The deadline for a 50 percent discount on fines for all types of traffic violations will end on Thursday, a senior official from traffic department announced.

The department had announced the discount for fines registered before December 31, 2015 and starting from January 8, 2016.

The initial deadline was April 7, 2016 which was extended to July 7. The department will remain open during Eid-Al-Fitr holidays from 8am to noon.

Motorists can visit the department or use Metrash2 to pay the fines to avail the discount, said Major Jaber Al Adiba.