Here comes the sad news for all the regular customers of India’s favorite fast food chain McDonald’s, as 43 outlets of the fast-food are shutting down in Delhi from Thursday.
In a statement, Vikram Bakshi, former managing director of CPRL said, “It’s unfortunate, but the operation of 43 restaurants operated by CPRL has been temporarily suspended”.
It was believed that in total CPRL operates 168 restaurants.
The official media statement released by MIPL quoted, “The ‘eating house licenses’ of a number of McDonald’s restaurants in Delhi have expired. The board of Connaught Plaza Restaurants Private Limited (or “CPRL”, McDonald’s licensee in North and East India) is working to obtain the required licenses. Pending this, CPRL is temporarily suspending the operations of the affected restaurants”.
The statement released by the MIPL stated that the Indian market has been the very important for McDonald’s and will try to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
The statement reads, “We are committed to working with CPRL to resolve the issue as soon as possible”.