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 (so͞ok, sho͞ok)
Variant of souk.


(Physiology) a variant spelling of souk1


or suk or suq

(suk, ʃuk)

(in North Africa and the Middle East) a market or marketplace.
[1920–30; < Arabic suq]
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The Premier also instructed authorities to meet the needs of Muharraq Suq in terms of services and revamped roads and provide all necessary facilities for shoppers and visitors.
Assistant Undersecretary of Tourism, Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalida also attended the meeting that reviewed the efforts of the committee to develop the suq.
This figure is seen as the heir of the ancient Hellenic agoranomos who had been adopted in oriental Hellenistic civilization (the rabb suq in pre-Islamic Palmyra) and whom the Muslims made their own.
QTA and SUQ had signed a memorandum of understanding last year to develop the special curriculum for training professional tour guides in Qatar.
He directed authorities to assess losses and investigate the cause of the blaze and also ordered a review of safety and security standards in the suq, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The AIC is located in the Alternative Information Center in Beit Sahour, close to Suq Sha'ab (follow the sign to Jadal Center).
Dr Coelen mentioned specifically the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between SUQ and Qatar Tourist Authority (QTA) to initiate a new Tour Guide License Programme intended to develop professional tour guides having rich knowledge of Qatar's history, its rich cultural heritage and its tourist sites.
The Manama Suq branch unveiling coincided with the beginning of Ramadan.
Dato' Yusli Mohamed Yusoff, Chief Executive Officer of Bursa Malaysia said, "We are honoured to have this innovative platform recognised as it further cements our commitment in making Bursa Suq Al-Sila' the choice platform for financial institutions seeking financing and liquidity management tools.
Earlier, Nassiriya Local authorities imposed a curfew on the southern city as a precaution against any possible acts of violence after the events occurred in Suq al-Sheiokh district last night," Lieutenant-Colonel Sadeq al-Musharafawi, Nassiriya police spokesman, told VOI.
The new layout will focus on bringing pedestrians to the suq by making it highly accessible with inviting shops.
The minister said that the new suq takes into consideration all requirements of the traders including the needed display spaces, car parks, the needed facilities for visitors as well as safety measures.