The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media has issued a press release which says that the importation of motor vehicles, which are below emission standards of the Euro IV or its equivalent and does not comply with the following safety standards, would be prohibited effective from 1st July, 2018.
According to the press release, the import of vehicles without air bags for driver and front seat passenger, Anti-Locking Breaking System standards(ABS) and three – point seat belts for driver and passengers travelling in the front and rear seats, except the middle seat will not be allowed.
The industry representatives , the dealers, importers and manufacturers are strictly advised to follow the specified standards and safety standards after 1st July, 2018. The ministry further says that the respective importation? agencies will be informed of the details of the new standards including the types of vehicles, shortly