Closure of six establishments
Sulaymaniyah sees decline in trading standards violations
SULAYMANIYAH – Authorities in Sulaymaniyah have announced a reduction in the number of violations and resulting closures within the city over the last month.
Joint committees conducted 6,687 inspections of shops, markets, and public spaces, identifying 614 violations and issuing 282 notices to ensure compliance with operational standards and guidelines.
The enforcement efforts resulted in the shutdown of six establishments for failing to adhere to operational regulations, while another faced legal consequences. This represents a decrease from December 2023, which witnessed 52 closures.
Furthermore, the committees seized more than 31 tons of various food products deemed unsafe for consumption. These items were disposed of in non-residential areas by specialized teams.
In addition, authorities levied fines on several businesses for regulatory infractions, amounting to 40 million Iraqi dinars. This revenue supports the public treasury, as required by law.