The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has bagged two Stevie International gold Awards in the rail sector within the category of the Best International Organization in the Field of Transport 2015, and the Best Management Team (Team 11). Stevie Awards are ranked amongst the top international accolades since 2002, conferred to the best organizations & individuals in different fields, and officiated by a Judges Panel selected by the Award’s administrators. Judges include a crème of CEOs and business leaders specialized in different categories of the awards.
HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA received the awards from Abdul Mohsen Ibrahim Younes, CEO of RTA’s Rail Agency, and the team. Al Tayer was excited with the award and called for more innovative efforts to maintain the excellent performance befitting the profile of RTA in fostering top government practices.
Abdul Mohsen praised RTA’s efforts culminated in scooping two gold awards as the Best Entity in the Field of Transport, and the Best Management Team (of Dubai Tram). “The importance of the award stems from the fact that it is global, and can only be awarded to organizations that had made substantial & outstanding achievements. The RTA had to compete with highly advanced transportation entities and could still bag the gold award, thanks to the efforts of team as well as the visions & strategic plans set by the Rail Agency. It is noteworthy here that Athens International Airport, Greece, collected the Silver award in the Best Transport Organization category, and the bronze award was shared by the South Korean’s Roads & Transport Authority and Bosnia & Herzegovina’s International Airport. In the Best Management Team Award, the Silver award went to Operations Team of Sharjah Police, whereas the Bronze title went to Customers Service Team of DHL Express.
“RTA is committed to keep pace with the latest technologies & practices enabling it to excel, set the trend, and scoop coveted international awards. Such awards will mirror the excellent performance achieved by the RTA; which in turn will prompt us to stay on course,” added Abdul Mohsen.