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MOCI Specifies 14 Entities Exempted from the Decision to Reduce Private Sector Staffs

11 Apr, 2021 12:45 PMAl Arab Newspaper, Gulf TimesIntended Audience
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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has specified categories exempted from the Cabinet's decision issued on 7 April 2021, about reducing the number of employees and workers present in workplaces in the private sector to 50% of the total number of employees in each entity. This decision comes as part of reimposing restrictions due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  

MOCI stated that 14 companies and entities are exempted from the decision that came into effect last Friday. They are as follows: Food and subsidized supply retail outlets, maintenance companies, factories, pharmacies and clinics, telecom companies, companies operating in State-run projects, e-commerce companies, catering companies, petrol stations, restaurants (deliveries and takeaways), financial institutions licensed by Qatar Central Bank, bakeries, logistic services companies and firms operating at seaports, airports and customs services.

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