The director of the Roads Planning and Design Department of the Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning Kadhem Ali AbdulLatif said that the ministry issued a number of work licenses for traffic diversions during the third quarter of this year as they play an important role in organizing traffic at work sites and reducing traffic congestions.

Kazem Abdel-Latif indicated that the number of work licenses that the Ministry received for traffic diversions amounted to 3,544 work licenses for all public services and infrastructure projects, while 2.568 of them were approved, indicating that the second quarter was the highest in terms of approved requests which reached about 902 applications, followed by the first quarter which reached 877, while the third quarter was the last with 789 licenses.