Muscat: The Muscat Municipality has announced the completion of preparations for the Eid Al Fitr holidays at the Central Fruit and Vegetable Market. The preparations include health and technical aspects, coordination with the other entities, facilitation of the buying process, loading unloading and import processes.
Also, the administration of the central market has taken measures to ensure smooth entry and exit of trucks at the market gates due to the increasing activities at the market during this time. Supply companies have declared their readiness for the Eid Al Fitr season with 468 trucks carrying 9,271 tonnes of fruits and vegetables entered the market during the period from May 12 to 29.
The administration has extended the market opening hours during the Eid holidays starting from Sunday to Tuesday June 4. The main shelter and the wholesale and retail shops will be open from 4:30am to 11pm. The market will close on the first and second days of Eid Al Fitr and resume on the third day.