Ministry of Transport announced that they are going to use Taxi services for food delivery jobs. In current situation there are high numbers of orders every minute and restaurants are unable to deliver each order on time.
Ministry took the initiative to use services (Ajra) taxi service and other taxi service providers as food delivery. They will be able to work with only registered applications. There companies will provide them all the information about which application they can use. And how many hours and in which area they can work.
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This initiative support both Taxi and restaurants sector. Restaurants can get more orders and can deliver on time and Taxi drivers earning also resumed by this initiative as they were stay at home from 3 weeks because of curfew restrictions.
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Taxi driver will not be allowed to pick any passenger. in case of violation heavy penalty will be imposed.
انطلاقًا من الحرص على تخفيف الآثار الاقتصادية والاجتماعية من تداعيات #فيروس_كورونا؛ #خادم_الحرمين_الشريفين -أيده الله- يوافق على استئناف عمل مركبات الأجرة العامة من خلال تطبيقات توجيه المركبات وتطبيقات توصيل الطلبات المعتمدة كحالة إستثنائية.— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ نـ قـ ل (@SaudiTransport) April 17, 2020