RTA honours partners

DUBAI, Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has honoured a host of its strategic partners for their contribution to the success of the 4th Dubai International Project Management Forum, DIPMF.

Honourees included Dubai Government departments and authorities, agencies, members of the organising committee of the Forum, and members of the Advisory Committee of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Management.

The felicitation signals recognition of the efforts, co-operation and active participation of the honourees in both the Forum and the Award. Al Tayer also recognised the RTA employees who had participated in the organisation of the event.

The ceremony, which was held at the Al Wasl auditorium of the RTA, was attended by Ahmed Al Matrooshi, Managing Director of Emaar, and Dr. Yousef Ibrahim Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA. A host of representatives of government departments, agencies, companies and CEOs of the RTA also attended the event.

Al Tayer thanked all the parties for contributing to the success of the 4th DIPMF, opened by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council. During the opening session, Sheikh Hamdan honoured the winners of the inaugural edition of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Management.

“Over the past four years, the Dubai International Project Management Forum has cemented its standing as a global platform for unveiling the best practices and coming up with innovative project management solutions, thanks to the participation of visionary and creative international experts contributing to the successful delivery of mega projects. More than 6,000 delegates from 50 countries or more had attended the previous editions of the event. The Forum discussed an array of topics covering project management in engineering and construction, technical, sports, and energy and sustainability fields as well as shaping the future of innovation among others.

He honoured the organisers of the Forum: DEWA, Emaar, DP World, and Project Management Institute as well as the chairperson and members of the Organising Committee and the members of the Advisory Committee of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Management.

Source: Emirates News Agency