The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has completed the inspection of 53 supermarkets, commercial establishments and pharmacies to ensure the flow of purchases and food deliveries and price stability.
The ministry is also currently monitoring 64 subsidised food outlets and will continue to dispatch its inspection teams around the country during the coronavirus lockdown measures, it said in a statement on Tuesday.
Some 284 consumer complaints were received by the ministry on its 135 hotline.
The need to comply with laws and regulations amid these unprecedented circumstances was strongly underlined, and the ministry warned it would be on the lookout for those seeking to take advantage of the current situation.
Source: Kuwait News Agency