SP traffic plan succeeds in recording zero deaths during Eid

  • Sunday 02, August 2020 03:47 PM
  • SP traffic plan succeeds in recording zero deaths during Eid
Sharjah 24: Traffic accidents in the Emirate of Sharjah, during the blessed Eid Al Adha holiday, from July 30 to August 1, recorded zero deaths, while the call centre at the Central Operations Room received 12313 emergency and non-emergency calls.
In this context, Colonel Jassim bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, Director of Operations Department at Sharjah Police, said that the Central Operations Room received 11406 phone calls through the number (999) designated for emergency cases, while (907) calls were received vis the non-emergency number 901.

He added that this average is one of the best indicators at the national level, despite the demographic, linguistic and cultural diversities within the emirate, calling on the public not to hesitate to call the emergency NO. 999, in case they are exposed to any emergency, and to dial 901 for other inquiries.

For his side, Lt. Col. Mohammed Allay Al Naqbi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Department, confirmed the success of the traffic plan that was developed and implemented by the administration during the blessed Eid Al Adha holiday, with the participation of Sharjah Police’s various units.

He explained that, despite the heavy traffic flow in the streets and internal and external roads, and the large presence of visitors in various parks in the emirate, the intense traffic presence and public awareness of traffic safety measures contributed to not recording deaths during the holiday period.

Al Naqbi indicated that the Traffic Department has taken all measures according to the prepared plan, to ensure traffic smoothness and safety, praising the cooperation of the public with traffic police and the efforts made by all employees of the administration and all Sharjah Police units throughout the days of the Eid holiday, which had a great impact on the smooth flow of traffic in a manner appropriate for the efforts of the Ministry of Interior.