Dubai Municipality has completed all its arrangements to welcome Eid Al Fitr as the different departments of the civic body has drawn a detailed plan to provide the best services to the public during the Eid holidays.
The Eid Musallahs and public areas are cleaned up and many entertainment activities have been lined up in the public parks. Stringent food control measures have been in place to ensure food safety as also the efforts to monitor sale of hazardous fire crackers in the emirate.
Mr. Sultan Ali Tahir , Head of Food Inspection Section at Food Control Department said the department has drawn a comprehensive plan to meet the requirements of the Eid Al Fitr holidays as it has intensified its inspections in the foodstuff establishments in the emirate. Keeping in view of the large quantity of foodstuff that come for sale in the market, the food inspectors are not leaving anything for chance by keeping a vigil on the restaurants and cafeterias in the city.
‘The foodstuff that can be easily contaminated in the hot climate is put under strict check. The department’s inspectors would be concentrating more on the areas where increased activities are witnessed during the Eid holidays. Traditional kitchens are also coming under constant check these days,’ Sultan said.
He also advised the public to check the ingredients of the food items they buy these days.
Public Parks and Horticulture Department has prepared a good line up of entertainment programmes to attract visitors to the public parks during the Eid holidays.
There are six large parks and around 100 residential parks across the emirate of Dubai introduced by Municipality.
The general maintenance department has also made a lot of preparations for the smooth conduct of Eid festivities. It has renovated and developed a number of swimming pools in different parks as a good number of visitors are expected to these pools during Eid holidays. Special care has been given to the safety and hygiene aspects and the maintenance of public toilets is ensured.
A number of technical employees have been put into emergency duty to take care of any unexpected occurrences. The civic body in coordination with the Civil Defence is also keeping alert to face any fire accidents.
Ahmed Hassan Shammari, head of dubai abattoirs section said that as usual the department has ensured and organized a hygienic activity in the abattoirs during the Eid holidays. He said that a strict check is done at every stage of the preparation of meat items.