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Meeting between RAKTA, RAK Tourism Development Authority, and Department of Civil Aviation

Meeting between RAKTA, RAK Tourism Development Authority, and Department of Civil Aviation

RAKTA hosted a meeting with the Department of Civil Aviation , RAK Tourism Development Authority, and itself, headed by Mr. Maktoum Nasser Muraddad, the Deputy Manager and Director of Supporting Services, to discuss cooperation and coordination regarding vehicles and buses that transport passengers to and from RAK Airport. This meeting falls under the framework of cooperation and institutional synergy between the different government entities in order to simplify procedures and raise the level of performance.

Meeting between RAKTA, RAK police GHQ, and the General Resources Authority

The General Resources Authority hosted a meeting between RAKTA, RAK Police GHQ, and itself, attended by HE Eng. Esmaeel Hassan Al Baloushi the GM of RAKTA, HE Jamal Ahmed Altair , Chairman of the general Resources Authority BoD, and HE Brigadier General Adel Al Ghais, Director of Vehicle and Driver Licensing in RAK Police. The Attendees agreed that this meeting will be the cornerstone upon which a strong relationship of cooperation will be built, serving the vision of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, and keeping up with the development the RAK is undergoing in all aspects. The possibility of interconnectivity with the Traffic Department Systems was discussed, which would save time and effort for the customers. Cooperation in fighting illegal passenger transportation through joint operations, and installing monitoring cameras in passenger transportation buses and taxis were also discussed.
HE Eng Esmaeel Hassan Al Baloushi emphasized that RAKTA’s Strategy is built upon cooperation with all relevant entities and the sharing of all possible data and information, and HE expressed extreme interest in the training and habilitation of drivers in the Transportation sector. Many subjects were discussed including Vehicle Towing and Regulation of the School Transportation Sector.

Honoring the Winners in the Innovation Contest

HE Eng Esmaeel Hasan Al Baloushi , the GM of RAKTA, honored the winners in the Innovation Contest held for RAKTA’s employees, for their creative suggestions. QC Officer Ali Esmaeel, Mrs. Manal Hamad Al Nuaimi – HR Department Head, and QC Officer Ahmed Mahmoud, won 1st, 2nd, and 2rd place respectively. 29 suggestions were presented to the contest.

Inspection campaigns in coordination with RAK Police GHQ

The QC Department in RAKTA, in coordination with the GHQ of RAK Police, performed intensive inspection campaigns in certain areas of the Emirate, targeting illegal passenger transportation through private vehicles, as well as vehicles operated by private sector transportation companies. This was in its efforts to regulate and monitor the transportation sector and ensure a high level of service quality.

Code of Work Ethics

HE Eng. Esmaeel Hassan Al Baloushi, the GM of RAKTA the Code of Work Ethics, that was prepared by the HR Department Head, to raise the level of governance in RAKTA and to support the governance principles of Honesty and Moral Values. HE emphasized the importance of this Code and of adherence to it. All employees signed this code.

The Government Excellence Award – 13th Tournament

Under the patronage and presence of HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, the Sheikh Saqr Program for Government Excellence organized the ceremony honoring the winners in the categories of the Government Excellence Award at its thirteenth tournament at the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development Theater, attended by HE Eng.Esmaeel Hassan Al Baloushi GM of RAKTA, in addition to Directors and Managers from both the Public and Private sector, Federal and Local, and RAK Government Employees.

Honoring a driver in recognition of his honorable demeanor and noble initiative

HE Maktoum Nasser Muraddad, GM of RAKTA, honored the driver / Mohamed Samoun Abdul Matin of Al Arabia Taxi Company, for his honorable demeanor and noble initiative in providing assistance to a foreign family. He also praised the driver’s initiative in providing assistance and dealing with passengers in an honorable manner, which is in line with the principles that the Authority is working to establish with its employees, stressing that this behavior enhances the confidence of clients in the services provided by the government to the public and encourages passengers to use taxis in the emirate.

HE also added that RAKTA is keen to continuously honor outstanding drivers based on specific standards related to daily performance, safe driving, honesty and adherence to the rules and regulations set by RAKTA, as well as respecting the time and dedication poured into their work, stressing that the honoring is a catalyst for other drivers to put more effort and sincerity into their work in bringing happiness to the users of taxi vehicles in Ras Al Khaimah.
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