Al-Qabas daily reports that Municipality Minister Rana Al-Faris sent a letter to the General Manager of the Municipality on Sept 6 allowing female inspectors to work in the shift system. Meanwhile, an informed source in the Municipality revealed the shift system for inspectors working in cleaning sector is 8 hours a day.
There are 133 hygiene inspectors in the municipality's branches in all governorates, distributed as follows - Hawally 26, Farwaniya 23, Al Ahmadi 17, Mubarak Al Kabeer 14, Al Asimah 13 and Jahra 4. The source revealed that according to the proposal it is estimated that 15 female inspectors will work in each governorate and they must adhere to the provisions and controls contained in the decision of the Civil Service Council regulating the assignment of the shift system. However, the source stressed that the hygiene centers are not qualified or equipped to accommodate the female inspectors in the centers or departments’ headquarters.