Dubai Reopens Public Parks With Strict Rules

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Dubai Reopens Public Parks With Strict Rules

Dubai has been easing Covid restrictions with utmost care. After reopening malls and private beaches. parks in the city are now open. Dubai Economy announced extended working hours of outlets post Ramadan. As per the recent circular, shops will be open from 10 am -10 pm on weekdays and until 12 am on weekends after Ramadan. Shopping malls must also adhere to curfew timings announced by the federal government.

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In addition, retail outlets have now removed the no refund, no return policy, with terms and conditions. Retailers must sanitise goods and set them aside for 24 hours before they exchanged the shop. Returned items should not to be put back on the shelves or used by other customers. They must be put aside by the retailer for 24 hours.

Besides, all changing and fitting rooms will also be open, but with restrictions. Retailers must continuously sterilize the trial rooms. Offices will operate for six hours during Ramadan, and normal operating hours can resume after the holy month. However, the curfew timings will still remain in place. In addition, offices must encourage only 30% of the work force.

Pantries will also remain open but must serve food only in disposable utensils. Further, people must maintain a 2m social distance. Besides, coffee dispensing machines will also function, and must be sanitized after every use.

What Else?

Trams and maritime transport including the Dubai Ferry, water taxis, both traditional and air-conditioned abras, and car sharing services can resume operations according to timelines specified by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).