Malls In Dubai Will Remain Open For Longer Hours

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Malls In Dubai Will Remain Open For Longer Hours

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.

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.

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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?

On other news, Dubai RTA announced that trams will resume its operations starting today, Wednesday, May 13th.
Those planning on boarding the tram must head to the station 30 minutes prior. Usage of face mask is mandatory when commuting.