Taxi tariffs in Ajman have been increased in light of the rising fuel prices, it has been announced.
The Ajman Public Transport Corporation has adjusted the tariffs on taxi companies operating under its umbrella, state news agency WAM reported.
The decision, which was based on several surveys and studies conducted by the corporation, was made to fulfil the needs of the community by improving local transport services, it added.
The corporation said it also compared tariffs in other emirates and explored the difficulties facing taxi drivers on a daily basis.
The adjustment involves an increase of AED2.5, which was made in light of the rising fuel prices and in line with the country’s economic development. The tariff in Ajman is lower than any of the other emirates, WAM said.
The corporation said it believes that this slight increase will have a positive effect and improve the level of local transport services.
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