The Unified Card (Nol) of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has won the Best Prepaid Card in the Middle East Award as part of the Middle East Smart Card Awards; which is the Middle East's only exclusive award program for banks, payment systems and smart cards.
A delegation from the RTA recently visited Al Ebdaa Model School, in Dubai, to showcase the importance of reading to students in a move aimed at fostering the reading habits of these young students and encouraging them to acquire various books that help advance their intellectual abilities. The move comes in line with the RTA’s Read More initiative, targeting students of public and private schools aged seven to 14 years.
The RTA has clinched two Best Call Centre regional awards, presented by Insights Middle East, a leading institution offering specialist call centre services for the Middle East. The main RTA call centre (800 90 90) won the Best Government Call Centre Award in the Middle East, and the call centre dedicated to the toll gate system, Salik (800-SALIK) won the Best Medium Call Centre Award in the Middle East.
The Vehicles Licensing Department at the Licensing Agency of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) will launch new number plates for learn-driving vehicles featuring a unique design pattern with effect from June 17, 2012.
The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the service timings to be observed at RTA customer service centres, paid parking zones, public bus stations, Dubai Metro, marine transit means, driving institutes, and vehicles testing and licensing centres during the Al Israa Wal Miraaj holiday (Ascension of the Prophet - PBUH) on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
Dr Aysha Al Busmait, Director of RTA Marketing & Corporate Communication, (pictured) said: "All RTA customer service centres will be closed during the Al Israa (Ascension) holiday; which falls on Sunday, June 17, and will resume duty on Monday, June 18. Paid parking zones in the emirate of Dubai will be available free of charge on Sunday, except for the parking lot of Deira Fish Market, and the multi-level car parks.”
The Dubai Metro stations will receive passengers during the said holiday as usual on week days i.e. from 05:50am up to 12:00am (midnight). The service timing of public buses (Dubai Bus) will be as follows: Public bus stations (including main stations such as Gold Souk, Al Ghubaiba 1 & 2): from 06:00am to 10:00pm.