The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has begun the revamp work at Jidhafs Market.
Ministry Undersecretary Dr Nabil Abul Fateh said the ministry has an integrated plan to carry out the revamp in two phases.
The works are also being carried out in consultation with the traders at the market, the official said.
It is learnt that the traders have been requesting the ministry to find a solution to traffic issues preventing people from entering the market.
Capital Municipality Director-General Shawqiya Humaidan said there are plans to develop all markets in the capital, seeking cooperation from all parties concerned. For his part, Capital Municipality Chairman Mohammed Al Khuzaie said the development of the markets in Jidhafs and Sitra has always been a top priority.