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Aug 17, 2021
RAKTA’s Youth Council organizes a panel discussion on the future of sustainable transport

Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority’s Youth Council organized a panel discussion under the title “The Future of Sustainable Transport” at the headquarters of the Ras Al Khaimah Youth Hub in cooperation with the Ras Al Khaimah Broadcasting Authority. The discussion was hosted by H.E Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Al Hammadi – General Manager of the Public Services Department in Ras Al Khaimah, and Dr. Ayman Rashid Al Khanbouli – Head of the Institutional Advancement Office at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah.

The discussion was moderated by Mohammed Ghanem Mustafa, and in the presence of H.E Eng. Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi – General Manager of Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority, a number of directors and officials from government agencies, in addition to a number of youth category.

This discussion is part of a series of initiatives, programs and events that will be implemented by the RAKTA’s Youth Council, which aims to enhance awareness and culture among youth category about the future of transport in all its sectors to create a new generation that is aware of future transport systems and solutions.

The panel discussion focused on one of the global challenges to achieving environmental sustainability and reducing carbon emissions from transportation and communications, in which the switch to electric, hybrid and hydrogen vehicles is one of the innovative modern solutions that major international companies are racing to provide in various cities.

H.E Eng. Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi – General Manager of RAKTA, stressed the authority’s keenness to support and qualify youth category, believing in the importance of their role in promoting the comprehensive development process that achieves the vision of the Ras Al Khaimah Government 2030. Moreover, He highlighted RAKTA’s pioneering experience in operating the first two electric taxis in the UAE, stressing that the authority places environmental sustainability among its most important strategic goals to shift towards the use of environmentally friendly vehicles.

In turn, Eng. Shamma Al Awadhi, Head of RAKTA’s Youth Council, expressed her thanks to all the participants, attendees and everyone who contributed to the success of this event, stressing that RAKTA’s Youth Council is fully prepared to create initiatives that support youth and enhance their participation.

At the end of the discussion, H.E Eng. Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi – General Manager of RAKTA, honored Eng. Ahmed Al Hammadi, Dr. Ayman Al Khanbouli, and Mohammed Ghanem Mustafa, for their participation in the discussion panel.

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