Weddings in Dubai can now have 200 guests
Weddings in Dubai may now have up to 200 guests, with new rules announced today (October 18).
The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management has declared that wedding receptions and social events may resume at hotels and halls across the city from Thursday October 22.
Each hall is allowed to host up to 200 people, while homes and tents may have a maximum of 30 guests, as long as there are four square metres of venue space per person.
Guests should avoid shaking hands, kissing and hugging, and stick to non-physical greetings. They should also wear face masks at all times, except when seated at a table.While at the table guests should not be seated face-to-face and there should be a physical distance of 1.5metres between guests and two metres between tables. A maximum of five guests are allowed per table, and events must not be longer than four hours.
Elderly people and those with chronic conditions are advised to avoid the gatherings, and anyone with symptoms should not attend.
A statement from Dubai Media Office read:
“The decision enables the community to celebrate social occasions in an environment where precautionary measures are strictly implemented, and high levels of safety are maintained.
“The new decision follows the recommendations made by frontline entities to the Committee regarding social events. The Committee stressed the importance of families following precautionary guidelines as part of the comprehensive enforcement of health and safety measures. The guidelines are aimed at protecting the health of the public and ensuring guests are protected from the risk of exposure to the virus.”
All precautionary measures must be adhered to and a set of guidelines has been issued to hotels and halls.
Source : Time Out Dubai | Photocredit : Google