Malé City Mayor Adam Azim has announced plans to determine the number of vehicles allowed in the city within the next six months. This decisive action, brought under the Land Transport Act, grants local councils the authority to modify vehicle registration policies, establish vehicle limits, and enforce time frames for vehicle usage.
During his inaugural press conference, Mayor Azim emphasized the urgency of addressing the escalating congestion on Malé’s roads. He stated ongoing negotiations with ministries to finalize the conclusive number of vehicles permitted in the city.
“Congesting the roads of Malé with vehicles will not benefit anyone. Swift solutions need to be found for this,” asserted Mayor Azim, highlighting his commitment to transforming Malé into a relaxed and serene environment.
One of Mayor Azim’s primary objectives is to enhance the city’s infrastructure and improve road conditions. He acknowledged the pressing need for a rapid and permanent solution to the parking situation, pledging to collaborate closely with the Housing Ministry to address this issue.
Furthermore, negotiations are set to unfold with the Housing Ministry regarding the establishment of parking buildings, showcasing Mayor Azim’s comprehensive approach to alleviate the city’s traffic woes.
In line with his election manifesto, Mayor Azim aims to revolutionize Malé’s vehicular landscape and fulfill his promise of creating a tranquil city. He affirmed his dedication to working in tandem with the government to achieve these ambitious pledges, ushering in a new era for Malé City.