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Weddings and social events permitted to resume in Ajman

Weddings and social events permitted to resume in Ajman

Effective November 1, these events can be held in halls, hotels and private homes too

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The Ajman Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Team confirmed on Sunday, November 1, that it would allow weddings and other social events to be held within the emirate, effective immediately.

These events will be permitted to be held in halls, hotels and private homes too, though with certain preconditions to ensure the health and safety of all the attendees.

At external venues such as halls and hotels, a maximum of 200 people can congregate.

In homes, however, that number is restricted to 50, said Major General Sheikh Sultan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ajman Police.

At each table, a maximum of five people are allowed to be seated together. Organisers must make hand sterilisers available for guests.

Attendees must wear facemasks at all times, though they are allowed to remove it when seated at their table. They must also adhere to other guidelines including maintaining social distancing and avoiding shaking hands.

Read: Ajman to open free Covid-19 testing centre on July 23

The decision by the authorities in Ajman comes shortly after the authorities in Dubai too permitted weddings and social events to resume under similar precautionary guidelines last month.

Read: Weddings and social events allowed to resume in Dubai

Local media also reported that authorities in neighbouring emirate, Sharjah, too has begun allowing social events to be held starting November 1, as per a recent directive by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the Executive Council of the Sharjah.

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