Oman announces list of activities excluded from commercial activities ban from 8 May

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Muscat: list of activities excluded from the decision to ban commercial activities that will take effect 8 – 15 may 2021 from 4 am to 7 pm

Activities excluded from 8 may 2021 4 am  to 15 may 2021 7 pm

Grocery stores: – 

Groceries , Bakeries, Omani Halwa shops, Confectionery stores, Nut stores , Ice cream & corn shops, juice shops, meat, poultry and fish stores, honey and herbs shops, dates stores, spice shops, mineral waters shops, fruits and vegetables stores, Hypermarket by 30% only (Foodstuff, meat, fruits and vegetables only, while closing other parts).

The following economic activities operate administratively within the premise only, without receiving customers ( Customer lounges to be closed).

Private companies and institutions

Transportation and storage companies

Consultancy companies of all kids

Audit and accounting officies

Sanad offices

Post companies

Construction and Constracting companies

Insurance companies

Law offices

Translation offices

Shipping and customs clearance offices

Banks , exchange and finance companies are allowed to operate during ban hours, while customer lounges are closed except for necessary transactions, set in accordance with the controls and procedures determined by the Central Bank of oman

Construction and contracting companies are allowed to work at the facility site after 7 pm, provided hat workers may not move out from the work site / facility

Home Delivery Services:

Restaurants and cafes are allowed to operate without the entry of customers, while allowing handling and delviery

Owners of any business not mentioned above are allowed to work inside the facility without the entry of customers, while allowing handling and delivery of goods.

Central markets of vegetables, fruits and fish limited to 50% of capacity

Central slaughterhouses limited to 50% of capacity

Petrol stations; including tyre and vehicle repairs and express stores at the petrol stations up to 3 customers at a time

Fishing boat repair workshops and sale of fishing supplies

Health facilities:

Veterinary centres


Glasses shops

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