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Dubai private visa, residency centre shut over Covid-19 violation

DUBAI, May 20, 2020

The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in Dubai Economy, in co-operation with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), has shut down the Amer Centre in Riggat Al Buteen for failure to comply with the precautionary measures issued in view of Covid-19.

Amer Centres are private facilities providing various visa and residency services as authorised by GDRFA.

The major violations detected at the centre in Riggat Al Buteen included exceeding the 30 per cent staff limit, non-installation of thermal scanners for customers, non-display of physical distancing stickers and failure to ensure distancing in customer seating, said the statement from Dubai Economy.

Dubai Economy has urged all service centres to adhere to the precautionary guidelines, such as wearing masks and gloves, ensuring physical distancing and displaying related stickers, installing transparent barriers between employees and customers, and keeping number of employees and customers within 30 percent of the total capacity, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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