CMC calls for expansion of Female taxi driver service in Qatar

To help facilitate a safe and comfortable way for women to get around Qatar, members of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) have recommended that more female taxi drivers be hired to meet high demand.

The proposal to urge state-run transportation company Mowasalat to expand a female taxi driver service was discussed during the council’s regular meeting today.

Speaking to Doha News, CMC member Nasser Ibrahim Mohamed Issa Al Mohannadi, who first presented the proposal for discussion, said more women are seeking transport options as the country’s population rises.

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