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Sharjah restaurants to get permit to sell food to non-Muslims, outdoor dining scrapped


DUBAI – Restaurants and cafes in Sharjah will need to get a permit to sell food to non-Muslims during the day in Ramadan, according to the Sharjah City Municipality.

The Food Control Section at the Sharjah Municipality also announced that it has started receiving applications from food establishments for the permit to sell food to non-Muslims during daytime in the Holy Month.

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This Ramadan, restaurants and cafes will also not be allowed to open outdoor dining areas, with the municipality suspending the issuance of permits to serve food on tables in front of stores and food outlets.

According to the Sharjah City Municipality, it is part of precautionary measures to preserve public health and safety. ICA/Expat Media

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