03 March 2017
The Roads and Transport Authority – Nashwan Atta’ee:
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has felicitated its best contractors and vendors in recognition of their contribution to supporting RTA’s achievements in public transport, infrastructure and other services in 2016. Attendees in the award ceremony, which had taken place in RTA Auditorium, included CEOs and Directors of RTA as well as representatives of RTA contractors and vendors.
Mohammed Obaid Al Mulla, RTA Board Member cum Chairperson of Customers’ Council, presented the awards in six different categories: administrative consultancies, supply of goods & services, engineering consultancies, Mohammed bin Rashid Foundation for SMEs, minor project contracts, and major project contracts.
Earnest & Young (Dubai Branch) was the winner in the administrative consultancies category, Arthur D. Little Middle East FZ LLC was runner-up and IBM Middle East FZ. LLC finished third.
In the best suppliers of goods & services category, ENOC finished first, Emirates Transport second and Union Insurance BSC third.
CDM Smith, Transpo Abu Dhabi Group and Halcrow International clinched the first three positions successively in the engineering consultancies category. Port Saeed Transport & Building Contracting LLC finished first, followed by Evento Solutions LLC came second and Beta Information Technology Company LLC was third in the Mohammed bin Rashid Foundation for SMEs category. Imperial Electromechanical Services LLC ranked first, Modern Designs Contracting Company LLC was second, and Jumbo Engineering LLC was third in the minor projects contracting category.
In the major projects contracting category, the winner was Al Shafar General Contracting LLC, next came Al Nabouda Contracting Co LLC, and then China State Construction Engineering Corporation (Middle East).
Al Mulla reiterated RTA’s keenness on boosting the bilateral relations and cooperation with private entities considering them strategic partners in supporting RTA’s efforts & projects. He added that the award was in recognition of efforts of contractors and suppliers who delivered excellent jobs in 2016; which had tangible contribution to realizing RTA’s ambitions.
Saeed Al Marri, Director of Procurement, RTA’s Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector, said, “Honoring RTA’s clients is part of the ongoing mutual cooperation towards leveraging the image of Dubai as a premier economic and business hub in the region.
“By the end of last year, RTA added new services to suppliers in the corporate app via smart phones in a bid to enrich the smart services of RTA suppliers and ease the follow-up of their transactions online. Still, challenges are multiple and ambitions are high. Achievements made or planned for in future is part of RTA’s continuous endeavors to enhance the integration of roads & transport networks. RTA is committed to transparency and fairness in dealing with various companies undertaking RTA projects, seeks to facilitate their business and lends them support to secure for them the best contractual services,” added Al Marri.
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