The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) started events of Ramadan Tent covering the period 5 – 15 Ramadan including a daily mass Iftar and various other events for public bus drivers and inter-city bus drivers, at Jebel Ali & Al Awir Bus Depots.
Dr. Yousef Al Ali, CEO of Public Transport Agency, stated that the Agency set up a Ramadan Tent offering daily Iftars, and awareness campaigns covering safe driving, compliance with traffic & driving rules, and delivering the best services to public transport users including by public bus riders.
“The initiative included two lectures delivered by the religious scholars Dr. Aziz Farhan Al Anzy, and Al Husaini Ismail, in addition to quizzes, Quran recital contests, Ramadan Soccer Tournament, and a lecture delivered by the National Safety Institute, in addition to transmitting the World Cup Football matches currently held in Brazil to further entertain drivers,” said Al Ali.
“This Ramadan event reflects the Agency’s keenness to seek after-life rewards in offering Iftar meals and an a practicing of its social responsibility towards drivers besides communicating to them RTA’s attention and care through offering them through nurturing a suitable environment that promotes their job dedication, raises the level of service offered to the public, and revives benevolent deeds during this inspiring month with abundant noble values.
“Events lineup included entertaining games & quizzes which generated a fun atmosphere amongst drivers; which will contribute to boosting friendships, coherence and love besides embedding the principles of team work in the public interest as well as raising the image of the RTA since these drivers are considered as ambassadors of the RTA to the public.
“The RTA is always keen on doing everything that adds to the benefit and life of employees and drivers, and improves the business process towards meeting the public needs, especially public transport users and beneficiaries of the wide array of daily services offered by the RTA through different agencies and sectors.
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