Now malls in Qatar can reopen with limited capacity, some of Doha's big shopping centres are reopening their doors.
Phase one of the four phases of reopening has now begun, with the second phase starting on July 1.
Doha Festival City is now open and has 35 of its fashion stores operating, including &Other Stories, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aldo, American Eagle Outfitters, Armani Exchange, Aura, Banana Republic, Bershka, BHS, Boggi, Centrepoint, Collection of Style, Gap, Guess, H&M, H&M Men's, Hollister, LC Waikiki, Mango, Massimo Dutti, Max Fashion, Nautica, New Yorker, Next, Pull & Bear, R&B, Reserved, Riva, River Island, Sfera, Stradivarius, Ted Baker, Tommy Hilfiger, Topshop and Zara.
Sportswear shops include Adidas, Footlocker, Adidas Originals, Go Sport, Nike, Stadium and Under Armour.
The malls's homewear shops including Ikea, ACE, Butterfly Design Studios, Daiso, Hema, Home Centre, Laura Ashley, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Muji, The One, West Elm and Zara Home are also open, as are Harvey Nichols, Debenhams, and Marks & Spencer.
Gaming and tech can be found at FNAC and Virgin Megastore and kids are taken care of with Mama's & Papa's, Mothercare, The Children's Place, Salam Kido and LC Waikiki Kids, as well as Toys R Us and Borders.
Jewellery, fragrances, lingerie and luxury goods can be picked up at Pari Gallery, Sephora, Areej, Magrabi Optical, Victoria's Secret and Victoria's Secret Pink.
Robert Hall, general manager of Doha Festival City: “We are thrilled to welcome back shoppers to some of their favourite brands and stores in Doha Festival City. Our customers will experience several safety measures on entry, including displaying a valid EHTERAZ Green health symbol and we appreciate all paying attention to the Government advice and recognise proper distancing. We hope that Doha Festival City will continue being the destination of choice for our entire community, while being fully committed to ensure the highest standards of safety and well-being for both our shoppers and tenants.”
Opening hours are Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 8pm. Monoprix supermarket is open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 11pm, and Friday and Saturday from 8am to midnight, and M&S Food Hall from 9am to 10pm. Boots Pharmacy is open from 9am to 10pm on weekdays, and from 9am to 11pm on weekends, while Kulud Pharmacy will be open daily from 8am to midnight. Banking and telecoms branches are open Sunday to Friday.
Shoppers must show their green Ehteraz QR code at the entrance of the mall and should wear a medical mask at all times. Anyone 12 and under or over 60 are not allowed in the mall.