Coronavirus UAE: Abu Dhabi set to help the economy

Coronavirus UAE: Abu Dhabi set to help the economy

17 Mar 2020

Utility bills and road toll exemptions until end of 2020

Abu Dhabi Executive Council (ADEC) has launched a new set of initiatives under "Ghadan 21" on Monday, including a series of stimulus packages to boost small and medium businesses and ease the availability of loans to local companies.

Also included are water and electricity subsidies for citizens, and commercial and industrial activities, as well as all exemption from road tolls till the end of 2020.

The initiatives include, but are not limited to the following: AED5bn to subsidise water and electricity for citizens, commercial and industrial activities, no tourism and municipality fees for tourism & entertainment sectors this year, commercial vehicles don't have to pay annual registration fees to the end of 2020 and suspending real estate registrations fees for this year.