Dubai's RTA announces free parking during Eid Al Fitr
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Dubai announces free parking during Eid Al Fitr

Dubai announces free parking during Eid Al Fitr

The RTA has said that paid parking will resume in Dubai from Saturday, May 7


Dubai has announced that all public parking will be free of charge from April 30 until May 6, 2022, on account of Eid Al Fitr holidays.

However, it will remain paid during the holidays at multi-story parking, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said.

Paid parking will be resumed from May 7, onwards.

The RTA has also issued a list of revised timings for public transport operations for the Eid Al Adha holidays.

More so, RTA said that its customers happiness centres will be closed from Saturday April 30 until Sunday May 8, and will resume operations on Monday May 9, 2022.

Service provider centres (technical testing) will be closed from Saturday, April 30 until Saturday, May 7, and would resume duty on Sunday May 8, 2022.

Eid Al Fitr in the UAE is forecast to fall on Monday, May 2, according to the Emirates Astronomical Society (EAS).

Read: Revealed: Likely date for Eid Al Fitr 2022 in UAE

The UAE has announced protocols for Eid Al Fitr, expected to fall next week.

The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority also announced protocols for the Eid festival.

Read: UAE announces protocols for Eid Al Fitr

According to the protocols, Eid prayers and the Khutbah combined must not exceed 20 minutes, while the entry and exit of worshippers would be supervised by police patrols, volunteers and imams, to prevent overcrowding and maintain order. Mosques and prayer halls will open after the dawn prayers on Eid day.


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