Qatar mulling restrictions on driving licences for expats
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Qatar mulling restrictions on driving licences for expats

Qatar mulling restrictions on driving licences for expats

The Qatari government has set up a committee to consider imposing restrictions on issuing driving licences to expats in the country, the Peninsula has reported. The committee, which comprises members from the interior ministry, advisory council, municipal affairs and urban planning ministry and the public works authority (Ashghal), was formed to study the problem of traffic jams and recommend permanent solutions. It has recommended issuing driver's licences only to certain categories of foreign workers arriving in the country. The panel passed the recommendations unanimously to be forwarded to the cabinet.

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