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Crackdown on markets intensified in Ramadan

Employees prepare traditional Arab sweet, known as Kanafa, at a sweets shop during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan yesterday in Kuwait City. Muslims fasting in the month of Ramadan must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk, when they break the fast with a meal known as iftar.

Employees prepare traditional Arab sweet, known as Kanafa, at a sweets shop during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan yesterday in Kuwait City. Muslims fasting in the month of Ramadan must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk, when they break the fast with a meal known as iftar.

KUWAIT: Officials from four ministries will carry on with their inspection campaign on food markets during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, an official said yesterday.

The campaign, which started ahead of Ramadan, will continue through the month to control prices and make sure foodstuff of good quality is available, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Assistant Undersecretary for Control and Consumer Protection Abdullah Al-Enezi said.

A committee that includes the Ministries of commerce and industry, interior, social affairs and municipal affairs, has drawn up an inspection campaign to be implemented around-the-clock during the month of Ramadan, Enezi added. — KUNA

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This article was published on 20/06/2015