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Dubai world’s most-connected city


Exhibitors at the Mena Transport Congress and Exhibition in Dubai on Monday.

Inayat-ur-Rahman, Business Editor

Dubai is one of the smartest, most connected, and fastest-growing cities in the world; It is also one of the largest hubs with many visitors coming from all over the world for business or leisure.

As it is a long-term contract (up to 15 years), it will enable us to set an important footprint in the region and build a sustainable and fruitful partnership with Road and Transport Authority (RTA).

This was revealed by Bernard Tabary, CEO International Keolis Group, during an exclusive interview with Gulf Today, adding that contract is also very significant as they are operating one of the most successful, advanced and modern transport system on behalf of RTA, which has the highest standards in the industry and strong reputation for innovation, excellence, and efficiency.    

“We are fully committed to delivering RTA’s vision of smart, sustainable, integrated and reliable public transportation for the city.” Tabary added.

Keolis Group, the company in charge of operating and maintaining Dubai Metro and operating Dubai Tram, through its subsidiary Keolis-MHI, formed with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHI) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC)1, has participated in the Mena Transport Congress and Exhibition 2022. The event, jointly organised by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai, is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center until Tuesday.

Commenting on their participation, Bernard Tabary, said: “The UITP Mena Congress and Exhibition brings together public transport authorities, operators, manufacturers and other shared mobility stakeholders from around the world and is an excellent opportunity to network with them. We look forward to meeting our counterparts and taking part in all the exciting discussions about the future of mobility in the MENA region, and beyond.”  

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