The news, announced via Twitter, means that all public events are officially on hold from March 15 until the end of the month.
The news covers all public and private events, and even includes weddings.
“In line with ongoing efforts to safeguard public health, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing directs that all events in #Dubai should be suspended from Sunday 15 March 2020 till the end of the month.”
“DTCM also directs all entertainment destinations to suspend operations and all hospitality establishments and wedding halls to suspend wedding gatherings from Sunday 15 March 2020 till the end of the month. Inspections will be carried out to verify compliance with this circular.”
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