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A joint committee comprising representatives from the Public Authority of Manpower, the Food Authority and the Ministry of Home Affairs will conduct the inspections. As a part of this, inspections are being carried out in places including business establishments and restaurants. The new condition is that the driver driving the delivery vehicle must have a health card and an ID card. It has been decided to subject those who work in violation of the law to strict measures including deportation.
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Not only the employees who do not comply with the required health standards, but also the owners of the establishment will face fines. It is also suggested that a special sticker issued by the Kuwait Municipality for delivery vehicles should be affixed to the vehicle. Action will be taken against those who violate this. The team will also check that the company doing the delivery service is working under the visa issued by that company. Whether it is a delivery bike or a vehicle including a car, its driver must wear a prescribed uniform during duty.
The authorities will take measures including suspending the license of establishments that employ home delivery workers in violation of the rules. Home delivery system became widespread in the country during the covid pandemic. Even though the spread of covid has decreased, the home delivery system remains unchanged. It is in this context that a joint inspection team has been deployed to ensure that they follow the rules.
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