Operation of motorized vehicles suspended in Male’ for Independence Day parade

Motorcyclists drive by a congested Male' City street. (File Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

Transport Authority has announced operation of motorized vehicles will be banned in Male’ City for two hours this Saturday evening for the Independence Day parade.

The ban will be in effect from 4 pm to 6 pm.

Transport Authority has warned the operation of motorized vehicles other than vehicles by security forces, ambulances, vehicles issued permit to transport travelers, vehicles to carry persons with special needs, public buses, and other vehicles given express permission will not be allowed during the two-hour period.

The agency warns it will take action under the Land Transport Act against parties which fail to comply with the ban.