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Dubai RTA plans four-fold rise in mobile services

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RTA shares asset management practices with FEWA

The Asset Management Department of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) briefed a visiting delegation from the Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) about the practices used in managing RTA assets; which are aligned with the highest international standards. The visit aimed at exchanging expertise and upgrading the business process.


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