Despite the announcement in advance of a sufficient time for the implementation of the travel ban between the cities of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and to and from the emirate, starting from last Tuesday, for a period of one week, to reinforce the efforts of the national survey program to combat the "Corona" virus, some drivers insisted on moving their vehicles and trying to move between The cities of the emirate, which caused the accumulation of vehicles at some security points.
Regarding its dealings with drivers at the security points, Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that it allowed only the passage of drivers who obtained movement permits based on their necessary needs, while directing those who are not committed to the decision to prohibit movement to return where they came from, stressing the need for all drivers to adhere to the precautionary and preventive measures established .
Abu Dhabi Police called on the public to adhere to the instructions issued regarding the prohibition of movement to and from Abu Dhabi and between its cities in order to avoid traffic jams at the security points on the roads of the emirate, and to take permits from the Abu Dhabi Police website before commuting.
Abu Dhabi Police has activated 12 security points at the entrances and exits of Abu Dhabi cities to follow up the implementation of the decision issued by the Committee for the Management of Emergencies, Crises and Disasters resulting from the Corona pandemic, in support of the national survey project to limit the spread of the Covid 19 virus.
She stated that the security points on the main roads operate throughout the day for 24 hours a day during the decision to prohibit movement, as the residents of each city are allowed to move within their city according to the national sterilization program, and the ban includes moving between the cities of the emirate (Abu Dhabi - Al Ain - Al Dhafra) and entry and exit from And to the emirate, employees in the vital sectors and chronic disease owners are excluded to review hospitals and the necessary cargo movement.
Abu Dhabi Police called for the necessity of all joining forces to succeed in the systematic survey process, explaining that the decision to prohibit movement between cities and from and outside Abu Dhabi came to complement the current series of measures and limit the spread of the new Corona virus.