The Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced the closure of three warehouses in Birkat Al-Awamer for a period of 14 days each, for violating Law No. (5) of 2015 on Commercial, Industrial and Similar Public Shops, and Street Vendors. The violation was issued for practicing a commercial activity without having the required licensing.
The measure comes as part of the Ministry’s efforts to monitor and regulate markets and commercial activities across Qatar, and to assess the degree of compliance with laws and regulations governing commercial activities, in a bid to uncover and crack down on violations.
The Ministry stressed that it would not tolerate any negligence in meeting the obligations stipulated in Law No. (5) of 2015 on Commercial, Industrial, and Similar Public Shops, and Street Vendors.
The Ministry is intensifying its inspection campaigns to control violating practices, and to refer violators of laws and Ministerial decisions to the competent authorities.
The Ministry further urges all citizens and residents to report any violations pertaining to registration and commercial licensing via the following channels:
– Call Centre: 16001
– The Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s social media accounts:
– Twitter @MOCIQATAR
– Instagram MOCIQATAR