People are seen queuing for the tickets at Eldorado Cinema in Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News

Dubai: As part of measures to stem the transmission of the new coronavirus, COVID19, the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development has sent a circular directing all cinema halls instructing them to temporarily suspend operations until end of March 2020.

The circular
The circular Image Credit: Supplied

The halls have also been asked not to allow people to gather on their premises, to avoid the transmission of the new coronavirus, COVID19.

The directive comes into effect immediately.