H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), received at his office recently H.E. Chung Yong-Chil, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the UAE.
The visit comes in the context of RTA objectives to foster and build on the existing ties with various parties at the local, regional and global levels.
The meeting discussed means of boosting cooperation and exchanging expertise between the RTA and the Korean companies engaged in rail, roads and transportation sectors. The two parties reviewed the forthcoming road and infrastructure projects in Dubai, particularly under the increasing numbers of Korean companies engaged in the construction of road projects and mass transit system currently undertaken by the RTA.
RTA Chairman and Executive Director briefed the Korean diplomat on the key projects underway at the RTA including new roads, interchanges and crossings over Dubai Creek. Al Tayer stated that he would be looking forward for more Korean companies to get involved in constructing RTA projects.
“RTA is committed to comply with the best practices in every project phase so as to achieve the intended objectives of providing Safe & Smooth Transport for All, and enhance the profile of Dubai worldwide.
The UAE in general and Dubai in particular are witnessing massive development coupled with an influx of peoples and businesses; which warrants the preparation of the infrastructure, such as road networks as well as multi modal transportation systems comprising Dubai Metro, marine transport modes, buses, taxis … etc, to accommodate the rising growth of population, projects and urbanization”.
H.E. Chung Yong-Chil, the Korean Ambassador to the UAE, congratulated H.E. Mattar Al Tayer on the opening of Dubai Metro Project and stressed that Dubai had once again proved to the world its ability to face and overcome challenges through delivering unprecedented achievements.
He praised the sweeping economic development witnessed by the emirate of Dubai in a record time; making it a focal point of investors, business leaders and tourists, thanks to the wise leadership of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
He also lamented Dubai Metro project; which has transformed the quality of mobility in the region and added to the beautiful setting of unique projects witnessed by Dubai, besides its key role in providing mobility service to residents and alleviating traffic congestion.