H.E. Eng. Esmaeel Al Blooshi, RAKTA’s General Manager, honored the Strategic Planning and Business Development Department. The honor came in appreciation of their efforts in obtaining the first place in the special honoring awards for Sheikh Saqr Program for Government Excellence “Unique Achievement” category.
H.E. Eng. Esmaeel Al Blooshi, RAKTA’s General Manager, honored the Environmental Sustainability Team in the Authority. The honor came in appreciation of their efforts in obtaining the second place in the Environmental Sustainability Award organized by the Environment Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah.
H.E. Eng. Esmaeel Al Blooshi, General Manager of RAKTA, honored the employees of Al Hamra Call Center, in appreciation of their efforts and effective contribution during the first half of 2020.
His Excellency also praised their outstanding performance and hoping they continue their excellent work. While improving the quality of the services provided to the customers.
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Abdullatif, General Manager of SSPGE honored H.E. Eng Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi, General Manager of RAKTA at the program headquarters. This is due to the Authority obtaining the first place in Sheikh Saqr Program for Government Excellence “Unique Achievement” category for the fourteenth session, in recognition of RAKTA’s efforts to implement a unique initiative at the state level, which is the introduction of two electric vehicles to the fleet of taxis in the emirate. As the authority is the first to launch electric taxis in the country.
Based on the keenness of the two parties to lay the foundations of strategic cooperation between them, RAKTA signed a memorandum of understanding with Ras Al Khaimah Municipality Department to update the spatial data infrastructure project to use it as an effective tool for planning, designing and managing development projects in the emirate.
The importance of this memorandum lies in developing and strengthening cooperation relations In a way that contributes to organizing and coordinating the legal procedures and systems in force between the two parties and in a manner consistent with the strategic plans of each of them. Furthermore, to take advantage of the services provided to ensure the achievement of institutional integration.
H.E. Eng. Esmaeel Al Blooshi – General Manager of RAKTA pointed out that this memorandum aims to raise efficiency, develop and implement the spatial data infrastructure in the emirate, in addition to exchanging experiences, information and resources available between the two parties in a way that contributes to achieving sustainable development.
Within the series of efforts and measures implemented by the authority to prevent COVID-19 and limit its spread, The safety and security team at RAKTA organized an initiative in cooperation with Ras Al Khaimah Medical District to conduct COVID-19 PCR test for employees and all taxi and bus drivers to ensure their safety.
Mr. Mohammad Hashem Esmaeel – Director of Quality Control and Operations stated that the initiative comes out of the authority’s keenness to provide a safe work environment for all employees. Where the authority took a series of preventive measures since the beginning of the pandemic, Including a commitment to wear masks, ensure physical distance, in addition to sterilizing offices, all facilities and all means of transporting passengers in the emirate periodically and continuously.
The security and safety team in RAKTA coordinated and cooperated with the Emirati Red Crescent to organize a training course on first aid aimed at spreading the principles of a first aid culture, And raising self-awareness of all employees to deal with emergency crises that may occur to them at the workplace or in their personal lives. The course included several skills and information of the most important first aid operations such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and how to deal with bites and burns of the first, second and third degree. The course also included how to deal with cuts, electric shocks, tongue swallowing and asphyxia.
In implementation of the approved inspection visits plan for the Safety and Security Team, the team visited all RAKTA’s facilities from the Customer Happiness Center, the main bus station, Al Hamra Call Center, and to the maintenance workshop to take the necessary corrective measures. The team also informed, during the visit, of the preventive measures taken by the authority in preparation for buses re-operation to ensure the health and safety of all public transport users in the emirate.
H.E. Dr. Saif Muhammad Al-Ghais, General Manager of the Environment Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah honored H.E. Eng Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi, General Manager of RAKTA at the headquarters of the Authority. This is due to the Authority obtaining the second place at the level of government entities in the Environmental Sustainability Award, organized by the Environment Protection and Development Authority in 2020, in appreciation of its efforts in implementing strategic projects and initiatives aimed at reducing the environmental footprint and carbon emissions and contributing to achieve environmental sustainability in the emirate.
The honoring was attended by a delegation from the Environment Protection and Development Authority and the Environmental Sustainability Team at RAKTA.