MoI to regulate bike traffic --temporary suspension of issuance of licenses for delivery



The State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Minister of Interior Anas Al-Saleh revealed that Ministry of Interior has addressed Ministry of Commerce and Industry about the temporary suspension of issuance of licenses for ‘delivery’ of consumers products, transportation of goods, and all other activities related to the General Traffic Department until the conditions and regulations that organize such activities are reviewed and finalized. Ministry of Interior is currently coordinating with the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition regarding health approvals related to vehicles and bicycles for transportation of food in order to ensure health conditions are met.MoI has future plans to regulate the traffic of all types of motorbikes. There is an ongoing coordination with Ministry of Public Works and Public Authority for Road and Transportation (PART) concerning all projects that are established on the roads. There is also an ongoing coordination with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) to allocate bicycle lanes in new areas.-A.T.