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Muscat Municipality ready for Ramadan rush

Muscat Municipality ready for Ramadan rush

The central marketplace in a statement stated it received about 1,541 trucks with much more than 38,525 tonnes of vegetables and fruits from April 1 to April 30. The central market’s administration has urged traders to import fruits and vegetables straight from the nations of their origin such as Jordan, Lebanon, Iran, Yemen, South Africa, Egypt, the Philippines and nations in Europe.

Suppliers as well have elevated the quantity of shipments to meet the requirements of customers in the course of the holy month. Government agencies operating in the central marketplace like the ROP, the customs administration as effectively as the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries are guaranteeing that every thing is in order to cater to the demand in the course of the holy month.

Muscat Municipality is also guaranteeing that all well being requirements are met. In this regard, it destroyed about 268 tonnes of vegetables and fruits among April 1-30.

As component of high quality assurance checks, the municipality teams are also monitoring samples of fruits and vegetables to verify the level of pesticides and hygiene in the marketplace.

The authorities have also intensified technical and well being inspections at distinct retailers. The operating hours will be extended at wholesale and retail retailers as well. During Ramadan the primary marketplace will operate from four.30am to 2pm and wholesale shops from 6am to 5pm.

Ramadan timings for Amerat, Seeb slaughterhouses

Muscat Municipality has stated that slaughterhouses will open for organizations and people from 7am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm. For livestock organizations, they will be open from 6am to 6pm.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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