The Ministry of Interior released an awareness poster this week for easier understanding of rules against public gatherings. The again urged everyone to strictly follow the instructions in the poster and to forward the information.

Forms of Gatherings Banned by the Power of Law

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al Thani issued a decision on 21 March imposing a ban on all forms of gatherings at places including the Corniche, public parks and beaches and also social gatherings, in continuation of the efforts exerted by Qatar to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The spokesperson of the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management HE Lolwah bint Rashid bin Mohammed Al Khater said that it has been decided to:

  • Deploy mobile patrols and arrest anyone who violates this decision
  • Set up checkpoints in different regions of the country
  • Dedicate a hotline for reporting any violations – 4457 9999.

HE also reiterated that the State of Qatar, with all its relevant organs and bodies, is doing everything it can to preserve the safety of society and to contain the virus without human losses, stressing that individual responsibility and societal sense must prevail.

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