Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) on Saturday decided to allocate the “vegetable market” (popular local vegetable area) in providing and selling their products to cooperative societies and the supermarkets only, in order to avoid gatherings.

In a statement, the ministry said that according to the instructions by the Cabinet and health authorities, namely Ministerial Resolution No. 87 of 2020 was issued, which stipulates in its second article that the priority of selling should be in order (cooperative societies – markets – restaurants – hotels – outlets selling agricultural products).

It noted that the ministerial decision came on the instructions of the Ministry of Health that the market should be closed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

The third article indicated that the decision is effective from the date of its issuance until further notice, it added.

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