An Indian restaurant in Islamic country Bahrain’s Adliya has been closed by the authorities after it allegedly denied entry to a veiled woman. The incident came to the fore after the video of a restaurant staff blocking a veiled woman went viral on social media platforms. The restaurant authority has put out an apology statement on social media expressing regret for the incident.
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The duty manager has been suspended, the authorities said.
Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority has launched a probe and asked all tourism outlets to avoid any policy that violates the laws of the kingdom. “We reject all actions that discriminate against people, especially regarding their national identity,” the authorities said, as quoted by a local media.
Source: The Hindustan Times