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Doha citizens call for commercial centres outside of city

According to a study by Qatar's Central Municipal Council (CMC), residents of the capital, Doha, are demanding the authorities stop issuing new licences to commercial centres inside the city, the Peninsula has reported. The CMC had proposed to set up more shopping centres and provide other facilities in residential areas outside Doha to curb the increasing influx of families to the city. Besides big shopping centres there is a need for more commercial streets in residential areas outside the city, providing diverse services, the council said.