hall and imposed a fine on it for not adhering to coronavirus precautionary measures.

The authority said on its Instagram account that this due to the party holding a wedding celebration with the required prior approvals; and not adhering to precautionary measures and instructions issued by the official authorities in the country in terms of social distancing and the obligation to wear masks.

 
 
 
View this post on Instagram

???????? ??? ?????? ???? ???? ????? ????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???????? ????????? ?????????? ? ???? ???? ????? ??? ???? ??? ??? ????????? ??????? ???????? ????? ???????? ????????? ?????????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ?????? ??????? ??????? ?? ??? ??????? ????????? ????????? ???? ???????? ? ------------? RAKDED closed a wedding hall with a financial fine for being against rules and guidelines of prevention, not taking the pre approvals from the official sides ? .? .? .?? #rakded????????????????????? #rakded2020????????????????????? ?#??????_???????_??????????????????????????????? ?#?????_?????_???????? ???????????????????? #????_??????_????_?????????????????????????? #rak_business_platform

A post shared by ?????? ??????? ?????????? (@rakded_ae) on

The move follows a similar incident in Abu Dhabi on Friday where a groom, his father and the father of the bride were referred to the emergencies, crises and disasters prosecution after they were found to be organising and celebrating a wedding in violation of prescribed rules to curb the Covid-19 spread.

Legal action was also taken against all the guests who attended and took part in the function.

Abu Dhabi Police visited a house where a wedding was being held in spite of the rules banning group gatherings and celebrations.

A Dh10,000 fine is imposed on anyone who organises, holds or invites others to a gathering or group celebration. 

A Dh5,000 penalty is slapped on any individual who attends such gatherings.

Police urged the public to strictly adhere to social distancing and avoid family gatherings, while complying with anti-Covid measures.


ERROR: Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing!
MORE FROM Coronavirus Pandemic
MORE FROM Khaleej Times
CurrentRequestUnmodified: /coronavirus-pandemic/uae-fights-coronavirus-private-school-teachers-staff-must-undergo-covid-test-every-2-weeks macro_action: article, macro_profile: , macro_adspot:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KT App Download
khaleejtimes app

All new KT app
is available
for download:

khaleejtimes - android khaleejtimes - ios khaleejtimes - HUAWEI AppGallery