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All wedding parties stand cancelled till March end Image Credit: Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: All wedding parties in Abu Dhabi have been banned from Sunday as a preventive measure to check the spread of coronavirus, the Department of Culture and Tourism in the capital said on Friday.

A statement from the department said, “In line with the prevalence measures for Coronavirus (COVID-19), the department is instructing all tourism establishments in the emirate to ban of wedding parties.”

The ban is effective from Sunday, March 15 until the end of the month.

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However, the department said it will update on a weekly basis.

The department legal measures will be taken against any violators.