New Parking Zone Development Commences in Malé City


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Malé City Council has commenced the development of a new parking zone in Malé City.

The council has been working on developing additional parking lots in order to solve the issue of lacking parking spaces in the most populous city in the Maldives.

Malé City Council has put an effort into avail possible unused slots as parking zones. Recently, a number of available spaces have all been developed and opened to the public for parking. The previous administration has installed mechanical parking systems in various areas, which have now been uninstalled and the areas have been opened as a public parking zone.

According to PSM News, Mayor Sifa Mohamed revealed at a recent press conference that efforts are underway with Ministry of Transport, Maldives Polices Services, and the President’s Office to limit vehicles in the capital city, raising concerns of vehicle congestion.

Malé is the capital city of the Maldives and the seat of the executive, legislature and judicial branches of the government of the Maldives. Malé is also the financial and commercial capital of the country. Accordingly, the major government offices, banks and businesses are based on Malé.