In a statement addressed to all hotel establishments, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has instructed all bars, pubs and lounges to close with immediate effect until the end of March.
The notice, which was signed by DTCM CEO Support Services and Investment Ahmad Khalifa Alfalasi, said: "In line with Dubai Government precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of its residents and visitors; Dubai Tourism notifies all bars, pubs and lounges (including bars within restaurants) to close with immediate effect from today (Monday 16 march 2020) till the end of March."
The announcement went on to say that: "Dubai Tourism will continuously evaluate the situation in coordination with the health authorities. We appreciate your efforts as major partners aimed at serving the public interest and protecting the health and safety of society."
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