Sharjah Taxi Discusses Joint Cooperation with International Association of Public Transport

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Sharjah Taxi Discusses Joint Cooperation with International Association of Public Transport

Sharjah Taxi, a subsidiary of Sharjah Asset Management Company, the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, received a delegation from the International Association of Public Transport to exchange views and experiences on various issues related to the transport sector. The meeting also extended to include discussions of joint cooperation between the two entities and the latest developments and modern strategies followed by Sharjah Taxi.

The delegation was received by Khalid Al Kindi, Executive Director of Sharjah Taxi, and Mustafa Shalabi, Director of Operations and Drivers Affairs in the Emirate of Sharjah. The visiting delegation included His Excellency Mohammed Obaid Al Mulla, Member of the Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority Dubai and President of the UITP Executive Committee for the MENA Region, and His Excellency Abdul Aziz Malik, Member of the Executive Council of the Roads and Transport Authority Dubai and Vice President of the International Union of Public Transport in the Middle East and North Africa.

The visiting delegation was briefed on the latest developments and innovative and sustainable modern technologies used in Sharjah Taxi that have yielded increased customer satisfaction. Sharjah Taxi reviewed its vision - to provide quality and innovative services to customers, and provide all means of comfort and luxury for taxi users, in line with the directions of the Emirate of Sharjah in upgrading and developing services that achieve the well-being and happiness of community members.

The delegation was also briefed on strategies adopted by Sharjah Taxi in supporting trends that promote the concepts of sustainability and environmental consciousness, most notably of which includes increasing the number of hybrid vehicles in the Sharjah Taxi fleet. This contributes to providing a safe, clean and sustainable environment that highlights the eco-friendly reputation and values of the Emirate of Sharjah, under implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, who envisions excellency in sustainability across all fields and sectors in the Emirate, in accordance with the highest standards and specifications.

The Sharjah Taxi fleet includes 750 different types of vehicles, equipped with reservation and distribution devices (IVDs) to efficiently communicate with the company Reservation and Distribution Centre. The centre serves as a direct and easily accessible link between customers wishing to book a ride and the taxi itself, receiving and processing requests electronically.

About Sharjah Asset Management Company:

Sharjah Asset Management is the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah. It strives to achieve its vision of promoting economic and social development and supporting as well as accelerating the sustainable economic growth in the Emirate of Sharjah, in partnership with public and private sectors. The company encourages investment and the promotion of social responsibility through optimal use of resources, meeting the needs of the community of the Emirate of Sharjah, and ensuring overall sustainable wellbeing.

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