Dubai: Residents in Dubai will not have to pay for parking during the Al Hijri New Year, which will fall on September 21.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Wednesday announced that all paid parking zones would be free across the emirate on Thursday except for multi-level parking lots.
However, motorists will have to start paying for their parking fees on Saturday, September 23.
— RTA (@RTA_Dubai) September 20, 2017
Moaza Al Marri, Director of RTA’s Marketing and Corporate Communication said: “All customers’ happiness centres would remain closed during the New Hijri Year holiday corresponding to Thursday 21 September 2017. All paid parking zones would be free across the emirate on Thursday except the multi-level parking lots. Parking fees would be reactivated on Saturday, September 23.
“All centres affiliated to service providers will be closed on Thursday,” added Al Marri.