Car repair centre penalised for operating without licence

A car repair centre in the Industrial Area has been penalised for operating without a licence, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced.

Accordingly, the centre was compelled to regulate its status in commercial licences and records, the MEC said in a press statement on Sunday.

The violation was detected during a surprise inspection campaign conducted by the ministry, targeting car repair centres (garages), industrial facilities and vocational workshops in the Industrial Area in order to monitor the compliance of these outlets with laws and regulations governing commercial activities.

The inspection campaign comes within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to regulate markets and commercial activities across Qatar and to ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing commercial activities in order to crack down on violations and uncover irregularities, the statement notes.

The campaign targeted 60 repair centres, industrial facilities and workshops, the MEC said.

The ministry has urged merchants and shop owners to abide by regulations and laws governing commercial activities. It has also invited them to learn about laws and regulations governing commercial activities by visiting the ministry’s website at to avoid legal accountability and fines.

The MEC has advised all consumers to report violations or submit complaints and suggestions through the call centre: 16001, email: [email protected], Twitter: MEC_QATAR, Instagram: MEC_QATAR and the ministry’s application on iPhone and Android devices: MEC_QATAR

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