Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 2 December 2020

Eid Al Adha 2020: Free parking across Abu Dhabi for four days

Residential parking will also be free but can only be used by motorists with permits between 9pm and 8am

Parking will be free across Abu Dhabi for Eid Al Adha. Victor Besa / The National
Parking will be free across Abu Dhabi for Eid Al Adha. Victor Besa / The National

Parking will be free across Abu Dhabi for four days during Eid Al Adha, authorities announced on Tuesday.

The emirate's Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi said Mawaqif fee would be suspended for all surface public parking bays from Thursday, July 30, to Sunday, August 3. Fees will resume at 7.59am on Monday, August 4.

Residential parking will also be free but can only be used by motorists with permits between 9pm and 8am.

The department called on motorists not to park in prohibited areas or block traffic over the holiday.

Schedules of public bus services in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra will be adjusted for the length of the holiday.

The following buses will operate daily until 1.30am: 5, 7, 8, 22, 67, 102, 401, 900, 940, 950, 960, 970, 980 and 990.

Visit the Integrated Transport Centre's website for more information on scheduling or use the Darb mobile app.

Public and private sector employees will have a four-day weekend beginning Thursday, on Arafat Day, for Eid Al Adha – the holiest holiday for Muslims.

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Updated: July 28, 2020 03:04 PM

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