Amer centres in the UAE are private facilities that provide various visa and residency services.
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DUBAI – An Amer centre in Dubai has been shut down for violating precautionary measures against Covid-19, according to the Dubai Economy.
The Amer centre in Riggat Al Buteen made “major violations”, according to the
Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection of Dubai Economy.
The centre was shut down in cooperation with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA).
Amer centres in the UAE are private facilities that provide various visa and residency services authorised by GDRFA.
The Amer centre in Riggat Al Buteen was caught exceeding the 30 percent staff limit. It also did not have thermal scanners for customers.
The centre also did not enforce physical distancing for seated customers and did not display stickers to remind customers of social distancing.
The Dubai Economy has called on consumers to report establishments that do not follow the UAE’s precautionary guidelines.
Reports can be made through the Dubai Consumer app or through consumerrights.ae, or by calling the hotline 600545555. ICA/Expat Media
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