50pc more cars on Bahrain roads
Manama, February 14, 2013
The number of cars plying on Bahrain's roads have increased by 50 per cent in the last four years, said a statement from the Kingdom's Ministry of Works.
According to a study conducted by the Ministry of Works, a record 750,000 vehicles enter the capital Manama every day in comparison to 500,000 vehicles in 2008.
‘Manama attracts most traffic movement in the Kingdom, while Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway registered the highest traffic volumes in comparison to all other roads in Bahrain," revealed Roads Planning & Design director Kadhim Abdul Latif
"A total of 145,000 vehicles travel through Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway on a daily basis," he added.-TradeArabia News Service