UAE RTA showcases initiatives supporting green economy in WETEX 2015


Through its participation in the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX), the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is promoting a raft of initiatives underscoring its commitment to enhance the environmental sustainability concept.

The exhibition, which kicked off yesterday at the Dubai World Trade Center and runs through April 23rd, is held by the Supreme Council of Energy & DEWA and features a wide participation of public, semi-public entities as well as key international businesses specialized in this field.

Abdul Mohsen Ibrahim Younes, CEO of Strategy & Corporate Governance and Chairperson of Energy & Green Economy Committee at the RTA, said: “Through its sectors & agencies, the RTA is attaching considerable importance to the green economy concept by adopting the highest international standards in optimizing power & water consumption, conserving the environment and sustaining the public health. The RTA has managed to make several achievements in its strategic projects that had set the base for this drive in line with the policy of Dubai Government nurturing a green & sustainable environment at world-class standards.”

“During the events of this annual showpiece, the RTA is exhibiting a host of valuable initiatives presented by different agencies. The Licensing Agency is exhibiting the Green Points app and other relevant licensing services, whereas the Public Transport Agency is showcasing the electric abra / bus and highlighting the benefits of using clean energy to realize our strategic objectives in this regard.

The Dubai Taxi Corporation is exhibiting a model of the electric motor used for hybrid vehicles, narrating the environmental benefits of this sort of vehicles in terms of the effective contribution it generates in saving power consumption and offering optimal options for conserving the environment,” he said. More info

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