Written By: Fares Anam
Article Date: Aug 14, 2012 - 11:57:58 AM
stressed the Secretary General of the Local Council in the Secretariat, Ameen Juma’an on the need to intensify field operations of inspection teams the of the Public Works offices and Environmental Health departments in all markets and shops in the Secretariat in order to control and continuously monitor the markets.
Juma’an also stressed on the importance of inspection and control of the street vendors who sell expired and decayed materials in a number of markets and streets of the capital.
“All irregularities and those who prove their involvement in the sale of expired food will be refer to justice to be deterrent punished in accordance with law,” confirmed Juma’an.
Director of Environmental Health management at the Office of Public Works in Sana’a, Dr. Muhammad Abdul Karim al-Asbahi, explained that the field visit that implemented by the office in the departments of the Secretariat for control the capital market was able to seize large amount of expired goods and food during the campaign.
“All materials that have been seized are mostly expired food and materials that receive high demand during the holy month of Ramadan,” said al-Asbahi.
Around 100 tons of expired food and goods destroyed in the departments of the Secretariat last month, he said, pointing out that a number of irregularities lifted to the prosecution and a number of violators punished with paying fines.
“I called all citizens to cooperate with the concerned authorities on the control of goods, foodstuffs, and to report any expired items they find,” said al-Asbahi.
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