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Scores of trucks stuck at UAE-Saudi border
Drivers report huge tailbacks over past fortnight and say they fear situation may get worse
- By Abdulla Rasheed, Abu Dhabi Editor and Binsal Abdul Kader, Staff Reporter
- Published: 00:00 March 7, 2012
Dear Gulf News, It is the clearance of general cargo at the border that is being delayed severely. The customers are also in a very tight position. Transport operators, traders & manufacturing companies are feeling the heat of the stalemate on the border between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Currently there is only one gate in Saudi border for Entry & Exit which includes all Empty Return Trucks + GCC Transit Trucks & Trucks going to KSA through same gate only. They must open new separate individual gates for Empty Return Trucks, GCC Transit Trucks & Trucks going to KSA at the earliest otherwise these border crises between UAE-Saudi Arabia will never end. The huge delays between UAE-SAUDI border are resulting in loss of customers for the many companies in current world economic crises.
Smita Nair, Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dear Gulf News, this article does not give much information as to the reasons of the situation at the border. It is very vague without much research done. Incase at the moment you are unable to find out the details of this delay, pls follow up with a consecutive article explaining the entire cause. Only then will this be completely informative. Thanks, Mridula
Mridula Murli, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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