Temporary ban on entry of some heavy vehicles and buses transporting workers to Abu Dhabi on February 13
12 Feb 2024News
The Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrol Directorate said on Sunday that some buses and large trucks used to bring labourers into Abu Dhabi will not be allowed to enter the city on Tuesday, February 13. Entry points and important bridges including the Sheikh Zayed, Sheikh Khalifa, Amsefah, and Al-Muktaar bridges are restricted. The authorities emphasised that smart technology would be used to bolster traffic control measures and that traffic patrols will be placed on all roadways.
According to the Abu Dhabi Police, cars used by public hygiene businesses and logistic support trucks were excluded from the restriction order. The Central Operations Sector's Director of the Directorate of Traffic and Security Patrols, General Mahmoud Youssef Al-Balouchi, emphasised that the ban will begin on Tuesday, February 13, at midday and last until 11:59 p.m.
On Tuesday, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be welcomed by the authorities. At the 'Ahlan Modi' event at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Modi will speak to around 60,000 members of the Indian expatriate community.
The Indian Prime Minister beginning on Tuesday, will travel to the United Arab Emirates for a two-day visit. While there, he will meet with President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and dedicate the first traditional Hindu stone temple in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi.