RIYADH: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has banned Iftar and Suhoor at mosques, restaurants, and hotels during the month of Ramadan in 2021.
The order comes after the recommendations made to protect the general public from the covid-19 during Ramadan 2021 and the Eid 2021.
Six Saudi Arabian ministries, including the Interior, rural affairs, municipal, Islamic affairs, media, and tourism ministries, have approved the Eid and Ramadan coronavirus plan, confirmed by the Saudi media outlet OKAZ.
As per the Coronavirus plan, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Ministry of Tourism will stop all iftar and suhoor buffets in restaurants and hotels. Cameras will be set up in public places to monitor citizens closely and stopping them from violating the coronavirus plans. The limit of public gathering has also been put, whereas small parks will be closed until further notice.
Meanwhile, the malls and shopping centers will work 24/7 during the month of Ramadan after fulfilling the checklist of Coronavirus preventative measures.
Restaurants have also been allowed to offer the delivery and take away.