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Health and Hygiene to be primary focus of Al Khor Fish Market


The Al Khor and Al Thakhira municipality is all set to upgrade the city’s fish market putting extensive focus on health and hygiene.

As reported by the Gulf Times, the stalls in the fish market go through a thorough routine check-up by a specialist veterinarian to ensure the health of the fish for the human consumption, as said by the head of the health control section, Matar Mohamed al-Kuwari.

Moreover, the director of Municipal control affairs at Al Khor and Al Thakhira, Issa Hassan al-Mohannadi, highlighted that all plans leading to the upgradation of the fish market would be done keeping in consideration the future prospects of the city.


It may be noted that more than 362 heads of livestock were slaughtered in the slaughterhouses of Al Khor and Al Thakhira and a routine inspection was conducted pre and post the slaughter process. Upon investigation, it was found that four carcasses were infected with diseases and hence were immediately destroyed. The slaughterhouses were further thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before the working day concluded.

It might also be mentioned here that a particular eatery at a park was issued with a health violation notice for not having valid health certificate and thereby not meeting the required health and hygiene regulations, during the inspection campaigns that were conducted on the food outlets and facilities by the municipality.

The municipality has further taken all the important measures to provide visitors with the pre-requisite amenities in the Al Khor Family Park during the first two days of Eid al-Adha.


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