China to waive toll road fees until epidemic control work is done
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FILE PHOTO: Police officers wearing masks check the boot of a car for smuggled wild animals following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, at an expressway toll station on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations, in Xianning, a city bordering Wuhan to the north, Hubei province, China January 24, 2020. REUTERS/Martin Pollard/File Photo
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s transport ministry said on Saturday it will waive road and expressway toll fees nationally from Feb. 17 until the country’s epidemic control work was done.
It made the announcement on its official WeChat account.
Reporting by Min Zhang and Brenda Goh; Editing by Himani Sarkar