Al Tayer

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Al Tayer noted : "Dewa intends to become the world's first digital utility to use autonomous systems through its digital arm. Its objectives align with the Dubai 10X initiative, which aims to make the Government of Dubai 10 years ahead of other cities through government innovation," External link

tradearabia Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is one of Dewa’s key projects to achieve this vision and increase the share of clean and renewable energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. Since its launch, the solar park’s projects have received considerable interest from global developers, which reflects the confidence of international investors in Dewa’s major projects,” External link

tradearabia Monday, June 14, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “These improvements will address the first and last mile needs,” External link

thenational Saturday, June 12, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer commented : “The project aims to encourage the use of environmentally friendly alternative transport means such as cycling tracks and encouraging public to use pedestrian walking paths as well as public transport means, such as the metro, tram, marine transport and public buses. It focuses on improving the surrounding environment as it will promote the integration of multi-modal transit means,” “Improvements include providing pedestrian pavements and addressing traffic safety requirements such as safe crossings, and traffic signals designated for pedestrians and cyclists. Accordingly, RTA has to ensure non-interrupted cycling tracks, address the mobility needs of people of determination to ease their accessibility to all mobility means in place, maximise the benefit from public and transport, and ensure the integration of public transport means with alternative transport means” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA follows the words of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who said, 'The green economy will be among the vital industries in the country, and it is necessary while drafting our plans to combine protecting the environment, achieving economic sustainability and ensuring community prosperity.' DEWA promotes sustainability across all environmental, social, and economic aspects and providing a sustainable model for saving energy and water and supporting a low carbon economy. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75 percent of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050, and realise the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030," "As part of our efforts to raise energy efficiency, we have implemented several initiatives, which have improved the efficiency by 33.41 percent, equivalent to a reduction of 64.69 million tons of carbon dioxide between 2007 and 2020. DEWA has a well-defined strategy to produce 100 percent of desalinated water by a mix of clean energy that uses both renewable energy and waste heat by 2030. This will allow Dubai to exceed global targets for using clean energy to desalinate water. DEWA also manages the disposal of wastewater from power and desalination plants and re-uses treated wastewater. In 2020, DEWA reused 98 percent of the total recoverable wastewater (process wastewater and treated sewage effluent) in the Jebel Ali Power Plant and Desalination Complex," External link

wam-en Saturday, June 5, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The internal roads network at Nad Al Sheba 2 covers the construction of roads extending 12km along with parallel parking and streetlights besides linking with the stormwater and sewage networks. An assessment will be carried out to the existing internal roads extending 27km from engineering, traffic safety and rainwater drainage perspectives,” “The project will enhance the efficiency of the traffic flow and traffic safety in the area by improving the entry/exit points, paving streets that serve all residential plots in the area in addition to providing two new entry/exit points from and to Al Manama and Nad Al Hamar Streets to improve the link with the surrounding areas” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:16:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Internal roads to be paved at Al Barsha South 3 extend 6.4km within the Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens. The area is surrounded by Al Barsha South northwards, Al Hebiah 1 and 4 southwards (Motor City and Sports City), Arjan eastwards, and Al Barsha South 4 westwards. The project works include streetlights, car parks and a bus station. The project will provide access to the recently developed land plots at Al Barsha South 3,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:16:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The internal roads network at Nad Al Sheba 2 covers the construction of roads extending 12 km along with parallel parking and streetlights besides linking with the stormwater and sewage networks. An assessment will be carried out to the existing internal roads extending 27 km from engineering, traffic safety and rainwater drainage perspectives,” “The project will enhance the efficiency of the traffic flow and traffic safety in the area by improving the entry/exit points, paving streets that serve all residential plots in the area in addition to providing two new entry/exit points from and to Al Manama and Nad Al Hamar Streets to improve the link with the surrounding areas” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Internal roads to be paved at Al Barsha South 3 extend 6.4 km within the Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens. The area is surrounded by Al Barsha South northwards, Al Hebiah 1 and 4 southwards (Motor City and Sports City), Arjan eastwards, and Al Barsha South 4 westwards. The project works include streetlights, car parks and a bus station. The project will provide access to the recently developed land plots at Al Barsha South 3,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The increase in energy demand and peak load in Dubai is a testament to the economic recovery and the comeback of various vital activities in the Emirate. It indicates that the UAE is moving steadily towards promoting economic prosperity and decent living for all citizens and residents. In line with the forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development in Dubai, we continue to increase our installed capacity of electricity and water, as well as the capacity of the transmission and distribution networks," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA’s installed capacity has reached 12,900 megawatts of electricity and 490 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) of desalinated water," "It has achieved very competitive results surpassing the private sector and similar top utilities in Europe and America in terms of efficiency and reliability. DEWA has reduced losses in electricity transmission and distribution networks to 3.3 percent, compared to 6-7 percent recorded in Europe and the USA. Water network losses decreased to 5.1 percent, compared to 15 percent in North America" External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “In line with the forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development in Dubai, we continue to increase our installed capacity of electricity and water, as well as the capacity of the transmission and distribution networks. This is to keep pace with the expansion of urban and economic development in Dubai and Dewa’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “Last year’s contributions provided benefits to thousands of individuals and families, with its funds disbursed to about 4,100 Emiratis in Dubai who are registered with the CDA,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We strive to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a leading example of energy efficiency for the region and the world and make the city one of the most sustainable globally. Since 2015, Etihad Esco and DP World have collaborated in projects that are actively reducing DP World’s carbon footprint and supporting sustainability goals. This MoU is a significant milestone for Etihad Esco, building on our long partnership. We look forward to strengthening mutual cooperation and exchanging the best international experiences of energy efficiency to continue this sustainable development journey, for a greener future for all” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "Traffic has also been diverted inbound from Al Mamzar, the junction of Abu Baker Al Siddique Street, and Deira Islands to the new bridge, and then to the surface junction at the intersection of Al Khaleej Street and Omar bin Al Khattab Street," "The project fulfils all traffic safety stipulations such as street lights, road markings, and directional signage according to the approved designs to ensure top safety levels for road users and pedestrians," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Phase IV of the project covers improvements of Al Khaleej Street along with the intersection with Abu Hail Street. It also covers improvements of the intersection of Sheikh Rashid Street with Jumeirah, Al Mina and Al Mankhoul Streets. This Phase is expected to be completed by the end of 2025," "Phase V covers the construction of bridges leading to Deira Islands southwards, which is set for completion by 2027," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "We have a clear approach for the energy sector in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. We are using the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Blockchain to enhance energy efficiency and increase the happiness of all stakeholders including customers," "The share of clean energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix has increased to around 9 percent. This exceeds the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to provide 7 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2020," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer observed : "The plant has been built to accommodate future applications and test platforms for the different uses of hydrogen, including potential mobility and industrial uses. Dewa has already explored and developed a pilot project for green mobility using hydrogen that can be executed in the near future, in addition to a number of studies, business strategies and a potential roadmap for hydrogen usage," External link

tradearabia Monday, May 31, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The committee will coordinate the efforts of all concerned bodies in Dubai to implement the deliverables of the 2040 Urban Master Plan in line with Dubai’s development plan," "It will work to enhance the government’s multi-level framework, endorsed as part of the deliverables of the Dubai Urban Master Plan 2040, to ensure the implementation of infrastructure and urban development projects that support the economy and enhance Dubai’s status as the best city to live in," External link

tradearabia Monday, May 31, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Resolution issued by the Crown Prince of Dubai to form the Committee supports the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai the best city in the world to live in. The Committee will coordinate the efforts of all concerned bodies in Dubai to implement the deliverables of the 2040 Urban Master Plan in line with Dubai’s development plan. It will also focus on addressing strategic matters such as housing and regulation of the real estate sector and improving wellbeing and creating opportunities within these and other fields" External link

wam-en Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “This number accounts for 29 per cent of the total expected number of daily visitors to Expo,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The meeting reviewed details of the action plan to implement the legislative framework and laws related to issuing and regulating district cooling services to improve operational performance and provide the best prices for customers. In the coming months, policies and laws aiming to increase district cooling in Dubai will be implemented based on best practices and technologies. This supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance sustainable development and increase the share of clean and renewable energy sources,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 24, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “We also discussed the progress in implementing the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to provide 75 per cent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050, and the Demand Side Management Strategy 2030, which aims to reduce electricity and water use by 30 per cent by 2030. This achieves the directives of the wise leadership and supports our efforts to realise Dubai’s vision for the transition to a green economy,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 24, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “This will meet the future needs of customers, developers, and the business sector. It will also provide a convenient margin by using the latest tools and the best smart and digital technologies to anticipate the future,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 24, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Jebel Ali ) : "The travel time between Jebel Ali Station and the UAE Exchange Station will be 11 minutes and 42 seconds, with a constant service frequency of 7 minutes and 30 seconds," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "RTA has designated 35 buses to serve Route 2020 stations to commute riders from and to the metro stations. Two bus routes will serve The Gardens Station, two routes will call at The Discovery Gardens Station and two routes will pass through Al Farjan Station, in addition to five bus routes moving through the Dubai Investment Park Station. The taxi service will be available at the operated stations," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The opening of the two stations on Route 2020 concurs with the start of the countdown of Dubai’s hosting of Expo 2020," "It follows the successful completion of all tests relating to the performance efficiency and safety of the rail systems and the test runs by the network operator to verify its readiness before the start of the public service" External link

thenational Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This pioneering project is part of our efforts to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, which aims to promote sustainability, innovation and shift towards a sustainable green economy" External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This pioneering project is part of our efforts to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, which aims to promote sustainability, innovation and shift towards a sustainable green economy" External link

wam-en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "We have a clear approach for the energy sector in line witht the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. We are using the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Blockchain to enhance energy efficiency and increase the happiness of all stakeholders including customers," "The share of clean energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix has increased to around 9 percent. This exceeds the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to provide 7 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2020," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer noted ( about Association ) : "Such decisions also facilitated the speedy recovery and restoration of normal life in the city. Information released by the International Association for Public Transport (UITP) indicated that Dubai was among the world’s fastest cities in regaining public transport ridership to pre-COVID-19 levels," "The positive indicators and precautionary measures that RTA had implemented reflect the restoration of riders’ confidence in the levels of safety and security of public transport. In fact, the safety of public transport riders is a top priority for Dubai and the RTA. Our teams are continuously monitoring pandemic developments and reviewing protective measures to ensure that measures are relevant and effective, besides coordinating with the concerned committees and parties in Dubai Government," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 16, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Association ) : “Information released by the International Association for Public Transport (UITP) indicated that Dubai was among the world’s fastest cities in regaining public transport ridership to pre-Covid-19 levels,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The sustainable data centre supports Dubai’s 10X initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make the Emirate a city of the future, putting it 10 years ahead of other global cities. This meets our ambition to deliver sustainable digital transformation and anticipate and shape the future. This supports the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the world’s leading nation and the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The new centre positions Moro Hub, a subsidiary of Digital Dewa Group which also includes InfraX and DigitalX, as a leading contributor to the UAE’s circular economy, while significantly aids DEWA’s progress towards sustainable development,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Since the new green Data Centre is the largest in the Middle East and Africa, it will enable global hyper-scalers to access carbon-free computing. Moro Hub’s green data centre will help customers in their sustainability initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions and become carbon neutral,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The decision to extend the deadline for the award comes in response to the ongoing challenges that the world faces due to the Covid-19 pandemic, giving room for many regional institutions and individuals in the energy sector to participate and contribute to the award through their innovative solutions," External link

tradearabia Monday, May 3, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We derive our vision from the values instilled by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, whose qualitative initiatives have contributed to improving the lives of millions around the world. The name 'Zayed' is associated with philanthropy, generosity and giving. We are also working to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who stipulated in the 50-Year Charter: 'Charity is indeed a major factor in the happiness of societies and the continuity of progress and prosperity', said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Suqia UAE, in a statement on the occasion of Zayed Humanitarian Day, which falls on 19th Ramadan. ''We extend a helping hand to people worldwide to alleviate suffering regardless of race, religion or culture. Suqia is an important addition to the UAE's humanitarian endeavours, especially through projects in cooperation with relevant local and international organisations, to help communities suffering from water scarcity and pollution. Suqia also supervises the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, launched by His Highness, with a total prize fund of US$1 million," External link

wam-en Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : “RTA also started the trial run of five traditional abras powered by Biodiesel 5, which is officially approved in the UAE. The initiative, which was run in collaboration with ENOC, yielded extremely positive results,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, April 25, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer remarked ( about Dubai Marina ) : "Marine transport will be the favourite mobility means for citizens, residents and tourists visiting Dubai relishing the scenic structures and facilities on the shores of both the Canal and the Arabian Sea," "In 2020, the marine transport network increased 24 km to reach 79 km. Moreover, 5 abras from the new generation of wooden traditional abras were deployed to bring the total number of RTA’s marine transport means to 55 vessels," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 24, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "Biodiesel 5 is efficient in recycling waste, reducing gas emissions and conserving the environment; thus, it contributes to Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy. RTA had also launched a new generation of wooden traditional abras replicating the same design of the existing abras with high security and safety standards," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 24, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The decision to extend the deadline for the award comes in response to the ongoing challenges that the world faces due to the Covid-19 pandemic, giving room for many regional institutions and individuals in the energy sector to participate and contribute to the award through their innovative solutions. We are confident that the participation this year will be exceptional in light of the changes that the global energy sector is undergoing, as well as global efforts to diversify energy sources, among other fundamental shifts in traditional systems," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Strategy ) : "In Dubai, we have a comprehensive approach to ensure the sustainability of water resources in line with the Dubai Integrated Water Resource Management Strategy, which focuses on enhancing water resources, rationalizing water consumption, and using cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions to reduce water consumption by 30% by 2030," External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 18, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "It also doubles up the capacity of the junction from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles per hour, and halves the waiting time at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads, which has been upgraded from a roundabout to a surface junction, from 120 seconds to 60 seconds," "The project includes the construction of a tunnel of three lanes in each direction extending 680 m at the intersection of Al Khawaneej Road with Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road. Works also included the construction of a surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and upgrading the existing roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads to a signalised junction," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The intersection of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads has also been upgraded to a flyover of two lanes in each direction extending 201 metres above the Emirates Road in the direction of Al Awir," External link

thenational Saturday, April 17, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The project contributes to slashing the travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes, and the waiting time at the junction of Al Khawaneej-Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Roads (Al Khawaneej Roundabout) from 330 seconds to just 45 seconds," he said. "It also doubles up the capacity of the junction from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles per hour, and halves the waiting time at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads, which has been upgraded from a roundabout to a surface junction, from 120 seconds to 60 seconds,” “The project includes the construction of a tunnel of three lanes in each direction extending 680 metres at the intersection of Al Khawaneej Road with Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road. Works also included the construction of a surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and upgrading the existing roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads to a signalised junction. The intersection of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads has also been upgraded to a flyover of two lanes in each direction extending 201 metres above the Emirates Road in the direction of Al Awir,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : “RTA will facilitate the governance of the service provided by the company and support the introduction of the appropriate legislative environment, policies and regulations required for operating this technology,” External link

albawaba-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer concluded : “The operation of self-driving taxis will also enhance the integration between transit means, which will ease the mobility of public transport riders and simplify the process of being transported to their final destinations (first and last-mile),” External link

albawaba-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "RTA will support the Al Quoz Creative Zone with a package of projects and initiatives, including a comprehensive transportation infrastructure in Al Quoz area linked to the Al Safa metro station; shared tracks for pedestrians, bicycles, and electric scooters; a creatively-designed bridge for pedestrians, bicycles and scooters on Al Manara Street; and a bus route connecting Al Safa metro station to tourist and artistic attractions in the area. In addition, RTA will establish transportation centres featuring a variety of transit modes to serve the commuting needs of residents and visitors. It will also create modernised open spaces for events, develop a creative identity for right-of-way spaces, and ensure the smooth and safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This bonus is one of several of His Highness’s gestures during Ramadan to enhance the welfare of citizens," "The payments particularly reflect his keenness to support fixed income earners and disadvantaged families" External link

thenational Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA provides its services on the website and smart app. This enables customers to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, saving their time and effort. This makes customers happy and also protects the environment. Rammas supports DEWA's efforts in providing its services round the clock through several channels and smart platforms. This is according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, and efficiency. We work to reduce the number of visitors and increase smart adoption which has reached 97.49% in 2020," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 12, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The UAE plays a key role in supporting international efforts to address climate change, which as per His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is 'the most prominent battle for mankind over the coming decades, to preserve a healthy planet for generations to come.' The UAE is one of the first countries in the region to give substantial attention to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. DEWA spares no effort to support sustainable development in the UAE and Dubai, spearheading the fields of renewable energy, sustainability, and the environment and improving their efficiency," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 12, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The UAE plays a key role in supporting international efforts to address climate change, which as per His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is 'the most prominent battle for mankind over the coming decades, to preserve a healthy planet for generations to come.' The UAE is one of the first countries in the region to give substantial attention to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. DEWA spares no effort to support sustainable development in the UAE and Dubai, spearheading the fields of renewable energy, sustainability, and the environment and improving their efficiency," External link

wam-en Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA provides its services on the website and smart app. This enables customers to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, saving their time and effort. This makes customers happy and also protects the environment. Rammas supports DEWA’s efforts in providing its services round the clock through several channels and smart platforms. This is according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, and efficiency. We work to reduce the number of visitors and increase smart adoption which has reached 97.49 percent in 2020," External link

wam-en Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "Embracing the corporate agility approach had enabled RTA to deliver mega and complex projects on time such as the Dubai Metro Project, which was opened as promised on 09/09/2009, and the Dubai Water Canal Project, which was completed despite all the complex challenges; like the need for the Canal to pass through Sheikh Zayed Road, and other main roads, in an area with established infrastructure and massive existing network of utility lines," "Projects delivered also include Route 2020 for the extension of the Dubai Metro Red Line to the site of Expo. The delivery of these projects contributed to the rapid development of Dubai's infrastructure, especially those related to the economy, tourism, as well as land and property developments," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Al Tayer ) : "Work is currently underway for the decorations of the bridges. RTA had already opened entry/exit points from Al Khail Road to JVC and JVT," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted ( about Al Tayer ) : "The contractor has completed work related to foundations, pillars and soil walls of the three bridges. Work is currently underway for the decorations of the bridges. RTA had already opened entry/exit points from Al Khail Road to JVC and JVT," External link

wam-en Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This key project supports Dewa’s strategy to engage the private sector in developing innovations that enhance water supplies and improve the efficiency and quality of water services" "We work to increase the production capacity of desalinated water to meet the growing demand, with the aim of reaching 750 MIGD of desalinated water, compared to the current 470 MIGD. The project also supports DEWA’s strategy to promote Sea Water Reverse Osmosis, as it consumes less energy compared to Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) plants," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We aim to produce 100% of desalinated water using a mix of clean energy and waste heat by 2030," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "It builds on the great success the Dubai utility achieved in the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model projects at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is the largest single-site solar park in the world. Through this model, we received the lowest global solar energy prices five consecutive times, making Dubai a global benchmark for solar energy prices," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Organising the conference during DEWA’s Virtual Sustainability Week is part of our ongoing efforts to support the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to balance economic development with the environment. We are guided by this vision to launch initiatives that make sustainable achievements. As we have learned from our wise leadership, we strive to turn challenges into promising opportunities. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, DEWA continued to implement its sustainable projects and initiatives in line with its plan to increase the share of clean and renewable energy. This supports the UAE Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. We also employ digital transformation, smart grids, and the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution," External link

wam-en Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In recognition of its efforts in sustainability, DEWA received several local and international prestigious awards, including the European Foundation for Quality Management’s UN Sustainable Development Goals Challenge 2021. DEWA eliminated its paper use and received the 100 percent Paperless Stamp from Smart Dubai. DEWA’s adoption of the latest technologies has helped it to prevent using more than 22 million pieces of paper in 2020. This made financial savings of over AED85 million, as well as saving 2,700 trees that would have been used to produce this. DEWA also works to increase the efficiency of its power and water plants. It has recorded one of the lowest water losses in the world of 5.1 percent," External link

wam-en Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to provide an advanced and integrated infrastructure for electricity and water according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, efficiency, and safety. This meets the growing demand and keeps pace with the sustainable development needs of Dubai. Inaugurating the 400/132 kV Shams substation at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is part of DEWA's efforts to raise the capacity of the power transmission network and increase the share of clean energy in Dubai's energy mix. This achieves the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050," External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The contract also covers the operation and maintenance of the automated metro and fare systems, including the selling and recharging of Nol cards at the metro stations,” External link

thenational Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “During the preparatory period, the consortium shall be in full co-ordination with the current operator to take over the tasks and ensure high safety levels for network users,” External link

thenational Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “During the meeting, we discussed several strategies, decisions and plans that support the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance sustainable development and increase the share of renewable and clean energy. These include Resolution No. (6) of 2021 regulating district cooling services in Dubai, issued by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai. This will enhance the efficiency of district cooling units and the activities related to generating, distributing, and selling cooling capacity,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “This decision supports the directives of the wise leadership in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide 75 per cent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050 as well as our efforts to reduce carbon emissions through the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy and the Demand Side Management Strategy 2030, which aims to reduce electricity and water demand by 30 per cent by 2030. This is part of our efforts to make Dubai a pioneering model for electricity and water demand management,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contract also covers the operation and maintenance of the automated metro and fare systems including the selling and recharging of nol cards at the metro stations," External link

thenational Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “One of the proposed initiatives is to rehouse nationals in old neighbourhoods where their parents and grandparents resided,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “an increased use of sustainable public transportation and reduced reliance on private modes of transport, especially for short trips,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "Accelerating the shift towards a green economy requires concerted efforts. WGES is a major platform that supports international cooperation in addressing global challenges and promoting sustainable development," "The establishment of the Regional Cooperation Centre (RCC) for the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the hosting of Regional Ministerial Conferences by WGEO on a green economy to enhance cooperation between the countries of the world, are testament of successful global efforts towards a sustainable future," External link

tradearabia Monday, March 15, 2021 10:48:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Supporting the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, which guides us to unprecedented success and achievements, DEWA continues to contribute effectively to the sustainable development of the UAE. The 900MW 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model is a quality addition to our successful clean and renewable energy projects using the best global technologies. The 5th phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. DEWA received the lowest global bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour for this project, which will use the latest solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies, with Single Axis Tracking to increase energy production. We promise to continue implementing clean and renewable energy projects, guided by the vision and directives of our wise leadership to enhance the UAE's pioneering position in all sectors," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, March 15, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We are proud to receive this award, which is added to the outstanding global award-winning projects of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is one of the pillars of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. The solar park is the largest single-site solar park in the world with a planned production capacity of 5,000 megawatts by 2030," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, March 15, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The 900MW 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model is a quality addition to our successful clean and renewable energy projects using the best global technologies. The 5th phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by Dewa and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 14, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We are proud to receive this award, which is added to the outstanding global award-winning projects of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is one of the pillars of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. The solar park is the largest single-site solar park in the world with a planned production capacity of 5,000 megawatts by 2030,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 14, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The implementation of the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, which once again demonstrates the emirate’s pioneering nature, will strengthen Dubai’s resilience to global challenges. Focused on five urban centres, the Plan will reduce the cost of infrastructure, stimulate new property development, and raise Dubai’s reputation as a business and financial hub," External link

wam-en Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer Said : "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world, we at DEWA aim to enhance cooperation with government and private organisations in adopting the latest smart solutions and the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This enables us to develop and launch innovative initiatives that contribute to promoting the overall sustainable development of Dubai," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 12, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Through the strategic partnership between Digital DEWA and du, we aim to enhance the UAE's digital infrastructure and provide the latest digital services. This achieves the strategic objectives of Digital DEWA as a pioneering platform that contributes to promoting innovation and creativity by utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and futuristic digital services and technologies to deliver advanced integrated solutions that contribute to making the UAE the world's leading nation by its centennial in 2071," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 12, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world, we at DEWA aim to enhance cooperation with government and private organisations in adopting the latest smart solutions and the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This enables us to develop and launch innovative initiatives that contribute to promoting the overall sustainable development of Dubai," "Through the strategic partnership between Digital DEWA and du, we aim to enhance the UAE’s digital infrastructure and provide the latest digital services. This achieves the strategic objectives of Digital DEWA as a pioneering platform that contributes to promoting innovation and creativity by utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and futuristic digital services and technologies to deliver advanced integrated solutions that contribute to making the UAE the world’s leading nation by its centennial in 2071," External link

wam-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Mohammed Taha ) : “The Award has not only honoured creative Emirati and Arab women, and supported efforts to empower Emirati and Arab women in sports, but we dedicated the 9th Edition of the Award to honouring institutions with successful initiatives in the field of empowering women at the local, Arab and international levels, and ‘Empowerment of Women in Sports’ was the slogan of that edition as well as the 13th Dubai International Sports Creativity Symposium. We will continue playing a leading role in empowering women in the sports sector and enabling sports through the creative abilities of women, wherever they are” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 8, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "We are proud of DEWA winning the EFQM UN SDG Challenge 2021. This achievement underlines our relentless efforts to support the UAE to achieve the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. We are firmly committed to achieving our vision to be a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. As a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), DEWA supports the UN’s role in achieving sustainable development goals. Our work plans, initiatives, programmes and projects are aligned with the SDGs. During this period, there is an urgent need to mobilise global efforts to contain the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, enhance efforts to overcome poverty and inequality, address climate change, and develop strategic and vital sectors," "DEWA plays a leading role in protecting the environment by increasing its use of clean and renewable energy. This is part of its social responsibility and commitment to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050," External link

wam-en Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA believes that innovation is the key pillar in building a competitive national economy based on knowledge, innovation and future technologies. It is committed to building the capabilities of future generations and engaging them in achieving sustainable development goals. This is in addition to improving their capabilities to contribute effectively to supporting and implementing Dubai’s strategies in this area," External link

wam-en Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Moro Hub, a subsidiary of Digital Dewa, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), works to achieve the vision and the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aiming at strengthening the leading position of the UAE and Dubai in the digital and smart solutions sector in the world. As a leading data hub, our key goal is to build strategic partnerships with multinational technology providers like VMware,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The newly expanded regional VMware HQ in Dubai comes as a result of this partnership, and reflects our keenness to streamline access to data, championing digital transformation, diversified economic growth, and embracing innovation agendas in alignment with Dubai 10X initiative and UAE Centennial 2071 that aims to make the UAE a global hub of advanced digital solutions. Today, partnerships among organisations sharing common goals are more important than ever, as they play a crucial role in supporting digital transformation at the organisational and national levels,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Emiratis with the best skills and qualifications are managing this complex ... All of the division’s top management are Emiratis," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 1, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “This sort of conduct underscores our confidence in the loyalty, integrity and good manners of our staff in public transport means that lift thousands of passengers each day. Such a practice will boost the public confidence in using public transport and taxis in Dubai,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The ‘Future Next’ conference is part of DEWA’s efforts to support the vision and directives of the wise leadership to provide an environment that encourages creativity in all sectors. This has helped the UAE make numerous global achievements, the latest of which is the successful arrival of the ‘Hope Probe’ to the Martian orbit, which has consolidated the UAE’s pioneering position in space and promoted its role as a regional hub for developing space sciences and technology. Last month, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, launched DEWA’s space programme, Space-D, which aims to use space technologies to enhance the electricity and water networks. The project features the launch of a primary satellite equipped with the latest imaging and satellite communication technologies, which will take place in conjunction with Expo 2020 Dubai," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "At DEWA, we place innovation at the top of our priorities to achieve government plans and strategies. These include the National Innovation Strategy to make the UAE one of the most innovative countries globally and embark on a new phase that promotes innovation among individuals and businesses. DEWA has established the Innovation Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park to support innovation and creativity in all areas of clean and renewable energy, raise awareness about sustainability, and enhance national capacity. The Centre’s research papers support the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 that aims to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050," "We pledge to our wise leadership to continue developing unique experiences that enhance the happiness of all stakeholders and contribute to making Dubai the happiest and smartest city in the world. We will also work to make this year, which marks the Golden Jubilee of the UAE, the starting point for the UAE towards more progress, growth and prosperity. We will work to innovate proactive solutions for the challenges over the next 50 years to achieve the vision of the wise leadership to make the UAE the world’s leading nation by its Centennial in 2071," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The Street is also connected to Kuwait Street, which extends from Zabeel Street to Al Mina Street and passes through Karama, Mankhool and Al Raffa districts. The Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Street features a host of iconic tourist, urban and heritage destinations such as Al Seef, Al Hudhaiba, Al Hamriya, Al Jafiliya, Al Mankhool, Al Raffa and the Grand Souq. The Street is also linked to the historical Al Fahidi district and the Ruler’s Court overlooking the Dubai Creek," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “We engaged heavily with governments and authorities while supporting the community with innovative offerings and free initiatives that assisted students, organizations, and societies as a whole,” “During the year, revenue and net profit growth were witnessed in our international markets while the domestic market experienced a decline in both due to the pandemic and market maturity” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Revenue and net profit growth were witnessed in our international markets while the domestic market experienced a decline in both due to the pandemic and market maturity. The telecom industry has proven to be the backbone of the new-norm and a tool of empowerment,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:54:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "As we begin our journey into a new digitally empowered future, 2020 was a true testimony to Etisalat Group’s resilience and agility" "Despite the unprecedented global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Etisalat demonstrated robust financial performance, driven by our bold vision to constantly innovate while ensuring that communities we serve remain connected, informed and productive," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA strives to empower customers to make smart conservation decisions. It provides smart and innovative services with added value that uses the latest disruptive technologies, smart grids and smart meters to reduce cost and our carbon footprint. DEWA provides awareness and incentive programmes that help customers benefit from the accurate and instant information provided through our smart channels, so they can resolve any issues that might be causing higher than usual consumption," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The RTA implemented top international practices in tackling Covid-19 to nurture a safe and healthy environment for riders and staff of mass transit means. Measures taken were based on three pillars: the first is to ensure the safety of all employees by fostering a sound and safe working environment. The second is to ensure RTA’s facilities and public transit means are free from Covid-19 hazards...The third is to continue supporting Dubai Government efforts in fighting the pandemic. For instance, RTA was keen to sanitise each train at the end of each journey, and carry out intensive sanitisation of the entire fleet and stations at the end of operations each day,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA has completed the training of beneficiaries of the platform, published technical manuals consistent with top international practices, and linked the platform with the maintenance system" External link

tradearabia Sunday, February 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The platform ensures the accuracy, speed and accessibility to information, documentation of engineering changes in assets, and provides multiple options for data management. RTA has completed the training of beneficiaries of the platform, published technical manuals consistent with top international practices, and linked the platform with the maintenance system. During the first quarter of this year, all processes relating to the management of engineering changes, operations and maintenance will be automated. Later on, documents related to the Dubai Tram and Route 2020 will be uploaded," "As part of its efforts to enhance environmental safety, reduce power consumption and curb carbon emissions, RTA carried out the green buildings initiative in Dubai Tram to reduce power consumption at the Marina Towers Station and the Tram Depot. The initiative uses an evaporation system to reduce temperatures by installing cooling pads to reduce the temperature of air entering the station. It contributed to reducing the outside air temperature by 8 to 10 degrees Celsius, and resulted in energy savings of 10 to 15 percent," External link

wam-en Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA also implemented an air-conditioning and air quality control system that analyses weather conditions and air quality inside the stations by using algorithms that determine the operational times and mechanism of the air-conditioning system. The initiative contributed to reducing power consumption by 11 percent. RTA also put in place an initiative to recycle the condensed water generated by the cooling process in a special tank, and reuse this water in cooling, cleaning, maintenance and irrigation. The initiative has been implemented successfully at the Marina Towers Station," External link

wam-en Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The Houbara Tunnel constitutes part of the 135 km-long Al Qudra cycling track, one of the most important cycling tracks in Dubai. Serving Seih Assalam, Al Qudra, Global Village, and Al Barari communities, the new path provides opportunities to cycle in Dubai’s natural environment. The track is designed to enable people to cycle at various speeds," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Since its launch, the award has been instrumental in discovering creative and cost-effective approaches to water supply issues. We aim to continue this goal with the staging of the upcoming third cycle," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Since its launch, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award has been instrumental in discovering creative and cost-effective approaches to water supply issues. We aim to continue this goal with the staging of the upcoming third cycle," External link

wam-en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Hope Probe has consolidated the UAE’s pioneering global position in space sciences and technologies and has promoted the UAE’s role as a regional hub for developing space sciences and technologies in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to revive the Arab civilisation and prepare the next generation of Arab astronomers and space scientists,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It has a steel and concrete structure that required the transportation of 370 tonnes of structural steel to the site in four different pieces" "A reinforced concrete layer was then placed on the upper deck of the bridge. The bridge spans 475 metres in length, which includes a steel structure part that extends 110 metres. The bridge is built on three concrete pillars and connects with ascending and descending slopes on both sides extending about 180 metres. The bridge extends five metres in width: three metres for cyclists and two meters for pedestrians. It is fitted with slip-resisting flooring and subdued decorative lighting. It has metal railings on both sides for the safety of pedestrians and cyclists," External link

tradearabia Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The completion rate reached 82 per cent at the underpass intersection of Al Khawaneej Road and Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road" External link

tradearabia Saturday, February 6, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contractor completed the construction works at the closed section of the tunnel and is currently working on the supporting walls of the open section of the tunnel. Works are expected to be completed and the tunnel to be opened for traffic this March," External link

tradearabia Saturday, February 6, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Launching the Hab Reeh platform is part of Dewa’s efforts to ensure that solar photovoltaic systems in buildings are designed and installed according to the highest quality and the best international standards, especially in light of the success Shams Dubai initiative has made," External link

tradearabia Friday, February 5, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The completion rate reached 82 per cent at the underpass intersection of Al Khawaneej Road and Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road" External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contractor completed the construction works at the closed section of the tunnel and is currently working on the supporting walls of the open section of the tunnel. Works are expected to be completed and the tunnel to be opened for traffic this March," External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “It will double up the capacity of the junction from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles per hour. Replacing the roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads by a surface junction will halve the waiting time from 120 seconds to 60,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The contractor has completed the construction works at the closed section of the tunnel and is currently working on the supporting walls of the open section of the tunnel. Works are expected to be completed and the tunnel to be opened for traffic this March,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Works also include the construction of a surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and upgrading the existing roundabout at the intersection with Al Amardi Road by a signalised junction. The intersection of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads will be upgraded to a flyover of two lanes in each direction, extending 201 metres above the Emirates Road in the direction of Al Awir,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer observed : "We have made significant achievements in developing the water network to enhance its efficiency and reliability as well as increase the water flow. This meets the overall development needs, keeps pace with growing demand, and our increases water reserve. These efforts have reduced the losses in water transmission and distribution networks from 42% in 1988 to 5.36% currently," "This is one of the lowest scores in the world and compares favourably to North America, where water losses are around 15%," External link

tradearabia Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The new stations boast of an innovative engineering design that blends the practical interior with a superb exterior. It employs the construction elements to serve and form part of the architectural design," External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The new stations boast of an innovative engineering design that blends the practical interior with a superb exterior. It employs construction elements to serve and form part of the architectural design,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer observed : "We have made significant achievements in developing the water network to enhance its efficiency and reliability as well as increase the water flow. This meets the overall development needs, keeps pace with growing demand, and our increases water reserve. These efforts have reduced the losses in water transmission and distribution networks from 42% in 1988 to 5.36% currently," "This is one of the lowest scores in the world and compares favourably to North America, where water losses are around 15%," External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “The new achievement contributes to supporting our efforts in reducing carbon emissions through the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy. Dubai reduced 22 percent in carbon emissions in 2019 compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16 percent by 2021” External link

arabnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “The new achievement contributes to supporting our efforts in reducing carbon emissions through the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy. Dubai reduced 22 percent in carbon emissions in 2019 compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16 percent by 2021” External link

arabnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We are guided by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development across Dubai. Hatta will become a clean energy exporter , as the hydroelectric power station project contributes to achieving the goals of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. It also promotes Dubai's position as a global hub for clean energy and green economy," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, January 11, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The pumped-storage hydroelectric power station, which is the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region, reflects the directives of the wise leadership to protect natural resources and increase the share of clean and renewable energy. The pumped-storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta is a testament to the importance DEWA gives to innovation and developing new ideas to electricity generation and storage," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, January 11, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Ministry of Finance is keen to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries in all areas of common interest, especially in the economic, financial and investment sectors” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The completion of Phase III of the project culminates in the huge successes of the initial two phases of the project, which saved about 5 minutes in the journey of each bus, and improved bus journey times by 24 percent. It also improved the satisfaction of bus and taxi riders. Currently, 40 bus routes use dedicated lanes, including 19 routes that use Khalid bin Al Waleed Street," External link

wam-en Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “It is a common practice in several metropolitan cities in North America and Europe. It aims to increase the percentage of compliance with the on-time departures, encourage the public to use mass transport, improve the taxi arrival time, and reduce the direct and indirect operational costs as well as the pollutant emissions,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "These include using the latest disruptive technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools. This achieves the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to be a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities through government innovation and the reworking of traditional work mechanisms," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Congress is widely regarded as the top global gathering of ITS and digital solutions of traffic, roads and transportation," External link

tradearabia Monday, January 4, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Strategy ) : "RTA is keen to keep abreast of the government’s future directions of transforming Dubai into a smart, innovative and sustainable city that uses cutting-edge telecommunication and digital technologies," "In this regard, RTA is proceeding ahead with the Dubai Smart Self-Driving Transport Strategy aimed at converting 25% of total mobility journeys in Dubai to smart self-driving journeys by 2030. As such, advancing the smart mobility is based on three elements: customer’s centricity, integrated and connected transport and driving innovation and public-private partnerships," External link

tradearabia Monday, January 4, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The prestige of organising the World ITS Congress in Dubai is a further endorsement that we are moving on the right direction towards delivering on the ambitious vision of the Government to build the renaissance, wellbeing and the global image of Dubai," "RTA is keen to make every endeavour to be a key and interactive contributor to the drive Towards the Next 50," External link

tradearabia Monday, January 4, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The first journey on Route 2020 will start from Jebel Ali Station to Al Furjan Station and back, taking about six minutes to cover the distance. The service frequency (headway) will be 10 minutes at a rate of six trains per hour. The route can serve 4,176 riders per hour per direction," External link

tradearabia Saturday, December 19, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The initial operation phase would cover four stations, namely: Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan Stations, and the other remaining three stations would be opened later on," External link

wam-en Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The first journey on Route 2020 will start from Jabal Ali Station to Al Furjan Station and in the opposite direction. Journeys will start at 05:00 am and end at 12:00 (midnight) from Saturday to Wednesday. On Thursday, the first journey will start at 05:00 am, and the last journey will start at 01:00 am, (of the following day). On Friday, the first journey will start at 10:00 am and the last one will be at 01:00 am (of the following day). The journey between Jabal Ali and Al Furjan stations takes about six minutes. The service frequency (headway) will be 10 minutes at a rate of six trains per hour. The route can serve 4,176 riders per hour per direction," "19 buses on four routes will serve Route 2020 stations to ease the mobility of riders from and to each station. Two of these routes will call at The Gardens Station, and the other two at Al Furjan Station. The taxi service will be available at the operating stations," External link

wam-en Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The initial operation phase would cover four stations, namely: Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan Stations, and the other remaining three stations would be opened later on,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The opening of Route 2020 for the public follows the successful completion of four operational tests and trials that included the static test of metro carriages and systems, test of the rolling stock without passengers, the operational trial to check the system reliability and stability, and the operational trials carried out by the operator of the metro service to verify the readiness before the start of the commercial service,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : “The first journey on Route 2020 will start from Jabal Ali Station to Al Furjan Station and in the opposite direction. Journeys will start at 5:00 am and end at 12:00 (midnight) from Saturday to Wednesday. On Thursday, the first journey will start at 05:00 am, and the last journey will start at 01:00 am, (of the following day). On Friday, the first journey will start at 10:00 am and the last one will be at 01:00 am (of the following day). The journey between Jabal Ali and Al Furjan stations takes about six minutes. The service frequency (headway) will be 10 minutes at a rate of six trains per hour. The route can serve 4,176 riders per hour per direction,” “Nineteen buses on four routes will serve Route 2020 stations to ease the mobility of riders from and to each station. Two of these routes will call at The Gardens Station, and the other two at Al Furjan Station. The taxi service will be available at the operating stations,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Launching the iVolunteer programme makes DEWA the first government organisation in Dubai to switch to a digital internal volunteering programme, from using paper. This underlines its leadership and excellence in several areas. The programme also supports digital transformation at DEWA, and its efforts to increase the cut of its paper usage reached 96.8 percent in Q3 of 2020," External link

wam-en Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Launching the iVolunteer programme makes Dewa the first government organisation in Dubai to switch to a digital internal volunteering programme, instead of using paper. This underlines its leadership and excellence in several areas. The programme also supports digital transformation at Dewa, and its efforts to increase the cut of its paper usage reached 96.8 per cent in Q3 of 2020,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 5, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, we are ready for the post-Covid-19 era, forging ahead with developing the government work system in the UAE as the pandemic has affected all countries. The main direction for the energy sector in Dubai is in line with the directives of the wise leadership to increase clean energy projects and utilising the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and digitisation. This will ensure a world-leading infrastructure according to the highest levels of reliability, efficiency and availability; as well as accelerate investments in disruptive technologies, advanced research and development, smart grids, energy storage, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), energy efficiency, cybersecurity, robotics, national capacity building," External link

wam-en Friday, November 27, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We have been briefed on updates in the work of the Dubai Regulatory Committee for Petroleum Products, which is preparing new guidelines for issuing licenses for trading petroleum products in Dubai, in conformity with the highest international standards," External link

wam-en Friday, November 27, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Kite Beach is one of the key recreational spots on Jumeirah Street. It features a high-quality infrastructure for sports and entertainment activities. The area hosts an extensive range of restaurants and cafes making it one of the most popular beaches in the city. It is served by a wide network of roads with multiple entry and exit points at Jumeirah Street. The facility has jogging and walking tracks, cycling lanes, and services for shared bikes," "The renaming of this street raises its profile among the public. It will also help promote its superb tourist and recreational spots, apart from supporting the Government’s drive to make Dubai a bike-friendly city by encouraging outdoor cycling. The initiative will contribute to realising Dubai Vision 2021 to make the city the preferred destination lifestyle and business destination," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We meet today in challenging times, as all countries face unprecedented global struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, which have far-reaching consequences for the global economy. Measures to contain its spread have led to a sharp decline in economic activity worldwide. It has dramatically affected global public health. Covid-19 has resulted in the deepest global recession since the great depression, resulting in a profound global socio-economic repercussion" External link

tradearabia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Our collaboration with Huawei reflects Moro Hub's commitment to leveraging our expertise, capabilities, and alliances to advance the digital society at regional and global levels. With the launch of Moro Hub Open Cloud with Huawei in the new Green Data Centre, we have taken another concrete step to show our relentless initiatives to provide value to our customers and help them contribute positively to the environment,” External link

tradearabia Monday, November 23, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “At Moro Hub, we are committed to the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make the UAE the world's leading nation, and the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to Position Dubai 10 years ahead of all other cities. Moro Hub's vision is to be the digital transformation hub of choice. Therefore, its latest Cloud Platform with Huawei provides a full suite of modern, highly scalable and flexible infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) system capable of addressing the needs of prospective clients. CIOs are now seeking to extend their application capabilities by leveraging cloud-native and developer-friendly features with such unique platforms” “Moro Hub aims to help its clients in their sustainability initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions and be carbon neutral while addressing various market demands through our latest offerings. The New Cloud Platform provides scalability, reliability, visibility, security with predictable costs, and reduced lead time to deploy. We believe this platform will be a great enabler for developers now more than ever, as organisations are looking at modernising their legacy applications while achieving sustainability goals,” External link

tradearabia Monday, November 23, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Completion rates reached 73 percent in the underpass of Al Khawaneej Road, and 45 percent in the bridge leading to Al Awir. Recently, the RTA completed the surface junction of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Streets as well as the improvements of junctions of Algeria Street at Al Warqaa nearby Uptown Mirdif and Shorooq and Ghoroob Mirdif," "The improvement of Al Khawaneej Corridor is one of the key strategic projects for improving the links between Dubai and Sharjah through the improvement of vertical roads linking with the Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road up to the Airport Street," External link

tradearabia Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The improvement of Al Khawaneej Corridor is one of the key strategic projects for upgrading the links between Dubai and Sharjah. The project will work on the vertical roads linking with the Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road up to the Airport Street," he added. "The waiting time at the junction of Al Khawneej-Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Roads (Al Khawaneej roundabout) from 330 seconds to 45 seconds. The project will double the capacity of the junction from 8,000 vehicles per hour to 16,000 vehicles per hour. Replacing the roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads by a surface junction will halve the waiting time from 120 seconds to 60 seconds,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The project components include the construction of a footbridge near the Arabian Centre at Al Khawaneej Road, service roads extending 23km along Al Khawaneej and Al Amardi Roads, and upgrading three junctions at Algiers Street to signalised junctions. Other works include street lights, rainwater drainage system, directional signs, road markings, and protection works for road safety,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA works to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to accelerate the shift towards a green economy and make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050. As a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, DEWA works to harness innovation and creativity to encourage the use of sustainable transport and increase the number of government electronic and hybrid vehicles. This reduces carbon emissions in ground transport, which is the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in Dubai. The new patent registered by DEWA will provide a seamless and innovative experience that is consumer- and environment-friendly. It will also raise DEWA’s position as a pioneering world-class utility. This is the second patent registered by the Centre, which His Highness launched last March. There are currently four more patents underway," External link

wam-en Friday, November 20, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The real estate sector is vital for the growth of the national economy and it actively contributes to the prosperity of Dubai; it is fundamental to the urban expansion and development of the city,” “The Government of Dubai strives to provide the necessary support for this sector in a way that effectively contributes to its enhanced performance and continuing success” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, November 16, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “For instance, the travel time from Dubai International Airport to Bur Dubai would have increased from 20 to 40 minutes ... Equally, the travel time from Jumeirah 3 to The Dubai Mall would have increased from 21 to 55 minutes. Moreover, the travel time of long journeys, like Khawaneej or Mamzar to Mall of the Emirates, would have increased more than six-fold, should those projects not have been implemented,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The probability of being involved in a fatal traffic accident in Dubai has decreased by 10 times,” “The RTA’s efforts in the field of traffic safety in Dubai from 2007 up to now contributed to limiting the escalating financial losses due to road accidents. The amount of savings from 2007 to 2020 is estimated to be Dh46 billion” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer disse : "Seguindo as diretrizes de Sua Alteza Xeque Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-presidente e primeiro ministro dos Emirados Árabes Unidos e governante de Dubai, para transformar desafios em oportunidades, organizamos a exposição este ano em uma plataforma virtual 3D. Ela foi um grande sucesso, especialmente porque a plataforma inovadora proporcionou uma experiência excepcional para expositores e visitantes de todo o mundo. A exposição reflete o compromisso de Dubai em apoiar os esforços globais para aumentar a participação de energia renovável e alcançar os aspectos ambientais, sociais e econômicos da sustentabilidade, bem como apoiar a Estratégia de Energia Limpa de Dubai 2050, para tornar Dubai um centro global de energia limpa e verde economia" External link

em Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer déclaré : "Conformément aux directives de Son Altesse Cheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-président et Premier ministre des Émirats arabes unis et souverain de Dubaï, visant à transformer les défis en opportunités, nous avons organisé l'exposition de cette année sur une plateforme virtuelle 3D. Cette exposition a en effet témoigné un grand succès, d'autant plus que la plateforme innovante a offert une expérience exceptionnelle aux exposants et visiteurs du monde entier. L'exposition reflète l'engagement de Dubaï à soutenir les efforts mondiaux visant à accroître la part des énergies renouvelables et à atteindre les aspects environnementaux, sociaux et économiques du développement durable, ainsi qu'à soutenir la stratégie de Dubaï pour l'énergie propre 2050, pour faire de Dubaï un centre mondial pour l'énergie propre et l'économie verte" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer disse : "Seguindo as diretrizes de Sua Alteza Xeque Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-presidente e primeiro ministro dos Emirados Árabes Unidos e governante de Dubai, para transformar desafios em oportunidades, organizamos a exposição este ano em uma plataforma virtual 3D. Ela foi um grande sucesso, especialmente porque a plataforma inovadora proporcionou uma experiência excepcional para expositores e visitantes de todo o mundo. A exposição reflete o compromisso de Dubai em apoiar os esforços globais para aumentar a participação de energia renovável e alcançar os aspectos ambientais, sociais e econômicos da sustentabilidade, bem como apoiar a Estratégia de Energia Limpa de Dubai 2050, para tornar Dubai um centro global de energia limpa e verde economia" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer sagte : "Gemäß Anordnung Seiner Hoheit Scheich Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, dem Vizepräsidenten und Premierminister der Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate und Herrscher von Dubai, Herausforderungen in Chancen umzuwandeln, haben wir die Messe in diesem Jahr auf einer virtuellen 3D-Plattform organisiert. Sie war sehr erfolgreich, insbesondere, da die innovative Plattform ein außergewöhnliches Erlebnis für Aussteller und Besucher aus aller Welt darstellte. Die Messe spiegelt den Einsatz Dubais dafür wider, die globalen Bemühungen um eine Erhöhung des Anteils erneuerbarer Energien zu unterstützen, die ökologischen, sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Aspekte der Nachhaltigkeit umzusetzen sowie die Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 zu unterstützen, um Dubai zu einem globalen Zentrum für saubere Energie und grüne Wirtschaft zu machen" External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform challenges into opportunities, we organised the exhibition this year on a 3D virtual platform. It has achieved great success, especially as the innovative platform provided an exceptional experience for exhibitors and visitors from around the world. The exhibition reflects Dubai's commitment to supporting global efforts to increase the share of renewable energy and achieve the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability, as well as supporting the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy," External link

afp-en Monday, November 9, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “RTA has introduced extensive improvements to the interior design of the new trains to make them more spacious and comfortable for riders. The last carriage is designated for women and children, and part of the first carriage remained as Gold Cabin. The rest are Silver Cabins,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The exterior shape of the new Dubai Metro trains was left unchanged to maintain the design identity of the Dubai Metro and its familiar colours to the public,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “Other improvements include new designs for grab handles and lighting, and the use of new digital advertisement displays. An illuminated dynamic line map will be used to indicate the metro route and stations, and the lighting will be using LED power-saving technology,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA has introduced extensive improvements to the interior design of the new trains to make them more spacious and comfortable for riders. The last carriage is designated for women and children, and part of the first carriage remained as Gold Cabin. The rest are Silver Cabins," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "Seats in the new trains are transversal in the Gold Cabin and longitudinal in both the Silver and the Women & Children Cabins. This redistribution of seats enables the increase of each metro train capacity by 8% from 643 riders to 696 riders. Improvements include new designs for grab handles and lighting, and the use of new digital advertisement displays. Illuminated dynamic line map will be used to indicate the metro route & stations, and the lighting will be using LED power-saving technology. In addition, the design of the luggage compartment has been revamped to make the space usable by standing commuters. The new carriages are configured to suit the use of people of determination and the smooth entry and exit of riders. Seats were redistributed at the two sides of the train and the gangway connecting between carriages has been widened. The exterior shape of the new Dubai Metro trains was left unchanged to maintain the design identity of the Dubai Metro and its familiar colours to the public," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Dewa works in line with its strategy to consolidate Dubai’s leading position as a role model in the effectiveness and efficiency of the electricity and water infrastructure to meet current and future development requirements in Dubai. We are currently building a reinforced concrete 60-million-gallon reservoir in Lusaily alongside the existing one, which stores 120 million gallons of desalinated water,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, November 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “We are building another 120 MIG reservoir in Nakhali to increase the water flow and raise the volume of the Emirate’s water reserve. This meets the growing demand, supports the sustainable development of Dubai, and increases the efficiency and reliability of water networks,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, November 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "It also protected the bridge columns from the maritime traffic in the creek by using insulation materials and an anti-corrosion system called Cathodic Protection that works efficiently for 20 years," "As for the metal arch, RTA used a system for insulation and protection against rust and adhesion to aquatic life that could come in contact with the water surface. This system allows the cleaning and maintenance of the metal parts of the arch touching the water surface, which extends the shelf life of the arch," External link

tradearabia Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA has incorporated unique constructional elements and systems in the construction of the Shindagha Bridge in order to make it well protected and more sustainable. These include building foundations at a depth of 40 metres below the waterbed of the Creek. High-density polyethene insulation was used (HDPE Liner) for the base and for part of the columns immersed in the Creek. It also protected the bridge columns from the maritime traffic in the Creek by using insulation materials and an anti-corrosion system called Cathodic Protection that works efficiently for 20 years," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer concluded : "As for the metal arch, RTA used a system for insulation and protection against rust and adhesion to aquatic life that could come in contact with the water surface. This system allows the cleaning and maintenance of the metal parts of the arch touching the water surface, which extends the shelf life of the arch. The upper part of the metal arch is fitted with an anti-corrosion coating and protection system as well," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This reinforces the Scale 360 Initiative that the UAE has signed as the first country in the world, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum to benefit from technology innovation and advanced solutions in accelerating the circular economy, while using fewer natural resources and reducing pollution to mitigate climate change" "Dubai continues to maintain its leading position with sustainable and futuristic solutions. This is in alignment with the government plans and strategies including the UAE Centennial 2071 that aims to make the UAE the world’s leading nation," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We consider the sponsors and supporters of Wetex and Dubai Solar Show as our partners who have consolidated the position of this economic and environmental event on the global map of specialised exhibitions. They play a role in accelerating the shift towards a green economy in the UAE and the region," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We consider the sponsors and supporters of Wetex and Dubai Solar Show as our partners who have consolidated the position of this economic and environmental event on the global map of specialised exhibitions. They play a role in accelerating the shift towards a green economy in the UAE and the region," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world, is one of the most prominent projects implemented by DEWA to achieve this vision. The percentage of clean energy in Dubai’s energy mix is about nine percent, exceeding the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide seven percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2020 and 75 percent by 2050," External link

wam-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We have achieved serious progress between our governments since the signing of the historical peace agreement," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We have achieved serious progress between our governments since the signing of the historical peace agreement,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "I express my gratitude and appreciation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for hosting and welcoming the UAE delegation here in Tel Aviv. The historic peace treaty signed was the first step taken towards achieving security and stability in the region, and a means to provide more opportunities for future generations," "We are committed to supporting a legal framework for the movement of people and goods between the UAE and the state of Israel," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The agreements will strengthen bilateral relations between UAE and Israel,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The UAE will continue to be a regional leader in terms of economic reform, openness in international trade, political stability and peacemaking," External link

voanews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The agreements will strengthen bilateral relations between UAE and Israel,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We have achieved serious progress between our governments since the signing of the historical peace agreement," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "New projects worth over Dh80 billion are either ongoing or envisaged for completion in the next 5 years. Dewa is not necessarily counting on new borrowings for that, rather we will use internal resources and leverage public private partnerships," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We organise WETEX and Dubai Solar Show annually under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of DEWA. This aligns with ongoing efforts to enhance the sustainable development of the UAE, which resulted in pioneering policies and strategies. These include the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021, which have raised Dubai’s position as a global hub for a green economy," "Following in the footsteps of our wise leadership in turning challenges into opportunities, and in light of the precautionary measures implemented across the world to limit the outbreak of COVID-19, DEWA is organising the exhibition this year on a virtual 3D platform, using the latest technologies. This innovative carbon-neutral exhibition is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. It will provide an exceptional experience for exhibitors and visitors from around the world to learn about the latest technologies and developments in water, energy, sustainability, and innovation. The event also features seminars and sessions by experts and specialists in a green economy, smart cities, innovation, and sustainable development," External link

wam-en Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contractor has completed 86% of asphalt works extending 67 km, including improvements of electricity, water and telecommunication networks" External link

tradearabia Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We are working on 11 programmes to manage the demand on water and energy, including the green building code, building retrofits, outdoor lighting and efficient cooling," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "The district cooling systems and technologies which have been deployed across the UAE that reduce by half, the energy used for cooling. This supports Dubai's efforts to reduce its carbon footprint," "We have achieved significant success in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy by reducing more than 14 million tonnes of emissions in 2019. This is equal to a 22 per cent reduction compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16 per cent by 2021," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : "This is equal to a 22% reduction compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021," External link

tradearabia Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The DSCE achieves the strategic objectives of the Demand Side Management Strategy to reduce 30% of the electricity and water demand by 2030. This is in accordance with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the shift towards a sustainable green economy. We are working on 11 programmes to manage the demand on water and energy, including Green Building Code; Building Retrofits; Outdoor Lighting and Efficient Cooling," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : "The district cooling systems and technologies which have been deployed across the UAE that reduce by half, the energy used for cooling. This supports Dubai’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. We have achieved significant success in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy by reducing more than 14 million tonnes of emissions in 2019. This is equal to a 22% reduction compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Industrial Revolution ) : "We work in line with the directives of the wise leadership to anticipate the future of strategic sectors based on sound scientific foundations and a clear vision that anticipates future challenges and turns them into promising opportunities. DEWA has strategic partnerships with prominent organisations around the world including the Institute of the Future, and the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to benefit from the latest tools to anticipate the future, and Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies. This includes disruptive technologies to develop the energy and water sectors," External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer observed ( about Industrial Revolution ) : "This is in addition to providing electricity and water services using the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, and disruptive technologies that deliver the highest levels of availability, reliability, efficiency, and sustainability," External link

tradearabia Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fits well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Moro Hub is committed to supporting the government and private sector clients in their digital transformation journey. In alignment with the government directives, Moro Hub's new service will contribute to the Dubai Plan 2021 towards smart and sustainable city" External link

electricenergyonline Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "This pedestrian bridge features an iconic architectural design that adds to the appeal of the Dubai Marina area, a key destination for visitors and sea-goers that offers a unique experience for residents and visitors of Dubai," "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fit well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood. The bridge enables pedestrians to move freely between the four sides of the junction, thus avoiding any stop at light signals," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fits well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood," External link

tradearabia Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "This pedestrian bridge features an iconic architectural design that adds to the appeal of the Dubai Marina area, a key destination for visitors and sea-goers that offers a unique experience for residents and visitors of Dubai," "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fit well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood. The bridge enables pedestrians to move freely between the four sides of the junction, thus avoiding any stop at light signals," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The RTA attaches special attention to pedestrians’ safety and has been keen on providing safe pedestrian crossing means since its inception,” “The bridge enables pedestrians to move freely between the four sides of the junction, while avoiding any stop at light signals” External link

thenational Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "This maintains Wetex's position as one of the largest and most important pioneering world-class exhibitions in water, environment, and energy. This supports the 'UAE Green Growth Strategy' initiative to ensure a better future for the UAE and Dubai, to become the hub for export and re-export of eco-friendly products and technologies," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, September 7, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The virtual reality studio and the self-service kiosks support Dewa’s ‘My Portal’ and ‘Smart Office’ which is a breakthrough in providing smart and digital services. It enables resilience among our staff to work remotely, enhancing their experience and skills, as they can obtain internal approvals easily to ensure a smooth workflow round the clock,” External link

tradearabia Monday, September 7, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The new design meets all the required technical standards. The plates have a touch of luxury and feature innovative digital printing. Moreover, they are not affected by different climate conditions," External link

wam-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "This project is part of a master plan to improve the infrastructure of 40 metro and marine transport stations by 2025. The plan calls for improving the link between the stations and the surrounding urban and tourist destinations in a radius of 500 metres," "It also ensures safe and smooth accessibility of those areas to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "The project works include the construction of an additional Western entrance at Dubai Internet City station and improving the link between Damac Properties station and Dubai Marina Tram station to cope with the growing number of passengers, especially during the morning and evening peak hours. An additional Eastern entrance will be built at UAE Exchange station to ease the arrival of passengers at the station. Civil works will also be made at the Eastern and Western sides of the station’s entrances to improve the integration of transit means and the accessibility of metro stations. The work also includes the construction of pedestrian crossings, shaded rest areas, landscaping and signage," External link

wam-en Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "This project is part of a master plan to improve the infrastructure of 40 metro and marine transport stations by 2025. The plan calls for improving the link between the stations and the surrounding urban and tourist destinations in a radius of 500 metres. It also ensures safe and smooth accessibility of those areas to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. The selection of those stations was based on several criteria such as the number of passengers, number of people of determination users, population density, geographical distribution in the surrounding areas, and the number of mobility journeys between transit means," External link

wam-en Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained ( about Dubai Marina ) : "The project works include the construction of an additional Western entrance at Dubai Internet City station and improving the link between Damac Properties station and Dubai Marina Tram station to cope with the growing number of riders, especially during the morning and evening peak hours," "An additional Eastern entrance will be built at UAE Exchange station to ease the arrival of riders. Civil works will also be made at the Eastern and Western sides of the stations' entrances to improve the integration of transit means and the accessibility of Metro stations" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The selection of those stations was based on several criteria such as the number of riders, number of people of determination users, population density, geographical distribution in the surrounding areas, and the number of mobility journeys between transit means," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "This framework includes short, medium and long-term action plans that are implemented according to specific mechanisms to ensure keeping pace with rapid developments in different areas of DEWA’s work," "In line with Dewa’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, we are contributing to Dubai’s progress in leading the future. This being done by reworking the traditional concepts of work mechanisms to suit the rapid global changes and strengthen Dubai’s position as an incubator for creativity and a beacon of innovation, to ensure we are at the forefront of cities that anticipate and shape the future," External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It has strategic partnerships with leading international organisations in innovation and future-shaping, including the United States-based Institute for the Future, which is one of the leading futures foresight and research organisations," External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "In line with our vision as a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, we seek to secure uninterrupted and stable supplies of electricity and water, and we support the vision and strategic plans of the Dubai government to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development in the emirate," "This increase in the peak load is a testimony to the boost of social and economic activities in Dubai. DEWA has an installed capacity of 11,700MW of electricity and 470 MIG of water per day," External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Besides, it develops the experiences of its engineers and researchers and consolidates their knowledge of additive manufacturing, which supports national capabilities. The number of Emirati researchers at the centre has reached 70 per cent, including 40 male and female researchers, 20 of whom are PhD and master’s degree holders,” External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The construction of pedestrian bridges in Dubai is part of Dubai’s traffic safety strategy targeting a zero-fatality rate to rank Dubai amongst the world’s safest cities in traffic safety by 2021. RTA considers certain perimeters when determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai such as the intensity of traffic, pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, the movement of people between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops. The traffic studies also assign due consideration to areas where entities and retailers are abundant as well as run-over accidents hotspots," "The number of footbridges constructed in Dubai soared from 13 bridges in 2006 to 116 bridges in 2020. RTA plans to build other 34 pedestrian bridges during 2021-2026, which will bring the total number of pedestrian bridges to 150 bridges. RTA’s efforts to improve pedestrians' safety contributed to reducing pedestrian fatalities by 76.5% between 2007 and 2019," External link

wam-en Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "RTA considers certain perimeters when determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai such as the intensity of traffic, pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, the movement of people between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops," "The traffic studies also assign due consideration to areas where entities and retailers are abundant as well as run-over accidents hotspots," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We have come a long way by launching Digital DEWA, the digital arm of DEWA and the world's first digital utility to use autonomous systems for renewable energy, storage, and expansion in AI adoption and digital services. InfraX, the IT and telecommunications arm of Digital DEWA, provides its customers with value-added data centre and cloud services. The Network Operations Centre, which is equipped with the latest systems and technologies will work round the clock to ensure the health and key performance indicators of the network and provide pioneering services to customers," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, August 24, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “This increase in the peak load is a testimony to the boost of social and economic activities in Dubai,” External link

thenational Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Al Tayer ) : "The project developer, Al Sahraa Group, had completed 55 per cent of the project works including preliminary processes preceding the construction phase such as obtaining no-objection certificates, levelling the land, protecting utility lines, and obtaining the final building permit from the concerned authorities," "The station spans five hectares and includes 100 parking slots for trucks. By establishing this station, the RTA will be able to meet the rising demand for truck stops considering that trucks make more than 145,000 trips and lift about three million tonnes every day in Dubai," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer concluded : "Sites of two permanent truck rest stops have been finalised - the first in Jebel Ali Industrial Area 3 next to the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, and the second at Al Ayyas, near the Emirates Road. It will be tendered this December to the private sector. These two stations will have all the requisite facilities and services needed by drivers and trucks. A study is currently underway for an additional site at Dubai Industrial City. It will be released in a tender after the completion of the technical and investment studies," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The project supports the Dubai Silk Road strategy encapsulated in the 50-Year Charter of Dubai, and the Silk Road Economic Belt initiative. The UAE is a prominent station in the Economic Silk Road and is the gateway to the Middle East and Africa in the project that links the commercial markets in the region," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We work in line with the directives of the wise leadership to anticipate the future of strategic sectors based on sound scientific foundations and a clear vision that anticipates future challenges and turns them into promising opportunities to achieve the happiness of customers and society as a whole. The Future Shaping Framework is part of DEWA’s efforts to develop resilient and innovative strategies within an integrated framework. This framework includes short, medium and long-term action plans that are implemented according to specific mechanisms to ensure keeping pace with rapid developments in different areas of DEWA’s work," "In line with DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, we are contributing to Dubai’s progress in leading the future. This being done by reworking the traditional concepts of work mechanisms to suit the rapid global changes and strengthen Dubai’s position as an incubator for creativity and a beacon of innovation, to ensure we are at the forefront of cities that anticipate and shape the future. This is in line with the government plans and strategies including the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to be a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities through government innovation and the reformation of traditional work mechanisms," External link

wam-en Friday, August 21, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We work on innovating and developing new 3D printing facilities across DEWA's divisions and draft quality procedure protocols. DEWA's R&D Centre supports 3D printing of components that can endure high temperatures and harsh weather conditions. It includes the latest 3D printing technologies, such as reinforced plastic printers using a mixture of carbon fibre or fibreglass; CYBE printers; and Markforged Metalx metal printers. The Centre strengthens DEWA staff's capabilities in 3D printing, through workshops and training sessions. Besides, it develops the experiences of its engineers and researchers and consolidates their knowledge of additive manufacturing, which supports national capabilities. The number of Emirati researchers at the Centre has reached 70%, including 40 male and female researchers. 20 of whom are PhD and master's degree holders," External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Industrial Revolution ) : "DEWA adopts the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and disruptive technologies to provide green and innovative solutions that build a sustainable future. This consolidates Dubai's position as a capital for the green economy and sustainable development. The blockchain system for EV owners provides a single platform with high availability. It provides an integrated agile governance framework that supports transparency among all stakeholders," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, August 17, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Besides, it develops the experiences of its engineers and researchers and consolidates their knowledge of additive manufacturing, which supports national capabilities. The number of Emirati researchers at the Centre has reached 70%, including 40 male and female researchers, 20 of whom are PhD and master’s degree holders,” External link

tradearabia Monday, August 17, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our plan to install 17 electric vehicle Green Charger stations at the Expo site is part of our work to achieve the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. It also supports the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a smart, sustainable and innovative city in managing its resources, improving its quality of life, consolidating Dubai's position as a global model for a green economy. We are committed to increasing the number of hybrid and electric vehicles in Dubai, which supports the Dubai Green Mobility Strategy 2030 and the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 to reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, August 14, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Al Khaleej ) : "The intersection consists of several bridges starting with a 2-lane bridge that extends 472 m and provides free traffic for motorists on Al Khaleej St. heading northwards to Deira Islands at a capacity of 3000 vehicles per hour. The second is a three-lane bridge that extends 503 m and provides free traffic from Deira Islands in the direction of Al Shindagha Tunnel at a capacity of 4,500 vehicles per hour," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The project will raise the capacity of Al Khaleej St. along 1.8km stretch, and provide better traffic safety and services from the intersection of Abu Hail Northwards to Al Baraha Hospital Southwards. Such improvements are attributed to the addition of two signalised junctions at the intersections with Abu Hail and Abu Baker Al Siddique Streets in place of the existing R/As. Street improvements also include rails, traffic signs, rainwater drainage works, utility shifting and street lighting," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The design of the flyover crossing over Al Khaleej St allows for the construction of two more bridges in the direction of Abu Baker Al Siddique St. The project will raise the capacity of Al Khaleej St along a 1.8km stretch, and provide better traffic safety and services from the intersection of Abu Hail Northwards to Al Baraha Hospital southwards," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This is what we strive to achieve through the pumped-storage hydroelectric power station, which is the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region. This promotes Dubai’s position as a global hub for clean energy and green economy," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Etisalat's innovative solutions have catered for the social distancing era, it has enabled remote working and education, it minimised human interactions and increased the pace of automation. Our infrastructure has accommodated the surge in requirements and is ready for more acceleration in digital adoption," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer announced : “In 2018 and 2019, RTA completed the construction of three pedestrian bridges on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Al Khawaneej and Al Marabi’ streets. In 2020 and 2021, RTA will construct seven other pedestrian bridges at King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Latifa bin Hamdan Street, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street, Al Asayel Street (two bridges), Al Awir Street, Baniyas Street and Al Khawaneej Street,” External link

tradearabia Monday, July 13, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “RTA adopts specific standards in determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai. Traffic studies conducted addressed the intensity of traffic, number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, people movement between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops consideration is also given to areas where entities and retailers are abundant, and areas witnessing frequent run-over accidents (black points). Depending on the findings of such studies, traffic solutions are taken, be it pedestrian bridges, pedestrian crossing fitted with signals or speed-calming devices among others,” “Studies and procedures related to run-over accidents constitute an integral part of RTA’s traffic safety strategy, which targets a zero-fatality rate to rank Dubai amongst the world’s safest cities in traffic safety by 2021. The traffic safety strategy is based on four pillars, namely roads engineering and vehicles, law enforcement, public awareness, and systems and management. The strategy comprises of 20 strategic priorities and 60 specialist initiatives/programmes based on technical specifications, manuals and studies supported by modern technologies at par with the best global practices,” External link

tradearabia Monday, July 13, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Johnson Controls ) : "We strive to achieve the objectives of the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Dubai government to become a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities, through government innovation and the reformation of traditional work mechanisms" "To enable digital platforms in their Smart Cities Command and Control Center, Moro Hub signed a partnership with Microsoft and Johnson Controls International to offer innovative services," External link

tradearabia Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer announced : “In 2018 and 2019, RTA completed the construction of three pedestrian bridges on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Al Khawaneej and Al Marabi’ streets. In 2020 and 2021, RTA will construct 7 other pedestrian bridges at King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Latifa bin Hamdan Street, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street, Al Asayel Street (two bridges), Al Awir Street, Baniyas Street and Al Khawaneej Street,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “RTA adopts specific standards in determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai. Traffic studies conducted addressed the intensity of traffic, number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, people movement between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops consideration is also given to areas where entities and retailers are abundant, and areas witnessing frequent run-over accidents (black points). Depending on the findings of such studies, traffic solutions are taken, be it pedestrian bridges, pedestrian crossing fitted with signals or speed-calming devices among others,” “Studies and procedures related to run-over accidents constitute an integral part of RTA’s traffic safety strategy, which targets a zero-fatality rate to rank Dubai amongst the world’s safest cities in traffic safety by 2021. The traffic safety strategy is based on four pillars, namely roads engineering and vehicles, law enforcement, public awareness, and systems and management. The strategy comprises of 20 strategic priorities and 60 specialist initiatives/programmes based on technical specifications, manuals and studies supported by modern technologies at par with the best global practices,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We work on sharing experiences and best practices with prominent local and international companies in innovation, disruptive technologies, smart grids, digital transformation, automation, cloud platforms and AI. We have several strategic partnerships with global leading IT companies around the world. Our partnership with Nvidia aligns with our usage of the latest technologies to accelerate data processing,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Through Digital Dewa, the digital arm of Dewa, we are redefining the concept of a utility to create a new digital future for Dubai, and disrupt the entire business of public utilities by becoming the world’s first digital utility to use autonomous systems for renewable energy and storage. Through Digital Dewa we are also expanding the use of AI and digital services, improving performance and efficiency, enhancing the quality of our services, and creating a brighter and happier future for generations to come,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "I am pleased to commission Ducab’s photovoltaic solar plant. It also underlines Ducab’s role as a leading organisation that supports the vision of our wise leadership to reduce carbon emissions, and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world and provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy sources by 2050" "Dewa also encourages individuals and organisations to install solar photovoltaic solar systems in buildings as part of the Shams Dubai initiative, which supports the Smart Dubai initiative to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world," External link

tradearabia Monday, July 6, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "Dewa and its subsidiary Moro Hub work in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who has mandated the Dubai government organisations to implement services 10 years ahead of other cities around the world through government innovation through Dubai 10X initiative," External link

tradearabia Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The project includes the construction of a new street of 4 lanes in each direction extending 1.5 km in addition to entry/exit points from and to the newly constructed buildings, to ease the movement of traffic inbound from Nadd Al Hamar Street-Ras Al Khor Road junction. The new network ensures free traffic flow to the newly constructed residential units at Dubai Creek area by linking with surrounding streets. Works completed included a modern lighting network of 108 light poles," External link

wam-en Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The theme (Mapping the Future) has been selected in line with the call of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, designating the year 2020 as the year (Towards the Next 50)," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The forum will discuss novel management concepts and project applications such as inspirational leadership, project management in a common economy, design thinking, agile project management, and future trends of project management. It will also discuss flexible transformation, benefits management, data science in project management, digital management, project management of large events, the future of smart mobility, hybrid project management, partner management, and blockchain applications in projects management. The forum will hold a series of specialist training courses in agile project management, project economics, future project management offices, Internet of Things and project management, and blockchain applications in projects management," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The theme (We Shape the Future) has been selected in line with the call of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, designating the year 2020 as the year ‘Towards the Next 50’" External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The forum will discuss novel management concepts and project applications such as inspirational leadership; project management in a common economy; design-thinking; agile project management, and future trends of project management. It will also discuss flexible transformation; benefits management; data science in project management; digital management; project management of large events; the future of smart mobility; hybrid project management; partner management, and blockchain applications in projects management. The forum will hold a series of specialist training courses in agile project management; project economics; future project management offices; Internet of Things and project management, and blockchain applications in projects management," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The construction of this depot complements RTA's efforts to upgrade the infrastructure of mass transport to encourage people to use public transit means in their daily movement. It will also boost the integration of multi-modal transport, reduce the operational cost of buses, and meet the needs of Expo 2020 bus service, which will accordingly ease the mobility of visitors and organisers," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Dewa’s smart services are based on the latest world-class technologies. They have contributed to the health and safety of all society. Dewa provides all its services through its website and smart app. This enables them to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, easily and safely and without visiting any of Dewa’s Centres,” External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “DEWA’s smart services are based on the latest world-class technologies. They have contributed to the health and safety of all society. DEWA provides all its services through its website and smart app. This enables them to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, easily and safely and without visiting any of DEWA’s Centres,” External link

emirates247 Monday, June 15, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Between 2009 and 2019, DEWA’s conservation programmes and initiatives achieved cumulative savings of 2.2 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity and 7.8 billion gallons of water. This is equivalent to saving AED 1.3 billion, reducing 1.136 million tonnes of carbon emissions. These savings show DEWA’s efforts to achieve its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation and demonstrate that it is a socially responsible government organisation,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The RTA was among the first public entities to deliver all services through user-friendly and innovative smart platforms. It kept increasing and improving the quality of its smart services on offer. Thanks to those efforts, RTA now offers services via four digital channels and a website," "Our smart services proved highly effective during Covid-19 lockdown. The number of digital transactions rose sharply by 40 percent compared to the same period last year. Equally, transactions carried out through Mahboub Chatbot doubled to 100 percent. Consequently, the RTA’s happiness index of digital services clocked 90 percent, and customers’ use of digital and smart services rocketed by 300 percent during the National Disinfection Programme compared to last year," External link

emirates247 Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The RTA was among the first public entities to deliver all services through user-friendly and innovative smart platforms. It kept increasing and improving the quality of its smart services on offer. Thanks to those efforts, RTA now offers services via four digital channels and a website," "Our smart services proved highly effective during Covid-19 lockdown. The number of digital transactions rose sharply by 40 percent compared to the same period last year. Equally, transactions carried out through Mahboub Chatbot doubled to 100 percent. Consequently, the RTA’s happiness index of digital services clocked 90 percent, and customers’ use of digital and smart services rocketed by 300 percent during the National Disinfection Programme compared to last year," External link

wam-en Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Smart Living initiative supports DEWA's continuous efforts to raise customer awareness, saves money for them, reduces carbon footprint and overall environmental impact, improves the efficiency and speed of internal operations, and provides value-added smart services to save time and effort. This supports the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest city in the world. In line with its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, DEWA adopts a comprehensive strategy to encourage all society members to adopt a responsible lifestyle when consuming electricity and water. DEWA strives to raise awareness on the importance of conservation and waste reduction as part of social culture and daily behaviour. This supports the Demand Side Management strategy, which aims to reduce 30% of demand by 2030," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, June 12, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai: the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world's tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling AED 15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE's leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy," "We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050's objectives to provide 75% of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, June 12, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai: the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world’s tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling AED 15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE’s leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy,” “We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050’s objectives to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050,” External link

emirates247 Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai: the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world's tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling Dh15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE's leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy," "We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050's objectives to provide 75 per cent of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai, the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world’s tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling AED15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE’s leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy," "We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050’s objectives to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Each participation we will receive from the members of society will contribute to a clearer view of the new needs and challenges. We affirm that reaching effective solutions is only achieved in partnership with members of society and its institutions, and this partnership is what will help us to overcome the negative effects of the crisis," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 8, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The new bus shelters project is part of RTA's phenomenal projects depicting the gorgeous landscape of Dubai. It encourages community members to use public transit means, which will contribute to realising RTA's strategic objective of boosting the ridership of mass transit means in Dubai. RTA will continue with development projects to support the urbanisation and demographic expansion of the Emirate. Improving the public transport services will offer residents and visitors a safe and smooth mobility experience all over the Emirate," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "I thank Dubai Model Centre, of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai, for their tireless efforts in improving government services and enhancing customer experience by evaluating Dubai Government websites and smart apps to ensure their compliance with the highest standards of security, efficiency and ease of use. We will continue our efforts to enhance the customer experience through our smart channels that adopt the highest standards of quality, efficiency, privacy and security. We will ensure our customers can access all services and information and complete their transactions easily and conveniently, to contribute to achieving the vision of our wise leadership to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, June 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The project provides three entry points to those coming from Deira, Umm Suqeim and Jebel Ali as well as direct exit points to Al Khail Road and Umm Suqeim Street. It will increase the capacity of Umm Suqeim Street and junctions; which will streamline the traffic flow in both directions of the street. Such improvements will slash the transit time on Umm Suqeim Street in the sector between Mohammed bin Zayed and Al Khail Roads from 18 to 7 minutes," External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The project comprised the construction of 13 bridges with a total length of 3700 metres and width of 11 to 22 metres with a capacity to handle 23,500 vehicles per hour. Bridges included the construction of ramps extending 2500 metres. Ten of these bridges have entry and exit points to and from Dubai Hills Mall from Al Khail Road (already completed and will be opened in conjunction with the opening of the Mall). Works included the construction of three bridges providing entry and exit points for Umm Suqeim Street to separate the traffic from Umm Suqeim Street and Al Khail Road heading to Dubai Hills Mall. The new bridges have lanes leading directly to the Mall, with an intake of 7500 vehicles per hour," External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “At DEWA, we work according to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, that a smart government is one that goes to the people and does not wait for them to come to it. We also work to achieve the Dubai Paperless Strategy, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to build an integrated paperless government framework by 2021. DEWA has achieved first place among Dubai Government in implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy in the Large Entities category, for the second time in a row; cutting paper usage by 82%. DEWA’s advanced digital infrastructure has contributed to the continuity of its services according to the highest international standards, despite ongoing precautionary measures to protect society and ensure the health and safety of employees and customers. It also included shutting down DEWA’s Future Centres, in conjunction with shutting down shopping malls. The smart adoption of DEWA’s services reached 95% and we expect this will reach 100%. We hope that DEWA’s customers continue to complete their transactions through DEWA’s various smart channels to save their time and effort,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ) : "Such improvements will slash the transit time on Umm Suqeim Street in the sector between Mohammed bin Zayed and Al Khail Roads from 18 to 7 minutes," "The project comprised the construction of 13 bridges with a total length of 3700 metres and width of 11 to 22 metres with a capacity to handle 23,500 vehicles per hour. Bridges included the construction of ramps extending 2500 metres," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted ( about Mohammed Taha ) : "The HBMAIPM is an inspiring innovative tool with benefits across the board. It has created a powerful platform for reviewing the best innovative practices. With its new category, the award will inspire local and global business communities and attract broad and competitive submissions recapping excellent practices of crisis management," External link

wam-en Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : “The HBMAIPM is an inspiring innovative tool with benefits across the board. It has created a powerful platform for reviewing the best innovative practices. With its new category, the award will inspire local and global business communities and attract broad and competitive submissions recapping excellent practices of crisis management,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The HBMAIPM is an inspiring innovative tool with benefits across the board. It has created a powerful platform for reviewing the best innovative practices. With its new category, the award will inspire local and global business communities and attract broad and competitive submissions recapping excellent practices of crisis management," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “I thank Dubai Model Centre, of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai, for their tireless efforts in improving government services and enhancing customer experience by evaluating Dubai Government websites and smart apps to ensure their compliance with the highest standards of security, efficiency and ease of use. We will continue our efforts to enhance the customer experience through our smart channels that adopt the highest standards of quality, efficiency, privacy and security. We will ensure our customers can access all services and information and complete their transactions easily and conveniently, to contribute to achieving the vision of our wise leadership to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The council has undertaken several precautionary measures to ensure the highest levels of protection against the Covid-19 coronavirus and ensure the health and safety of all employees at the Supreme Council of Energy and its member companies," "This achieves the wise leadership’s directives and is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the highest levels of protection against the virus. It also supports the steps taken in Dubai and the UAE to curb the virus outbreak," External link

tradearabia Friday, May 22, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Dewa has undertaken a number of precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of its customers and employees, while continuing to deliver electricity and water services according to the highest standards of availability, reliability and efficiency," "We have in place a plan to regularly sterilise our facilities, according to the highest international and health standards, using high-quality approved disinfectants and sterilisers to ensure the health and safety of all staff," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First of all, I would like to welcome you to the first team meeting for the higher management for the Post, COVID-19, phase, which was formed following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, to develop a comprehensive strategy for the post Covid-19 era, rearranging national priorities, restarting the economy, and maintaining a decent life for all citizens and residents of the UAE," External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "This sharp vision has established a working methodology for the government to become the fastest rising and the smartest in anticipating the requirements of the post-pandemic world era, by acquiring experience from lessons learned from events and turning challenges into opportunities, and preparing for the next stage by setting plans and concepts to build new foundations and mechanisms of action" External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First of all, I would like to welcome you to the first team meeting for the higher management for the Post, COVID-19, phase, which was formed following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, to develop a comprehensive strategy for the post Covid-19 era, rearranging national priorities, restarting the economy, and maintaining a decent life for all citizens and residents of the UAE," External link

wam-en Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "This sharp vision has established a working methodology for the government to become the fastest rising and the smartest in anticipating the requirements of the post-pandemic world era, by acquiring experience from lessons learned from events and turning challenges into opportunities, and preparing for the next stage by setting plans and concepts to build new foundations and mechanisms of action" External link

wam-en Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "Massive efforts have been achieved due to the unlimited support and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to find permanent solutions to water shortages and improve the difficult living conditions of poor communities that face water scarcity and pollution" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA's strategy enhances digital transformation and achieves the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to transform Dubai Government into a fully digital government and the first paperless government by the end of 2021. This is being achieved by putting innovation at the top of our priorities to achieve governmental strategies and plans, including the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031; the UAE Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution; Dubai 10X initiative; and the Dubai Paperless Strategy to transform Dubai's government into the world's first government; conducting all its applicable transactions via the Blockchain network by 2020, as well as other government strategies and initiatives that employ future technologies and benefit from them to achieve customer and society happiness," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, May 11, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "At Dewa, we are guided by the vision and directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to make the emirate a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects," "The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power, with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Solar Power ) : "The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power, with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has undertaken several precautionary measures to ensure the highest levels of protection against the COVID-19 coronavirus and ensure the health and safety of all employees at the Supreme Council of Energy and its member companies. This achieves the wise leadership’s directives and is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the highest levels of protection against the virus. It also supports the steps taken in Dubai and the UAE to curb the virus outbreak,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has undertaken several precautionary measures to ensure the highest levels of protection against the COVID-19 coronavirus and ensure the health and safety of all employees at the Supreme Council of Energy and its member companies. This achieves the wise leadership’s directives and is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the highest levels of protection against the virus. It also supports the steps taken in Dubai and the UAE to curb the virus outbreak," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The meeting also reviewed work by the Dubai Regulatory Committee for Petroleum Products Trading, which was formed under directives from the Executive Council of Dubai and is overseen by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. The Committee issues guidelines for regulating the petroleum trade sector," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013 MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850 MW under construction from photovoltaic and concentrated solar power (CSP), with future phases to reach 5,000 MW by 2030. This supports our efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050” External link

arabnews Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The project included the construction of roads extending 12 km, two signalised junctions and street-lighting works," External link

tradearabia Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First, I extend my best wishes to you all on the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. I wish you all a month full of blessings. To achieve the vision and directives of the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to invest in clean and renewable energy project, we sign the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), using conference-calling, with the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. This is to implement the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This pioneering national landmark is the largest single-site solar park in the world," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The UAE has proved that it has always been proactive and ready for all changes and conditions. The recent developments in the oil industry have proved the importance of the UAE's track to bid farewell to the last barrel of oil and diversify the energy mix. At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030. This supports our efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Solar Power ) : "The 900MW fifth phase of the Solar Park using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model adds to our successful solar power and clean energy projects that use the best global technologies to generate electricity from clean energy sources. The fifth phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. DEWA received the lowest global bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour for this project, which will use the latest solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies, with Single Axis Tracking to increase generation. We promise to continue implementing clean and renewable energy projects, guided by the vision and directives of our wise leadership to enhance the UAE's pioneering position in all sectors," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First, I extend my best wishes to you all at the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. I wish you all a month full of blessings. ‫ To achieve the vision and directives of the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to ‫ invest in clean and renewable energy project, we sign the PPA, via conference-calling, with the consortium led by ACWA Power and the Gulf Investment Corporation. This is to implement the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This pioneering national landmark is the largest single-site solar park in the world," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power, with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “First, I extend my best wishes to you all on the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. I wish you all a month full of blessings. To achieve the vision and directives of the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to invest in clean and renewable energy project, we sign the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), using conference-calling, with the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. This is to implement the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This pioneering national landmark is the largest single-site solar park in the world,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The UAE has proved that it has always been proactive and ready for all changes and conditions. The recent developments in the oil industry have proved the importance of the UAE’s track to bid farewell to the last barrel of oil and diversify the energy mix. At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030. This supports our efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Solar Power ) : “The 900MW fifth phase of the Solar Park using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model adds to our successful solar power and clean energy projects that use the best global technologies to generate electricity from clean energy sources. The fifth phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. DEWA received the lowest global bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour for this project, which will use the latest solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies, with Single Axis Tracking to increase generation. We promise to continue implementing clean and renewable energy projects, guided by the vision and directives of our wise leadership to enhance the UAE’s pioneering position in all sectors,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We are proud of DEWA’s second consecutive achievement in this area. We have cut paper usage by 82% and are working to reach 100%. DEWA was one of the first government organisations to complete its digital transformation in 2014. This was less than one year after His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum had launched the Smart Dubai initiative to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. Today, 95% of DEWA’s customers use its smart services, and we expect this to reach 100%. All of DEWA’s services are available through several smart channels. We have managed to change the culture of customers and staff to rely on smart and digital services, instead of paper. This saves time and effort as well as protects the environment and saves natural resources. Our efforts to make customers happy, have resulted in our obtaining the first place in the 2019 Dubai Customer Happiness Index by The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai with 90.1%. DEWA also achieved 95.7% in the Smart Dubai Happiness Index," External link

wam-en Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Amid the global fight against the Covid-19 outbreak, the ’10 million meals’ campaign comes to prove the UAE’s commitment to safeguarding its citizens and residents through ensuring a decent life to the vulnerable. These difficult times reveal our true values of generosity and humanity" External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "This campaign adds to the UAE’s long journey in humanitarian work, consolidating the country’s status as a global capital for sustainable action thanks to its continuous efforts to safeguard lives in the ongoing crisis," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Climate Action ) : "Earth Day’s theme this year of ‘Climate Action’ is particularly important, as we approach the deadline for countries to review their efforts and achievements in their national climate action plans to support the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030," External link

wam-en Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on the ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees as well as all society. It is making every effort to carry out all the necessary precautions to protect society and ensure the public's health. At DEWA, we are committed to the directives of His Highness by allowing staff to work remotely. We have now more than 6000 employees working from distance. We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow the instructions to stay at home as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels. DEWA provides all its services through the smart app and website to enable customers to complete all their transactions anytime, anywhere, to save them both time and effort," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 20, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees, as well as society. We now have more than 6,000 employees working from home" "We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow instructions to stay home for as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We also welcome the Funds efforts to provide financial assistance to countries in need, including easing access to regional cooperation frameworks, RCFs, and requests for information, RFIs, the reformed CCRT, as well as the debt burden relief efforts. We call for the flexible application of lending limits and eligibility criteria to ensure that emergency financing is available to all members who need it" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees, as well as society. We now have more than 6,000 employees working from home" "We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow instructions to stay home for as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees, as well as society. We now have more than 6,000 employees working from home. We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow instructions to stay home for as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels. DEWA provides all its services through the smart application and website to enable customers to complete all their transactions anytime and anywhere, to save time and effort," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The power transmission plants are built according to the highest standards of quality and safety. The substations adopt state-of-the-art digital technologies, contributing to promoting their efficiency and reliability, and highlight the construction and economic development plans for Dubai” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : “Dewa promotes innovation among its employees and all society members. It adopts innovation in its work through an institutional approach and is moving steadily towards the next 50 years by building a sustainable future. This achieves the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the world’s leading nation, and aligns with the National Innovation Strategy,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA operates according to the World Bank's best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter. In keeping with international guidelines, DEWA adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as DEWA's vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 6, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The power transmission plants are built according to the highest standards of quality and safety. The substations adopt state-of-the-art digital technologies, contributing to promoting their efficiency and reliability, and highlight the construction and economic development plans for Dubai” External link

tradearabia Monday, April 6, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA operates according to the World Bank’s best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter. In keeping with international guidelines, DEWA adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

emirates247 Friday, April 3, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA operates according to the World Bank’s best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter. In keeping with international guidelines, DEWA adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

wam-en Friday, April 3, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Dewa operates according to the World Bank's best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "In keeping with international guidelines, Dewa adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as Dewa's vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Earth Hour aims to make conservation of electricity and water a daily practice to cut carbon emissions and combat environmental challenges such as climate change, global warming, and the unprecedented reduction in biodiversity," External link

emirates247 Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Earth Hour aims to make conservation of electricity and water a daily practice to cut carbon emissions and combat environmental challenges such as climate change, global warming, and the unprecedented reduction in biodiversity," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 29, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Earth Hour goes beyond turning off unnecessary lights and appliances for 60 minutes. The ultimate goal is to raise environmental responsibility among the society and organisations and pledge to protect Planet Earth and its limited natural resources. This is done by adopting a sustainable lifestyle and emphasising the importance of unifying efforts and joint work to face environmental challenges for a brighter and more sustainable future for generations to come," External link

emirates247 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “high credit rating reflecting a proven long-term performance and efforts to provide value to shareholders” External link

thenational Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "As we begin our journey into the next decade, 2019 was a testimony to Etisalat Group leadership locally and internationally. The company continued reinforcing its core business, exploring new growth opportunities, while transitioning to the digital era and being well geared for the future" External link

tradearabia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Etisalat Group has led the digital transformation by proactively responding to technological advancements and bringing the latest global innovations to nurture creativity. Digital transformation is becoming present in more areas of life, and we have striven to be at the forefront leading it. Our current success is a result of understanding the need our customers have to rely on Etisalat to deliver," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We work to achieve the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050. Dubai has achieved significant progress in this area. It reduced its carbon emissions by 19% in 2018, surpassing the target set by the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 to reduce emissions by 16% in 2021. In April 2019, DEWA ensured a global achievement as Dubai received the Platinum Rating in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Cities certification awarded by the US Green Building Council. Dubai is the first city in the Arab world and the Middle East and North Africa to receive this prestigious certification," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 20, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Green Building Council ) : "DEWA adopts an integrated strategy to raise awareness on the importance of rationalising consumption and involving all society members in efforts to protect the environment and preserve natural resources. Every year, we launch several initiatives, programmes and awards to encourage a responsible lifestyle in electricity and water use. These include the Conservation Award; the Ideal Home initiative; the Green Week; Earth Hour; and Let's Make this Summer Green campaign," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 20, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and the 4th January Charter, we are moving forward in executing the studies, according to the highest leading international standards, in order to develop a pioneering and integrated vision and strategy for the health system in Dubai," "A world-leading vision for the health sector is currently being designed and developed for Dubai for the next 50 years; taking into account building Emirati capabilities, research and development, and the use of the world's leading technologies and best practices," External link

wam-en Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We have reviewed the best practices in operations and factories operational efficiency as well as waste to energy in Dubai to achieve maximum benefit from alternative energy and reduce waste. This supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the shift towards a sustainable green economy. This also supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy sources and make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050," External link

wam-en Monday, March 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Green Building Council ) : "In April 2019, DEWA noted a global achievement, as Dubai received the Platinum Rating in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Cities certification awarded by the US Green Building Council. Dubai is the first city in the Arab world and the MENA to receive this prestigious certification," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The wise leadership attaches great importance to R&D. At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who once observed, 'We are seeking to make the UAE an efficient and influential part of the international academic and research community.' We are committed to anticipating and shaping the future of energy and water," External link

emirates247 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The wise leadership attaches great importance to R&D. At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who once observed, 'We are seeking to make the UAE an efficient and influential part of the international academic and research community.' We are committed to anticipating and shaping the future of energy and water," External link

wam-en Monday, March 9, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about The UK ) : "The move corresponds to RTA’s efforts to enhance the integration of mass transit modes, and offer a solution to the first and last-mile challenge; which helps riders reach their final destinations," External link

tradearabia Friday, March 6, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Last year, the inflation rate was 1.5 per cent. The GDP in 2018 was Dh1.44 trillion and inflation was 3.69 per cent," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : "DEWA strives to enhance Dubai's global position in sustainability and a green economy. We adopt the best international standards for all our projects, in accordance with our vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. This also achieves the UAE Centennial 2071; the Dubai Plan 2021 to establish Dubai as a sustainable city, whose environmental elements are clean, healthy and sustainable; and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world," External link

electricenergyonline Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It requires a period of three to five years to study the impact of VAT on the impact of the country's economy," "We need ample time to compile sufficient data to evaluate the effects of the tax. The only study that was conducted in 2018 in just not enough. It's therefore too early to rely on such data to assess the impact of VAT" External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Last year, the inflation rate was 1.5 per cent. The GDP in 2018 was Dh1.44 trillion and inflation was 3.69 per cent," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "There have been many challenges, including the low oil prices, geopolitical factors, sanctions imposed on certain nations and now the coronavirus outbreak. All these factors have to be taken into account when assessing the impact of VAT," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "VAT and other government fees has led to businesses increase prices of various goods and services thereby affecting consumers," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “We monitor the happiness level of our customers regularly and adopt a work mechanism to ensure live evaluation of the customer experience, to enhance the happiness of citizens, residents and visitors. This is done within an integrated framework that ensures continuous improvement to ensure leadership in customer happiness,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The work included widening and elevating Expo Road by constructing two bridges of six lanes in each direction along with turns and ramps to ensure smooth traffic flow from Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road to Abu Dhabi and vice versa. This will ease the traffic movement from Expo Road to Sheikh Zayed Road," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA launches inspiring and useful initiatives for Employees and Customers of Determination. This is part of an integrated programme that takes several aspects into consideration to provide them easy access to its smart services, whether online or at the customer happiness centres. DEWA attaches great importance to People of Determination who are an indispensable part of society. This is part of its efforts to make Dubai the happiest city in the world. DEWA has 26 Employees of Determination in seven divisions. Their happiness has reached 99% in 2019 while their families' happiness reached 95% in 2019. DEWA strives to continue its efforts to increase their happiness with all our services," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, February 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We are committed to participating in this national event that aims to consolidate and promote innovation. As we bid farewell to 50 years of achievements and embark on the next 50 years of perseverance, we will increase our efforts to make a difference in our citizens’ lives. This maintains our position as one of the biggest supporters of innovation in the UAE and Dubai. This achieves the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the best country in the world; the National Innovation Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make the UAE one of the most innovative nations in the world; the Dubai Innovation Strategy to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world; and the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai proactive and creative in meeting the needs of individuals and society as a whole,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "This service contributes to sustainability efforts and encourages residents and tourists to enjoy an active and healthy life, providing them with a new transportation option that will improve mobility across the city. The service supports the RTA's efforts to create an integrated ecosystem that offers different transportation means, as it supports a vehicle-free flexible model and integrates within daily transportation services, using a safe and comfortable approach," "This falls under the efforts made by the Government of Dubai to reduce energy consumption and pollution, provide a healthier and happier environment and offer short (first mile and last-mile) connection service that helps public transportation users reach their final destinations," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It has become clear that the paradigm shift in the telecom industry is now in full force. Digital transformation is becoming present in more areas of life, and we have striven to be at the forefront leading it," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “I am asking if the ministry has studied and evaluated the impact of VAT, now that two years have passed since it came into effect,” External link

thenational Monday, February 17, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer declarou : "A premiação deste ano aproveita o sucesso de sua primeira edição, que foi realizada em 2017 e atraiu 138 participantes de 43 países. Estamos muito satisfeitos com a quantidade de jovens participantes na premiação, que premiou 10 vencedores de 8 países, enfatizando o papel dos EAU como uma plataforma de inovação, um destino para inovadores e uma incubadora de mentes criativas do mundo inteiro" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer dijo : "Estamos encantados de anunciar que WETEX 2017 tendrá lugar del 23 al 25 de octubre de 2017 en el Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Cubriendo una superficie de más de 70.000 metros cuadrados, el evento acogerá a 2.000 expositores procedentes de 50 países diferentes. Este año, el tema de WETEX es 'En la vanguardia de la sostenibilidad' y es parte de la Semana Verde . También coincidirá con el 2º Salón Solar de Dubai y la 4ª Cumbre Mundial de Economía Verde. Al menos 60 ponentes de todo el mundo se centrarán en temas clave, tales como ciudades inteligentes, economía verde, innovación y desarrollo sostenible en la Cumbre Mundial de Economía Verde de este año," External link

prnewswire Monday, October 2, 2017 8:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer ajoute : “Le plan couvre la conversion de 50 pour cent des taxis en des véhicules hybrides d’ici 2021 dans le cadre d’un plan directeur visant à réduire les émissions de carbone dans le secteur des taxis de 2 pour cent. Ainsi, le nombre de véhicules hybrides à la disposition de DTC monterait de 145 en 2015 à 2280 véhicules en 2021 ” External link

wam-fr Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer affirme : “La RTA est aussi déterminée à réformer le secteur des transports scolaires en vue d’offrir une mobilité sûre et lisse pour tous les élèves de différents âges, et de jouer un rôle de premier plan dans la prestation de services de transport haut de gamme pour les étudiants dans un environnement sûr. Notre intention est d’encourager les parents à faire appel aux autobus scolaires plutôt que les véhicules privés. Le plan de 5 ans de la DTC comprend un nouveau paquet de programmes et d’initiatives visant à améliorer les services de transport scolaire, en équipant la flotte avec de nouveaux autobus écologiques équipés de technologies sophistiquées correspondant à l’initiative du gouvernement intelligent. En conséquence, le nombre d’autobus scolaires en exploitation passerait de 117 en 2015 à plus de 650 autobus en 2021, ce qui reflète une augmentation de plus de 450 pour cent,” External link

wam-fr Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer déclare : «Les moyens de transport maritimes, comprenant abra, les bus de l’eau, taxi de l’eau et Dubaï Ferry attiraient 7,14 millions de personnes. » External link

wam-fr Monday, August 1, 2016 6:27:00 PM EAT



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Al Tayer noted : "Dewa intends to become the world's first digital utility to use autonomous systems through its digital arm. Its objectives align with the Dubai 10X initiative, which aims to make the Government of Dubai 10 years ahead of other cities through government innovation," External link

tradearabia Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is one of Dewa’s key projects to achieve this vision and increase the share of clean and renewable energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. Since its launch, the solar park’s projects have received considerable interest from global developers, which reflects the confidence of international investors in Dewa’s major projects,” External link

tradearabia Monday, June 14, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “These improvements will address the first and last mile needs,” External link

thenational Saturday, June 12, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer commented : “The project aims to encourage the use of environmentally friendly alternative transport means such as cycling tracks and encouraging public to use pedestrian walking paths as well as public transport means, such as the metro, tram, marine transport and public buses. It focuses on improving the surrounding environment as it will promote the integration of multi-modal transit means,” “Improvements include providing pedestrian pavements and addressing traffic safety requirements such as safe crossings, and traffic signals designated for pedestrians and cyclists. Accordingly, RTA has to ensure non-interrupted cycling tracks, address the mobility needs of people of determination to ease their accessibility to all mobility means in place, maximise the benefit from public and transport, and ensure the integration of public transport means with alternative transport means” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA follows the words of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who said, 'The green economy will be among the vital industries in the country, and it is necessary while drafting our plans to combine protecting the environment, achieving economic sustainability and ensuring community prosperity.' DEWA promotes sustainability across all environmental, social, and economic aspects and providing a sustainable model for saving energy and water and supporting a low carbon economy. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75 percent of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050, and realise the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030," "As part of our efforts to raise energy efficiency, we have implemented several initiatives, which have improved the efficiency by 33.41 percent, equivalent to a reduction of 64.69 million tons of carbon dioxide between 2007 and 2020. DEWA has a well-defined strategy to produce 100 percent of desalinated water by a mix of clean energy that uses both renewable energy and waste heat by 2030. This will allow Dubai to exceed global targets for using clean energy to desalinate water. DEWA also manages the disposal of wastewater from power and desalination plants and re-uses treated wastewater. In 2020, DEWA reused 98 percent of the total recoverable wastewater (process wastewater and treated sewage effluent) in the Jebel Ali Power Plant and Desalination Complex," External link

wam-en Saturday, June 5, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The internal roads network at Nad Al Sheba 2 covers the construction of roads extending 12km along with parallel parking and streetlights besides linking with the stormwater and sewage networks. An assessment will be carried out to the existing internal roads extending 27km from engineering, traffic safety and rainwater drainage perspectives,” “The project will enhance the efficiency of the traffic flow and traffic safety in the area by improving the entry/exit points, paving streets that serve all residential plots in the area in addition to providing two new entry/exit points from and to Al Manama and Nad Al Hamar Streets to improve the link with the surrounding areas” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:16:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Internal roads to be paved at Al Barsha South 3 extend 6.4km within the Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens. The area is surrounded by Al Barsha South northwards, Al Hebiah 1 and 4 southwards (Motor City and Sports City), Arjan eastwards, and Al Barsha South 4 westwards. The project works include streetlights, car parks and a bus station. The project will provide access to the recently developed land plots at Al Barsha South 3,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:16:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The internal roads network at Nad Al Sheba 2 covers the construction of roads extending 12 km along with parallel parking and streetlights besides linking with the stormwater and sewage networks. An assessment will be carried out to the existing internal roads extending 27 km from engineering, traffic safety and rainwater drainage perspectives,” “The project will enhance the efficiency of the traffic flow and traffic safety in the area by improving the entry/exit points, paving streets that serve all residential plots in the area in addition to providing two new entry/exit points from and to Al Manama and Nad Al Hamar Streets to improve the link with the surrounding areas” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Internal roads to be paved at Al Barsha South 3 extend 6.4 km within the Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens. The area is surrounded by Al Barsha South northwards, Al Hebiah 1 and 4 southwards (Motor City and Sports City), Arjan eastwards, and Al Barsha South 4 westwards. The project works include streetlights, car parks and a bus station. The project will provide access to the recently developed land plots at Al Barsha South 3,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The increase in energy demand and peak load in Dubai is a testament to the economic recovery and the comeback of various vital activities in the Emirate. It indicates that the UAE is moving steadily towards promoting economic prosperity and decent living for all citizens and residents. In line with the forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development in Dubai, we continue to increase our installed capacity of electricity and water, as well as the capacity of the transmission and distribution networks," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA’s installed capacity has reached 12,900 megawatts of electricity and 490 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) of desalinated water," "It has achieved very competitive results surpassing the private sector and similar top utilities in Europe and America in terms of efficiency and reliability. DEWA has reduced losses in electricity transmission and distribution networks to 3.3 percent, compared to 6-7 percent recorded in Europe and the USA. Water network losses decreased to 5.1 percent, compared to 15 percent in North America" External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “In line with the forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development in Dubai, we continue to increase our installed capacity of electricity and water, as well as the capacity of the transmission and distribution networks. This is to keep pace with the expansion of urban and economic development in Dubai and Dewa’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “Last year’s contributions provided benefits to thousands of individuals and families, with its funds disbursed to about 4,100 Emiratis in Dubai who are registered with the CDA,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We strive to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a leading example of energy efficiency for the region and the world and make the city one of the most sustainable globally. Since 2015, Etihad Esco and DP World have collaborated in projects that are actively reducing DP World’s carbon footprint and supporting sustainability goals. This MoU is a significant milestone for Etihad Esco, building on our long partnership. We look forward to strengthening mutual cooperation and exchanging the best international experiences of energy efficiency to continue this sustainable development journey, for a greener future for all” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "Traffic has also been diverted inbound from Al Mamzar, the junction of Abu Baker Al Siddique Street, and Deira Islands to the new bridge, and then to the surface junction at the intersection of Al Khaleej Street and Omar bin Al Khattab Street," "The project fulfils all traffic safety stipulations such as street lights, road markings, and directional signage according to the approved designs to ensure top safety levels for road users and pedestrians," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Phase IV of the project covers improvements of Al Khaleej Street along with the intersection with Abu Hail Street. It also covers improvements of the intersection of Sheikh Rashid Street with Jumeirah, Al Mina and Al Mankhoul Streets. This Phase is expected to be completed by the end of 2025," "Phase V covers the construction of bridges leading to Deira Islands southwards, which is set for completion by 2027," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "We have a clear approach for the energy sector in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. We are using the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Blockchain to enhance energy efficiency and increase the happiness of all stakeholders including customers," "The share of clean energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix has increased to around 9 percent. This exceeds the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to provide 7 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2020," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer observed : "The plant has been built to accommodate future applications and test platforms for the different uses of hydrogen, including potential mobility and industrial uses. Dewa has already explored and developed a pilot project for green mobility using hydrogen that can be executed in the near future, in addition to a number of studies, business strategies and a potential roadmap for hydrogen usage," External link

tradearabia Monday, May 31, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The committee will coordinate the efforts of all concerned bodies in Dubai to implement the deliverables of the 2040 Urban Master Plan in line with Dubai’s development plan," "It will work to enhance the government’s multi-level framework, endorsed as part of the deliverables of the Dubai Urban Master Plan 2040, to ensure the implementation of infrastructure and urban development projects that support the economy and enhance Dubai’s status as the best city to live in," External link

tradearabia Monday, May 31, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Resolution issued by the Crown Prince of Dubai to form the Committee supports the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai the best city in the world to live in. The Committee will coordinate the efforts of all concerned bodies in Dubai to implement the deliverables of the 2040 Urban Master Plan in line with Dubai’s development plan. It will also focus on addressing strategic matters such as housing and regulation of the real estate sector and improving wellbeing and creating opportunities within these and other fields" External link

wam-en Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “This number accounts for 29 per cent of the total expected number of daily visitors to Expo,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The meeting reviewed details of the action plan to implement the legislative framework and laws related to issuing and regulating district cooling services to improve operational performance and provide the best prices for customers. In the coming months, policies and laws aiming to increase district cooling in Dubai will be implemented based on best practices and technologies. This supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance sustainable development and increase the share of clean and renewable energy sources,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 24, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “We also discussed the progress in implementing the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to provide 75 per cent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050, and the Demand Side Management Strategy 2030, which aims to reduce electricity and water use by 30 per cent by 2030. This achieves the directives of the wise leadership and supports our efforts to realise Dubai’s vision for the transition to a green economy,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 24, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “This will meet the future needs of customers, developers, and the business sector. It will also provide a convenient margin by using the latest tools and the best smart and digital technologies to anticipate the future,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 24, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Jebel Ali ) : "The travel time between Jebel Ali Station and the UAE Exchange Station will be 11 minutes and 42 seconds, with a constant service frequency of 7 minutes and 30 seconds," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "RTA has designated 35 buses to serve Route 2020 stations to commute riders from and to the metro stations. Two bus routes will serve The Gardens Station, two routes will call at The Discovery Gardens Station and two routes will pass through Al Farjan Station, in addition to five bus routes moving through the Dubai Investment Park Station. The taxi service will be available at the operated stations," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The opening of the two stations on Route 2020 concurs with the start of the countdown of Dubai’s hosting of Expo 2020," "It follows the successful completion of all tests relating to the performance efficiency and safety of the rail systems and the test runs by the network operator to verify its readiness before the start of the public service" External link

thenational Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This pioneering project is part of our efforts to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, which aims to promote sustainability, innovation and shift towards a sustainable green economy" External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This pioneering project is part of our efforts to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, which aims to promote sustainability, innovation and shift towards a sustainable green economy" External link

wam-en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "We have a clear approach for the energy sector in line witht the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. We are using the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Blockchain to enhance energy efficiency and increase the happiness of all stakeholders including customers," "The share of clean energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix has increased to around 9 percent. This exceeds the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to provide 7 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2020," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer noted ( about Association ) : "Such decisions also facilitated the speedy recovery and restoration of normal life in the city. Information released by the International Association for Public Transport (UITP) indicated that Dubai was among the world’s fastest cities in regaining public transport ridership to pre-COVID-19 levels," "The positive indicators and precautionary measures that RTA had implemented reflect the restoration of riders’ confidence in the levels of safety and security of public transport. In fact, the safety of public transport riders is a top priority for Dubai and the RTA. Our teams are continuously monitoring pandemic developments and reviewing protective measures to ensure that measures are relevant and effective, besides coordinating with the concerned committees and parties in Dubai Government," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 16, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Association ) : “Information released by the International Association for Public Transport (UITP) indicated that Dubai was among the world’s fastest cities in regaining public transport ridership to pre-Covid-19 levels,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The sustainable data centre supports Dubai’s 10X initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make the Emirate a city of the future, putting it 10 years ahead of other global cities. This meets our ambition to deliver sustainable digital transformation and anticipate and shape the future. This supports the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the world’s leading nation and the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The new centre positions Moro Hub, a subsidiary of Digital Dewa Group which also includes InfraX and DigitalX, as a leading contributor to the UAE’s circular economy, while significantly aids DEWA’s progress towards sustainable development,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Since the new green Data Centre is the largest in the Middle East and Africa, it will enable global hyper-scalers to access carbon-free computing. Moro Hub’s green data centre will help customers in their sustainability initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions and become carbon neutral,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The decision to extend the deadline for the award comes in response to the ongoing challenges that the world faces due to the Covid-19 pandemic, giving room for many regional institutions and individuals in the energy sector to participate and contribute to the award through their innovative solutions," External link

tradearabia Monday, May 3, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We derive our vision from the values instilled by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, whose qualitative initiatives have contributed to improving the lives of millions around the world. The name 'Zayed' is associated with philanthropy, generosity and giving. We are also working to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who stipulated in the 50-Year Charter: 'Charity is indeed a major factor in the happiness of societies and the continuity of progress and prosperity', said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Suqia UAE, in a statement on the occasion of Zayed Humanitarian Day, which falls on 19th Ramadan. ''We extend a helping hand to people worldwide to alleviate suffering regardless of race, religion or culture. Suqia is an important addition to the UAE's humanitarian endeavours, especially through projects in cooperation with relevant local and international organisations, to help communities suffering from water scarcity and pollution. Suqia also supervises the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, launched by His Highness, with a total prize fund of US$1 million," External link

wam-en Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : “RTA also started the trial run of five traditional abras powered by Biodiesel 5, which is officially approved in the UAE. The initiative, which was run in collaboration with ENOC, yielded extremely positive results,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, April 25, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer remarked ( about Dubai Marina ) : "Marine transport will be the favourite mobility means for citizens, residents and tourists visiting Dubai relishing the scenic structures and facilities on the shores of both the Canal and the Arabian Sea," "In 2020, the marine transport network increased 24 km to reach 79 km. Moreover, 5 abras from the new generation of wooden traditional abras were deployed to bring the total number of RTA’s marine transport means to 55 vessels," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 24, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "Biodiesel 5 is efficient in recycling waste, reducing gas emissions and conserving the environment; thus, it contributes to Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy. RTA had also launched a new generation of wooden traditional abras replicating the same design of the existing abras with high security and safety standards," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 24, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The decision to extend the deadline for the award comes in response to the ongoing challenges that the world faces due to the Covid-19 pandemic, giving room for many regional institutions and individuals in the energy sector to participate and contribute to the award through their innovative solutions. We are confident that the participation this year will be exceptional in light of the changes that the global energy sector is undergoing, as well as global efforts to diversify energy sources, among other fundamental shifts in traditional systems," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Strategy ) : "In Dubai, we have a comprehensive approach to ensure the sustainability of water resources in line with the Dubai Integrated Water Resource Management Strategy, which focuses on enhancing water resources, rationalizing water consumption, and using cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions to reduce water consumption by 30% by 2030," External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 18, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "It also doubles up the capacity of the junction from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles per hour, and halves the waiting time at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads, which has been upgraded from a roundabout to a surface junction, from 120 seconds to 60 seconds," "The project includes the construction of a tunnel of three lanes in each direction extending 680 m at the intersection of Al Khawaneej Road with Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road. Works also included the construction of a surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and upgrading the existing roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads to a signalised junction," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The intersection of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads has also been upgraded to a flyover of two lanes in each direction extending 201 metres above the Emirates Road in the direction of Al Awir," External link

thenational Saturday, April 17, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The project contributes to slashing the travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes, and the waiting time at the junction of Al Khawaneej-Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Roads (Al Khawaneej Roundabout) from 330 seconds to just 45 seconds," he said. "It also doubles up the capacity of the junction from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles per hour, and halves the waiting time at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads, which has been upgraded from a roundabout to a surface junction, from 120 seconds to 60 seconds,” “The project includes the construction of a tunnel of three lanes in each direction extending 680 metres at the intersection of Al Khawaneej Road with Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road. Works also included the construction of a surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and upgrading the existing roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads to a signalised junction. The intersection of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads has also been upgraded to a flyover of two lanes in each direction extending 201 metres above the Emirates Road in the direction of Al Awir,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : “RTA will facilitate the governance of the service provided by the company and support the introduction of the appropriate legislative environment, policies and regulations required for operating this technology,” External link

albawaba-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer concluded : “The operation of self-driving taxis will also enhance the integration between transit means, which will ease the mobility of public transport riders and simplify the process of being transported to their final destinations (first and last-mile),” External link

albawaba-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "RTA will support the Al Quoz Creative Zone with a package of projects and initiatives, including a comprehensive transportation infrastructure in Al Quoz area linked to the Al Safa metro station; shared tracks for pedestrians, bicycles, and electric scooters; a creatively-designed bridge for pedestrians, bicycles and scooters on Al Manara Street; and a bus route connecting Al Safa metro station to tourist and artistic attractions in the area. In addition, RTA will establish transportation centres featuring a variety of transit modes to serve the commuting needs of residents and visitors. It will also create modernised open spaces for events, develop a creative identity for right-of-way spaces, and ensure the smooth and safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This bonus is one of several of His Highness’s gestures during Ramadan to enhance the welfare of citizens," "The payments particularly reflect his keenness to support fixed income earners and disadvantaged families" External link

thenational Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA provides its services on the website and smart app. This enables customers to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, saving their time and effort. This makes customers happy and also protects the environment. Rammas supports DEWA's efforts in providing its services round the clock through several channels and smart platforms. This is according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, and efficiency. We work to reduce the number of visitors and increase smart adoption which has reached 97.49% in 2020," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 12, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The UAE plays a key role in supporting international efforts to address climate change, which as per His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is 'the most prominent battle for mankind over the coming decades, to preserve a healthy planet for generations to come.' The UAE is one of the first countries in the region to give substantial attention to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. DEWA spares no effort to support sustainable development in the UAE and Dubai, spearheading the fields of renewable energy, sustainability, and the environment and improving their efficiency," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 12, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The UAE plays a key role in supporting international efforts to address climate change, which as per His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is 'the most prominent battle for mankind over the coming decades, to preserve a healthy planet for generations to come.' The UAE is one of the first countries in the region to give substantial attention to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. DEWA spares no effort to support sustainable development in the UAE and Dubai, spearheading the fields of renewable energy, sustainability, and the environment and improving their efficiency," External link

wam-en Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA provides its services on the website and smart app. This enables customers to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, saving their time and effort. This makes customers happy and also protects the environment. Rammas supports DEWA’s efforts in providing its services round the clock through several channels and smart platforms. This is according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, and efficiency. We work to reduce the number of visitors and increase smart adoption which has reached 97.49 percent in 2020," External link

wam-en Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "Embracing the corporate agility approach had enabled RTA to deliver mega and complex projects on time such as the Dubai Metro Project, which was opened as promised on 09/09/2009, and the Dubai Water Canal Project, which was completed despite all the complex challenges; like the need for the Canal to pass through Sheikh Zayed Road, and other main roads, in an area with established infrastructure and massive existing network of utility lines," "Projects delivered also include Route 2020 for the extension of the Dubai Metro Red Line to the site of Expo. The delivery of these projects contributed to the rapid development of Dubai's infrastructure, especially those related to the economy, tourism, as well as land and property developments," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Al Tayer ) : "Work is currently underway for the decorations of the bridges. RTA had already opened entry/exit points from Al Khail Road to JVC and JVT," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted ( about Al Tayer ) : "The contractor has completed work related to foundations, pillars and soil walls of the three bridges. Work is currently underway for the decorations of the bridges. RTA had already opened entry/exit points from Al Khail Road to JVC and JVT," External link

wam-en Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This key project supports Dewa’s strategy to engage the private sector in developing innovations that enhance water supplies and improve the efficiency and quality of water services" "We work to increase the production capacity of desalinated water to meet the growing demand, with the aim of reaching 750 MIGD of desalinated water, compared to the current 470 MIGD. The project also supports DEWA’s strategy to promote Sea Water Reverse Osmosis, as it consumes less energy compared to Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) plants," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We aim to produce 100% of desalinated water using a mix of clean energy and waste heat by 2030," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "It builds on the great success the Dubai utility achieved in the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model projects at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is the largest single-site solar park in the world. Through this model, we received the lowest global solar energy prices five consecutive times, making Dubai a global benchmark for solar energy prices," External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Organising the conference during DEWA’s Virtual Sustainability Week is part of our ongoing efforts to support the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to balance economic development with the environment. We are guided by this vision to launch initiatives that make sustainable achievements. As we have learned from our wise leadership, we strive to turn challenges into promising opportunities. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, DEWA continued to implement its sustainable projects and initiatives in line with its plan to increase the share of clean and renewable energy. This supports the UAE Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. We also employ digital transformation, smart grids, and the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution," External link

wam-en Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In recognition of its efforts in sustainability, DEWA received several local and international prestigious awards, including the European Foundation for Quality Management’s UN Sustainable Development Goals Challenge 2021. DEWA eliminated its paper use and received the 100 percent Paperless Stamp from Smart Dubai. DEWA’s adoption of the latest technologies has helped it to prevent using more than 22 million pieces of paper in 2020. This made financial savings of over AED85 million, as well as saving 2,700 trees that would have been used to produce this. DEWA also works to increase the efficiency of its power and water plants. It has recorded one of the lowest water losses in the world of 5.1 percent," External link

wam-en Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to provide an advanced and integrated infrastructure for electricity and water according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, efficiency, and safety. This meets the growing demand and keeps pace with the sustainable development needs of Dubai. Inaugurating the 400/132 kV Shams substation at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is part of DEWA's efforts to raise the capacity of the power transmission network and increase the share of clean energy in Dubai's energy mix. This achieves the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050," External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The contract also covers the operation and maintenance of the automated metro and fare systems, including the selling and recharging of Nol cards at the metro stations,” External link

thenational Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “During the preparatory period, the consortium shall be in full co-ordination with the current operator to take over the tasks and ensure high safety levels for network users,” External link

thenational Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “During the meeting, we discussed several strategies, decisions and plans that support the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance sustainable development and increase the share of renewable and clean energy. These include Resolution No. (6) of 2021 regulating district cooling services in Dubai, issued by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai. This will enhance the efficiency of district cooling units and the activities related to generating, distributing, and selling cooling capacity,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “This decision supports the directives of the wise leadership in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide 75 per cent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050 as well as our efforts to reduce carbon emissions through the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy and the Demand Side Management Strategy 2030, which aims to reduce electricity and water demand by 30 per cent by 2030. This is part of our efforts to make Dubai a pioneering model for electricity and water demand management,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contract also covers the operation and maintenance of the automated metro and fare systems including the selling and recharging of nol cards at the metro stations," External link

thenational Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “One of the proposed initiatives is to rehouse nationals in old neighbourhoods where their parents and grandparents resided,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “an increased use of sustainable public transportation and reduced reliance on private modes of transport, especially for short trips,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "Accelerating the shift towards a green economy requires concerted efforts. WGES is a major platform that supports international cooperation in addressing global challenges and promoting sustainable development," "The establishment of the Regional Cooperation Centre (RCC) for the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the hosting of Regional Ministerial Conferences by WGEO on a green economy to enhance cooperation between the countries of the world, are testament of successful global efforts towards a sustainable future," External link

tradearabia Monday, March 15, 2021 10:48:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Supporting the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, which guides us to unprecedented success and achievements, DEWA continues to contribute effectively to the sustainable development of the UAE. The 900MW 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model is a quality addition to our successful clean and renewable energy projects using the best global technologies. The 5th phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. DEWA received the lowest global bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour for this project, which will use the latest solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies, with Single Axis Tracking to increase energy production. We promise to continue implementing clean and renewable energy projects, guided by the vision and directives of our wise leadership to enhance the UAE's pioneering position in all sectors," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, March 15, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We are proud to receive this award, which is added to the outstanding global award-winning projects of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is one of the pillars of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. The solar park is the largest single-site solar park in the world with a planned production capacity of 5,000 megawatts by 2030," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, March 15, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The 900MW 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model is a quality addition to our successful clean and renewable energy projects using the best global technologies. The 5th phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by Dewa and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 14, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We are proud to receive this award, which is added to the outstanding global award-winning projects of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is one of the pillars of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. The solar park is the largest single-site solar park in the world with a planned production capacity of 5,000 megawatts by 2030,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 14, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The implementation of the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, which once again demonstrates the emirate’s pioneering nature, will strengthen Dubai’s resilience to global challenges. Focused on five urban centres, the Plan will reduce the cost of infrastructure, stimulate new property development, and raise Dubai’s reputation as a business and financial hub," External link

wam-en Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer Said : "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world, we at DEWA aim to enhance cooperation with government and private organisations in adopting the latest smart solutions and the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This enables us to develop and launch innovative initiatives that contribute to promoting the overall sustainable development of Dubai," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 12, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Through the strategic partnership between Digital DEWA and du, we aim to enhance the UAE's digital infrastructure and provide the latest digital services. This achieves the strategic objectives of Digital DEWA as a pioneering platform that contributes to promoting innovation and creativity by utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and futuristic digital services and technologies to deliver advanced integrated solutions that contribute to making the UAE the world's leading nation by its centennial in 2071," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 12, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world, we at DEWA aim to enhance cooperation with government and private organisations in adopting the latest smart solutions and the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This enables us to develop and launch innovative initiatives that contribute to promoting the overall sustainable development of Dubai," "Through the strategic partnership between Digital DEWA and du, we aim to enhance the UAE’s digital infrastructure and provide the latest digital services. This achieves the strategic objectives of Digital DEWA as a pioneering platform that contributes to promoting innovation and creativity by utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and futuristic digital services and technologies to deliver advanced integrated solutions that contribute to making the UAE the world’s leading nation by its centennial in 2071," External link

wam-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Mohammed Taha ) : “The Award has not only honoured creative Emirati and Arab women, and supported efforts to empower Emirati and Arab women in sports, but we dedicated the 9th Edition of the Award to honouring institutions with successful initiatives in the field of empowering women at the local, Arab and international levels, and ‘Empowerment of Women in Sports’ was the slogan of that edition as well as the 13th Dubai International Sports Creativity Symposium. We will continue playing a leading role in empowering women in the sports sector and enabling sports through the creative abilities of women, wherever they are” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 8, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "We are proud of DEWA winning the EFQM UN SDG Challenge 2021. This achievement underlines our relentless efforts to support the UAE to achieve the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. We are firmly committed to achieving our vision to be a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. As a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), DEWA supports the UN’s role in achieving sustainable development goals. Our work plans, initiatives, programmes and projects are aligned with the SDGs. During this period, there is an urgent need to mobilise global efforts to contain the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, enhance efforts to overcome poverty and inequality, address climate change, and develop strategic and vital sectors," "DEWA plays a leading role in protecting the environment by increasing its use of clean and renewable energy. This is part of its social responsibility and commitment to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050," External link

wam-en Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA believes that innovation is the key pillar in building a competitive national economy based on knowledge, innovation and future technologies. It is committed to building the capabilities of future generations and engaging them in achieving sustainable development goals. This is in addition to improving their capabilities to contribute effectively to supporting and implementing Dubai’s strategies in this area," External link

wam-en Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Moro Hub, a subsidiary of Digital Dewa, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), works to achieve the vision and the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aiming at strengthening the leading position of the UAE and Dubai in the digital and smart solutions sector in the world. As a leading data hub, our key goal is to build strategic partnerships with multinational technology providers like VMware,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The newly expanded regional VMware HQ in Dubai comes as a result of this partnership, and reflects our keenness to streamline access to data, championing digital transformation, diversified economic growth, and embracing innovation agendas in alignment with Dubai 10X initiative and UAE Centennial 2071 that aims to make the UAE a global hub of advanced digital solutions. Today, partnerships among organisations sharing common goals are more important than ever, as they play a crucial role in supporting digital transformation at the organisational and national levels,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Emiratis with the best skills and qualifications are managing this complex ... All of the division’s top management are Emiratis," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 1, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “This sort of conduct underscores our confidence in the loyalty, integrity and good manners of our staff in public transport means that lift thousands of passengers each day. Such a practice will boost the public confidence in using public transport and taxis in Dubai,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The ‘Future Next’ conference is part of DEWA’s efforts to support the vision and directives of the wise leadership to provide an environment that encourages creativity in all sectors. This has helped the UAE make numerous global achievements, the latest of which is the successful arrival of the ‘Hope Probe’ to the Martian orbit, which has consolidated the UAE’s pioneering position in space and promoted its role as a regional hub for developing space sciences and technology. Last month, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, launched DEWA’s space programme, Space-D, which aims to use space technologies to enhance the electricity and water networks. The project features the launch of a primary satellite equipped with the latest imaging and satellite communication technologies, which will take place in conjunction with Expo 2020 Dubai," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "At DEWA, we place innovation at the top of our priorities to achieve government plans and strategies. These include the National Innovation Strategy to make the UAE one of the most innovative countries globally and embark on a new phase that promotes innovation among individuals and businesses. DEWA has established the Innovation Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park to support innovation and creativity in all areas of clean and renewable energy, raise awareness about sustainability, and enhance national capacity. The Centre’s research papers support the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 that aims to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050," "We pledge to our wise leadership to continue developing unique experiences that enhance the happiness of all stakeholders and contribute to making Dubai the happiest and smartest city in the world. We will also work to make this year, which marks the Golden Jubilee of the UAE, the starting point for the UAE towards more progress, growth and prosperity. We will work to innovate proactive solutions for the challenges over the next 50 years to achieve the vision of the wise leadership to make the UAE the world’s leading nation by its Centennial in 2071," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The Street is also connected to Kuwait Street, which extends from Zabeel Street to Al Mina Street and passes through Karama, Mankhool and Al Raffa districts. The Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Street features a host of iconic tourist, urban and heritage destinations such as Al Seef, Al Hudhaiba, Al Hamriya, Al Jafiliya, Al Mankhool, Al Raffa and the Grand Souq. The Street is also linked to the historical Al Fahidi district and the Ruler’s Court overlooking the Dubai Creek," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “We engaged heavily with governments and authorities while supporting the community with innovative offerings and free initiatives that assisted students, organizations, and societies as a whole,” “During the year, revenue and net profit growth were witnessed in our international markets while the domestic market experienced a decline in both due to the pandemic and market maturity” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Revenue and net profit growth were witnessed in our international markets while the domestic market experienced a decline in both due to the pandemic and market maturity. The telecom industry has proven to be the backbone of the new-norm and a tool of empowerment,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:54:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "As we begin our journey into a new digitally empowered future, 2020 was a true testimony to Etisalat Group’s resilience and agility" "Despite the unprecedented global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Etisalat demonstrated robust financial performance, driven by our bold vision to constantly innovate while ensuring that communities we serve remain connected, informed and productive," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA strives to empower customers to make smart conservation decisions. It provides smart and innovative services with added value that uses the latest disruptive technologies, smart grids and smart meters to reduce cost and our carbon footprint. DEWA provides awareness and incentive programmes that help customers benefit from the accurate and instant information provided through our smart channels, so they can resolve any issues that might be causing higher than usual consumption," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The RTA implemented top international practices in tackling Covid-19 to nurture a safe and healthy environment for riders and staff of mass transit means. Measures taken were based on three pillars: the first is to ensure the safety of all employees by fostering a sound and safe working environment. The second is to ensure RTA’s facilities and public transit means are free from Covid-19 hazards...The third is to continue supporting Dubai Government efforts in fighting the pandemic. For instance, RTA was keen to sanitise each train at the end of each journey, and carry out intensive sanitisation of the entire fleet and stations at the end of operations each day,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA has completed the training of beneficiaries of the platform, published technical manuals consistent with top international practices, and linked the platform with the maintenance system" External link

tradearabia Sunday, February 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The platform ensures the accuracy, speed and accessibility to information, documentation of engineering changes in assets, and provides multiple options for data management. RTA has completed the training of beneficiaries of the platform, published technical manuals consistent with top international practices, and linked the platform with the maintenance system. During the first quarter of this year, all processes relating to the management of engineering changes, operations and maintenance will be automated. Later on, documents related to the Dubai Tram and Route 2020 will be uploaded," "As part of its efforts to enhance environmental safety, reduce power consumption and curb carbon emissions, RTA carried out the green buildings initiative in Dubai Tram to reduce power consumption at the Marina Towers Station and the Tram Depot. The initiative uses an evaporation system to reduce temperatures by installing cooling pads to reduce the temperature of air entering the station. It contributed to reducing the outside air temperature by 8 to 10 degrees Celsius, and resulted in energy savings of 10 to 15 percent," External link

wam-en Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA also implemented an air-conditioning and air quality control system that analyses weather conditions and air quality inside the stations by using algorithms that determine the operational times and mechanism of the air-conditioning system. The initiative contributed to reducing power consumption by 11 percent. RTA also put in place an initiative to recycle the condensed water generated by the cooling process in a special tank, and reuse this water in cooling, cleaning, maintenance and irrigation. The initiative has been implemented successfully at the Marina Towers Station," External link

wam-en Saturday, February 13, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The Houbara Tunnel constitutes part of the 135 km-long Al Qudra cycling track, one of the most important cycling tracks in Dubai. Serving Seih Assalam, Al Qudra, Global Village, and Al Barari communities, the new path provides opportunities to cycle in Dubai’s natural environment. The track is designed to enable people to cycle at various speeds," External link

wam-en Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Since its launch, the award has been instrumental in discovering creative and cost-effective approaches to water supply issues. We aim to continue this goal with the staging of the upcoming third cycle," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Since its launch, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award has been instrumental in discovering creative and cost-effective approaches to water supply issues. We aim to continue this goal with the staging of the upcoming third cycle," External link

wam-en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Hope Probe has consolidated the UAE’s pioneering global position in space sciences and technologies and has promoted the UAE’s role as a regional hub for developing space sciences and technologies in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to revive the Arab civilisation and prepare the next generation of Arab astronomers and space scientists,” External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It has a steel and concrete structure that required the transportation of 370 tonnes of structural steel to the site in four different pieces" "A reinforced concrete layer was then placed on the upper deck of the bridge. The bridge spans 475 metres in length, which includes a steel structure part that extends 110 metres. The bridge is built on three concrete pillars and connects with ascending and descending slopes on both sides extending about 180 metres. The bridge extends five metres in width: three metres for cyclists and two meters for pedestrians. It is fitted with slip-resisting flooring and subdued decorative lighting. It has metal railings on both sides for the safety of pedestrians and cyclists," External link

tradearabia Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The completion rate reached 82 per cent at the underpass intersection of Al Khawaneej Road and Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road" External link

tradearabia Saturday, February 6, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contractor completed the construction works at the closed section of the tunnel and is currently working on the supporting walls of the open section of the tunnel. Works are expected to be completed and the tunnel to be opened for traffic this March," External link

tradearabia Saturday, February 6, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Launching the Hab Reeh platform is part of Dewa’s efforts to ensure that solar photovoltaic systems in buildings are designed and installed according to the highest quality and the best international standards, especially in light of the success Shams Dubai initiative has made," External link

tradearabia Friday, February 5, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The completion rate reached 82 per cent at the underpass intersection of Al Khawaneej Road and Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road" External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contractor completed the construction works at the closed section of the tunnel and is currently working on the supporting walls of the open section of the tunnel. Works are expected to be completed and the tunnel to be opened for traffic this March," External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “It will double up the capacity of the junction from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles per hour. Replacing the roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads by a surface junction will halve the waiting time from 120 seconds to 60,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The contractor has completed the construction works at the closed section of the tunnel and is currently working on the supporting walls of the open section of the tunnel. Works are expected to be completed and the tunnel to be opened for traffic this March,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Works also include the construction of a surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and upgrading the existing roundabout at the intersection with Al Amardi Road by a signalised junction. The intersection of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads will be upgraded to a flyover of two lanes in each direction, extending 201 metres above the Emirates Road in the direction of Al Awir,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer observed : "We have made significant achievements in developing the water network to enhance its efficiency and reliability as well as increase the water flow. This meets the overall development needs, keeps pace with growing demand, and our increases water reserve. These efforts have reduced the losses in water transmission and distribution networks from 42% in 1988 to 5.36% currently," "This is one of the lowest scores in the world and compares favourably to North America, where water losses are around 15%," External link

tradearabia Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The new stations boast of an innovative engineering design that blends the practical interior with a superb exterior. It employs the construction elements to serve and form part of the architectural design," External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The new stations boast of an innovative engineering design that blends the practical interior with a superb exterior. It employs construction elements to serve and form part of the architectural design,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer observed : "We have made significant achievements in developing the water network to enhance its efficiency and reliability as well as increase the water flow. This meets the overall development needs, keeps pace with growing demand, and our increases water reserve. These efforts have reduced the losses in water transmission and distribution networks from 42% in 1988 to 5.36% currently," "This is one of the lowest scores in the world and compares favourably to North America, where water losses are around 15%," External link

tradearabia Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “The new achievement contributes to supporting our efforts in reducing carbon emissions through the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy. Dubai reduced 22 percent in carbon emissions in 2019 compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16 percent by 2021” External link

arabnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : “The new achievement contributes to supporting our efforts in reducing carbon emissions through the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy. Dubai reduced 22 percent in carbon emissions in 2019 compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16 percent by 2021” External link

arabnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We are guided by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development across Dubai. Hatta will become a clean energy exporter , as the hydroelectric power station project contributes to achieving the goals of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai's total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. It also promotes Dubai's position as a global hub for clean energy and green economy," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, January 11, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The pumped-storage hydroelectric power station, which is the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region, reflects the directives of the wise leadership to protect natural resources and increase the share of clean and renewable energy. The pumped-storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta is a testament to the importance DEWA gives to innovation and developing new ideas to electricity generation and storage," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, January 11, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Ministry of Finance is keen to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries in all areas of common interest, especially in the economic, financial and investment sectors” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The completion of Phase III of the project culminates in the huge successes of the initial two phases of the project, which saved about 5 minutes in the journey of each bus, and improved bus journey times by 24 percent. It also improved the satisfaction of bus and taxi riders. Currently, 40 bus routes use dedicated lanes, including 19 routes that use Khalid bin Al Waleed Street," External link

wam-en Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “It is a common practice in several metropolitan cities in North America and Europe. It aims to increase the percentage of compliance with the on-time departures, encourage the public to use mass transport, improve the taxi arrival time, and reduce the direct and indirect operational costs as well as the pollutant emissions,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "These include using the latest disruptive technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools. This achieves the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to be a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities through government innovation and the reworking of traditional work mechanisms," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Congress is widely regarded as the top global gathering of ITS and digital solutions of traffic, roads and transportation," External link

tradearabia Monday, January 4, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Strategy ) : "RTA is keen to keep abreast of the government’s future directions of transforming Dubai into a smart, innovative and sustainable city that uses cutting-edge telecommunication and digital technologies," "In this regard, RTA is proceeding ahead with the Dubai Smart Self-Driving Transport Strategy aimed at converting 25% of total mobility journeys in Dubai to smart self-driving journeys by 2030. As such, advancing the smart mobility is based on three elements: customer’s centricity, integrated and connected transport and driving innovation and public-private partnerships," External link

tradearabia Monday, January 4, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The prestige of organising the World ITS Congress in Dubai is a further endorsement that we are moving on the right direction towards delivering on the ambitious vision of the Government to build the renaissance, wellbeing and the global image of Dubai," "RTA is keen to make every endeavour to be a key and interactive contributor to the drive Towards the Next 50," External link

tradearabia Monday, January 4, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The first journey on Route 2020 will start from Jebel Ali Station to Al Furjan Station and back, taking about six minutes to cover the distance. The service frequency (headway) will be 10 minutes at a rate of six trains per hour. The route can serve 4,176 riders per hour per direction," External link

tradearabia Saturday, December 19, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The initial operation phase would cover four stations, namely: Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan Stations, and the other remaining three stations would be opened later on," External link

wam-en Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The first journey on Route 2020 will start from Jabal Ali Station to Al Furjan Station and in the opposite direction. Journeys will start at 05:00 am and end at 12:00 (midnight) from Saturday to Wednesday. On Thursday, the first journey will start at 05:00 am, and the last journey will start at 01:00 am, (of the following day). On Friday, the first journey will start at 10:00 am and the last one will be at 01:00 am (of the following day). The journey between Jabal Ali and Al Furjan stations takes about six minutes. The service frequency (headway) will be 10 minutes at a rate of six trains per hour. The route can serve 4,176 riders per hour per direction," "19 buses on four routes will serve Route 2020 stations to ease the mobility of riders from and to each station. Two of these routes will call at The Gardens Station, and the other two at Al Furjan Station. The taxi service will be available at the operating stations," External link

wam-en Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The initial operation phase would cover four stations, namely: Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan Stations, and the other remaining three stations would be opened later on,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The opening of Route 2020 for the public follows the successful completion of four operational tests and trials that included the static test of metro carriages and systems, test of the rolling stock without passengers, the operational trial to check the system reliability and stability, and the operational trials carried out by the operator of the metro service to verify the readiness before the start of the commercial service,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : “The first journey on Route 2020 will start from Jabal Ali Station to Al Furjan Station and in the opposite direction. Journeys will start at 5:00 am and end at 12:00 (midnight) from Saturday to Wednesday. On Thursday, the first journey will start at 05:00 am, and the last journey will start at 01:00 am, (of the following day). On Friday, the first journey will start at 10:00 am and the last one will be at 01:00 am (of the following day). The journey between Jabal Ali and Al Furjan stations takes about six minutes. The service frequency (headway) will be 10 minutes at a rate of six trains per hour. The route can serve 4,176 riders per hour per direction,” “Nineteen buses on four routes will serve Route 2020 stations to ease the mobility of riders from and to each station. Two of these routes will call at The Gardens Station, and the other two at Al Furjan Station. The taxi service will be available at the operating stations,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Launching the iVolunteer programme makes DEWA the first government organisation in Dubai to switch to a digital internal volunteering programme, from using paper. This underlines its leadership and excellence in several areas. The programme also supports digital transformation at DEWA, and its efforts to increase the cut of its paper usage reached 96.8 percent in Q3 of 2020," External link

wam-en Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Launching the iVolunteer programme makes Dewa the first government organisation in Dubai to switch to a digital internal volunteering programme, instead of using paper. This underlines its leadership and excellence in several areas. The programme also supports digital transformation at Dewa, and its efforts to increase the cut of its paper usage reached 96.8 per cent in Q3 of 2020,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, December 5, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, we are ready for the post-Covid-19 era, forging ahead with developing the government work system in the UAE as the pandemic has affected all countries. The main direction for the energy sector in Dubai is in line with the directives of the wise leadership to increase clean energy projects and utilising the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and digitisation. This will ensure a world-leading infrastructure according to the highest levels of reliability, efficiency and availability; as well as accelerate investments in disruptive technologies, advanced research and development, smart grids, energy storage, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), energy efficiency, cybersecurity, robotics, national capacity building," External link

wam-en Friday, November 27, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We have been briefed on updates in the work of the Dubai Regulatory Committee for Petroleum Products, which is preparing new guidelines for issuing licenses for trading petroleum products in Dubai, in conformity with the highest international standards," External link

wam-en Friday, November 27, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Kite Beach is one of the key recreational spots on Jumeirah Street. It features a high-quality infrastructure for sports and entertainment activities. The area hosts an extensive range of restaurants and cafes making it one of the most popular beaches in the city. It is served by a wide network of roads with multiple entry and exit points at Jumeirah Street. The facility has jogging and walking tracks, cycling lanes, and services for shared bikes," "The renaming of this street raises its profile among the public. It will also help promote its superb tourist and recreational spots, apart from supporting the Government’s drive to make Dubai a bike-friendly city by encouraging outdoor cycling. The initiative will contribute to realising Dubai Vision 2021 to make the city the preferred destination lifestyle and business destination," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We meet today in challenging times, as all countries face unprecedented global struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, which have far-reaching consequences for the global economy. Measures to contain its spread have led to a sharp decline in economic activity worldwide. It has dramatically affected global public health. Covid-19 has resulted in the deepest global recession since the great depression, resulting in a profound global socio-economic repercussion" External link

tradearabia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Our collaboration with Huawei reflects Moro Hub's commitment to leveraging our expertise, capabilities, and alliances to advance the digital society at regional and global levels. With the launch of Moro Hub Open Cloud with Huawei in the new Green Data Centre, we have taken another concrete step to show our relentless initiatives to provide value to our customers and help them contribute positively to the environment,” External link

tradearabia Monday, November 23, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “At Moro Hub, we are committed to the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make the UAE the world's leading nation, and the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to Position Dubai 10 years ahead of all other cities. Moro Hub's vision is to be the digital transformation hub of choice. Therefore, its latest Cloud Platform with Huawei provides a full suite of modern, highly scalable and flexible infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) system capable of addressing the needs of prospective clients. CIOs are now seeking to extend their application capabilities by leveraging cloud-native and developer-friendly features with such unique platforms” “Moro Hub aims to help its clients in their sustainability initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions and be carbon neutral while addressing various market demands through our latest offerings. The New Cloud Platform provides scalability, reliability, visibility, security with predictable costs, and reduced lead time to deploy. We believe this platform will be a great enabler for developers now more than ever, as organisations are looking at modernising their legacy applications while achieving sustainability goals,” External link

tradearabia Monday, November 23, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Completion rates reached 73 percent in the underpass of Al Khawaneej Road, and 45 percent in the bridge leading to Al Awir. Recently, the RTA completed the surface junction of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Streets as well as the improvements of junctions of Algeria Street at Al Warqaa nearby Uptown Mirdif and Shorooq and Ghoroob Mirdif," "The improvement of Al Khawaneej Corridor is one of the key strategic projects for improving the links between Dubai and Sharjah through the improvement of vertical roads linking with the Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road up to the Airport Street," External link

tradearabia Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The improvement of Al Khawaneej Corridor is one of the key strategic projects for upgrading the links between Dubai and Sharjah. The project will work on the vertical roads linking with the Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road up to the Airport Street," he added. "The waiting time at the junction of Al Khawneej-Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Roads (Al Khawaneej roundabout) from 330 seconds to 45 seconds. The project will double the capacity of the junction from 8,000 vehicles per hour to 16,000 vehicles per hour. Replacing the roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads by a surface junction will halve the waiting time from 120 seconds to 60 seconds,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The project components include the construction of a footbridge near the Arabian Centre at Al Khawaneej Road, service roads extending 23km along Al Khawaneej and Al Amardi Roads, and upgrading three junctions at Algiers Street to signalised junctions. Other works include street lights, rainwater drainage system, directional signs, road markings, and protection works for road safety,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA works to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to accelerate the shift towards a green economy and make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050. As a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, DEWA works to harness innovation and creativity to encourage the use of sustainable transport and increase the number of government electronic and hybrid vehicles. This reduces carbon emissions in ground transport, which is the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in Dubai. The new patent registered by DEWA will provide a seamless and innovative experience that is consumer- and environment-friendly. It will also raise DEWA’s position as a pioneering world-class utility. This is the second patent registered by the Centre, which His Highness launched last March. There are currently four more patents underway," External link

wam-en Friday, November 20, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The real estate sector is vital for the growth of the national economy and it actively contributes to the prosperity of Dubai; it is fundamental to the urban expansion and development of the city,” “The Government of Dubai strives to provide the necessary support for this sector in a way that effectively contributes to its enhanced performance and continuing success” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, November 16, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “For instance, the travel time from Dubai International Airport to Bur Dubai would have increased from 20 to 40 minutes ... Equally, the travel time from Jumeirah 3 to The Dubai Mall would have increased from 21 to 55 minutes. Moreover, the travel time of long journeys, like Khawaneej or Mamzar to Mall of the Emirates, would have increased more than six-fold, should those projects not have been implemented,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The probability of being involved in a fatal traffic accident in Dubai has decreased by 10 times,” “The RTA’s efforts in the field of traffic safety in Dubai from 2007 up to now contributed to limiting the escalating financial losses due to road accidents. The amount of savings from 2007 to 2020 is estimated to be Dh46 billion” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer disse : "Seguindo as diretrizes de Sua Alteza Xeque Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-presidente e primeiro ministro dos Emirados Árabes Unidos e governante de Dubai, para transformar desafios em oportunidades, organizamos a exposição este ano em uma plataforma virtual 3D. Ela foi um grande sucesso, especialmente porque a plataforma inovadora proporcionou uma experiência excepcional para expositores e visitantes de todo o mundo. A exposição reflete o compromisso de Dubai em apoiar os esforços globais para aumentar a participação de energia renovável e alcançar os aspectos ambientais, sociais e econômicos da sustentabilidade, bem como apoiar a Estratégia de Energia Limpa de Dubai 2050, para tornar Dubai um centro global de energia limpa e verde economia" External link

em Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer déclaré : "Conformément aux directives de Son Altesse Cheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-président et Premier ministre des Émirats arabes unis et souverain de Dubaï, visant à transformer les défis en opportunités, nous avons organisé l'exposition de cette année sur une plateforme virtuelle 3D. Cette exposition a en effet témoigné un grand succès, d'autant plus que la plateforme innovante a offert une expérience exceptionnelle aux exposants et visiteurs du monde entier. L'exposition reflète l'engagement de Dubaï à soutenir les efforts mondiaux visant à accroître la part des énergies renouvelables et à atteindre les aspects environnementaux, sociaux et économiques du développement durable, ainsi qu'à soutenir la stratégie de Dubaï pour l'énergie propre 2050, pour faire de Dubaï un centre mondial pour l'énergie propre et l'économie verte" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer disse : "Seguindo as diretrizes de Sua Alteza Xeque Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-presidente e primeiro ministro dos Emirados Árabes Unidos e governante de Dubai, para transformar desafios em oportunidades, organizamos a exposição este ano em uma plataforma virtual 3D. Ela foi um grande sucesso, especialmente porque a plataforma inovadora proporcionou uma experiência excepcional para expositores e visitantes de todo o mundo. A exposição reflete o compromisso de Dubai em apoiar os esforços globais para aumentar a participação de energia renovável e alcançar os aspectos ambientais, sociais e econômicos da sustentabilidade, bem como apoiar a Estratégia de Energia Limpa de Dubai 2050, para tornar Dubai um centro global de energia limpa e verde economia" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer sagte : "Gemäß Anordnung Seiner Hoheit Scheich Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, dem Vizepräsidenten und Premierminister der Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate und Herrscher von Dubai, Herausforderungen in Chancen umzuwandeln, haben wir die Messe in diesem Jahr auf einer virtuellen 3D-Plattform organisiert. Sie war sehr erfolgreich, insbesondere, da die innovative Plattform ein außergewöhnliches Erlebnis für Aussteller und Besucher aus aller Welt darstellte. Die Messe spiegelt den Einsatz Dubais dafür wider, die globalen Bemühungen um eine Erhöhung des Anteils erneuerbarer Energien zu unterstützen, die ökologischen, sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Aspekte der Nachhaltigkeit umzusetzen sowie die Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 zu unterstützen, um Dubai zu einem globalen Zentrum für saubere Energie und grüne Wirtschaft zu machen" External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform challenges into opportunities, we organised the exhibition this year on a 3D virtual platform. It has achieved great success, especially as the innovative platform provided an exceptional experience for exhibitors and visitors from around the world. The exhibition reflects Dubai's commitment to supporting global efforts to increase the share of renewable energy and achieve the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability, as well as supporting the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy," External link

afp-en Monday, November 9, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “RTA has introduced extensive improvements to the interior design of the new trains to make them more spacious and comfortable for riders. The last carriage is designated for women and children, and part of the first carriage remained as Gold Cabin. The rest are Silver Cabins,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “The exterior shape of the new Dubai Metro trains was left unchanged to maintain the design identity of the Dubai Metro and its familiar colours to the public,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : “Other improvements include new designs for grab handles and lighting, and the use of new digital advertisement displays. An illuminated dynamic line map will be used to indicate the metro route and stations, and the lighting will be using LED power-saving technology,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA has introduced extensive improvements to the interior design of the new trains to make them more spacious and comfortable for riders. The last carriage is designated for women and children, and part of the first carriage remained as Gold Cabin. The rest are Silver Cabins," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "Seats in the new trains are transversal in the Gold Cabin and longitudinal in both the Silver and the Women & Children Cabins. This redistribution of seats enables the increase of each metro train capacity by 8% from 643 riders to 696 riders. Improvements include new designs for grab handles and lighting, and the use of new digital advertisement displays. Illuminated dynamic line map will be used to indicate the metro route & stations, and the lighting will be using LED power-saving technology. In addition, the design of the luggage compartment has been revamped to make the space usable by standing commuters. The new carriages are configured to suit the use of people of determination and the smooth entry and exit of riders. Seats were redistributed at the two sides of the train and the gangway connecting between carriages has been widened. The exterior shape of the new Dubai Metro trains was left unchanged to maintain the design identity of the Dubai Metro and its familiar colours to the public," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “Dewa works in line with its strategy to consolidate Dubai’s leading position as a role model in the effectiveness and efficiency of the electricity and water infrastructure to meet current and future development requirements in Dubai. We are currently building a reinforced concrete 60-million-gallon reservoir in Lusaily alongside the existing one, which stores 120 million gallons of desalinated water,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, November 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “We are building another 120 MIG reservoir in Nakhali to increase the water flow and raise the volume of the Emirate’s water reserve. This meets the growing demand, supports the sustainable development of Dubai, and increases the efficiency and reliability of water networks,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, November 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "It also protected the bridge columns from the maritime traffic in the creek by using insulation materials and an anti-corrosion system called Cathodic Protection that works efficiently for 20 years," "As for the metal arch, RTA used a system for insulation and protection against rust and adhesion to aquatic life that could come in contact with the water surface. This system allows the cleaning and maintenance of the metal parts of the arch touching the water surface, which extends the shelf life of the arch," External link

tradearabia Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "RTA has incorporated unique constructional elements and systems in the construction of the Shindagha Bridge in order to make it well protected and more sustainable. These include building foundations at a depth of 40 metres below the waterbed of the Creek. High-density polyethene insulation was used (HDPE Liner) for the base and for part of the columns immersed in the Creek. It also protected the bridge columns from the maritime traffic in the Creek by using insulation materials and an anti-corrosion system called Cathodic Protection that works efficiently for 20 years," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer concluded : "As for the metal arch, RTA used a system for insulation and protection against rust and adhesion to aquatic life that could come in contact with the water surface. This system allows the cleaning and maintenance of the metal parts of the arch touching the water surface, which extends the shelf life of the arch. The upper part of the metal arch is fitted with an anti-corrosion coating and protection system as well," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This reinforces the Scale 360 Initiative that the UAE has signed as the first country in the world, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum to benefit from technology innovation and advanced solutions in accelerating the circular economy, while using fewer natural resources and reducing pollution to mitigate climate change" "Dubai continues to maintain its leading position with sustainable and futuristic solutions. This is in alignment with the government plans and strategies including the UAE Centennial 2071 that aims to make the UAE the world’s leading nation," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We consider the sponsors and supporters of Wetex and Dubai Solar Show as our partners who have consolidated the position of this economic and environmental event on the global map of specialised exhibitions. They play a role in accelerating the shift towards a green economy in the UAE and the region," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We consider the sponsors and supporters of Wetex and Dubai Solar Show as our partners who have consolidated the position of this economic and environmental event on the global map of specialised exhibitions. They play a role in accelerating the shift towards a green economy in the UAE and the region," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world, is one of the most prominent projects implemented by DEWA to achieve this vision. The percentage of clean energy in Dubai’s energy mix is about nine percent, exceeding the percentage set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to provide seven percent of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2020 and 75 percent by 2050," External link

wam-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We have achieved serious progress between our governments since the signing of the historical peace agreement," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We have achieved serious progress between our governments since the signing of the historical peace agreement,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "I express my gratitude and appreciation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for hosting and welcoming the UAE delegation here in Tel Aviv. The historic peace treaty signed was the first step taken towards achieving security and stability in the region, and a means to provide more opportunities for future generations," "We are committed to supporting a legal framework for the movement of people and goods between the UAE and the state of Israel," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The agreements will strengthen bilateral relations between UAE and Israel,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The UAE will continue to be a regional leader in terms of economic reform, openness in international trade, political stability and peacemaking," External link

voanews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The agreements will strengthen bilateral relations between UAE and Israel,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We have achieved serious progress between our governments since the signing of the historical peace agreement," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "New projects worth over Dh80 billion are either ongoing or envisaged for completion in the next 5 years. Dewa is not necessarily counting on new borrowings for that, rather we will use internal resources and leverage public private partnerships," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We organise WETEX and Dubai Solar Show annually under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of DEWA. This aligns with ongoing efforts to enhance the sustainable development of the UAE, which resulted in pioneering policies and strategies. These include the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021, which have raised Dubai’s position as a global hub for a green economy," "Following in the footsteps of our wise leadership in turning challenges into opportunities, and in light of the precautionary measures implemented across the world to limit the outbreak of COVID-19, DEWA is organising the exhibition this year on a virtual 3D platform, using the latest technologies. This innovative carbon-neutral exhibition is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. It will provide an exceptional experience for exhibitors and visitors from around the world to learn about the latest technologies and developments in water, energy, sustainability, and innovation. The event also features seminars and sessions by experts and specialists in a green economy, smart cities, innovation, and sustainable development," External link

wam-en Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The contractor has completed 86% of asphalt works extending 67 km, including improvements of electricity, water and telecommunication networks" External link

tradearabia Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We are working on 11 programmes to manage the demand on water and energy, including the green building code, building retrofits, outdoor lighting and efficient cooling," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "The district cooling systems and technologies which have been deployed across the UAE that reduce by half, the energy used for cooling. This supports Dubai's efforts to reduce its carbon footprint," "We have achieved significant success in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy by reducing more than 14 million tonnes of emissions in 2019. This is equal to a 22 per cent reduction compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16 per cent by 2021," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : "This is equal to a 22% reduction compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021," External link

tradearabia Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The DSCE achieves the strategic objectives of the Demand Side Management Strategy to reduce 30% of the electricity and water demand by 2030. This is in accordance with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the shift towards a sustainable green economy. We are working on 11 programmes to manage the demand on water and energy, including Green Building Code; Building Retrofits; Outdoor Lighting and Efficient Cooling," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : "The district cooling systems and technologies which have been deployed across the UAE that reduce by half, the energy used for cooling. This supports Dubai’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. We have achieved significant success in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy by reducing more than 14 million tonnes of emissions in 2019. This is equal to a 22% reduction compared to business as usual. Results achieved exceeded the targets set in the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Industrial Revolution ) : "We work in line with the directives of the wise leadership to anticipate the future of strategic sectors based on sound scientific foundations and a clear vision that anticipates future challenges and turns them into promising opportunities. DEWA has strategic partnerships with prominent organisations around the world including the Institute of the Future, and the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to benefit from the latest tools to anticipate the future, and Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies. This includes disruptive technologies to develop the energy and water sectors," External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer observed ( about Industrial Revolution ) : "This is in addition to providing electricity and water services using the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, and disruptive technologies that deliver the highest levels of availability, reliability, efficiency, and sustainability," External link

tradearabia Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fits well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Moro Hub is committed to supporting the government and private sector clients in their digital transformation journey. In alignment with the government directives, Moro Hub's new service will contribute to the Dubai Plan 2021 towards smart and sustainable city" External link

electricenergyonline Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "This pedestrian bridge features an iconic architectural design that adds to the appeal of the Dubai Marina area, a key destination for visitors and sea-goers that offers a unique experience for residents and visitors of Dubai," "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fit well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood. The bridge enables pedestrians to move freely between the four sides of the junction, thus avoiding any stop at light signals," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fits well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood," External link

tradearabia Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "This pedestrian bridge features an iconic architectural design that adds to the appeal of the Dubai Marina area, a key destination for visitors and sea-goers that offers a unique experience for residents and visitors of Dubai," "The design of the bridge frontage is inspired by the urban nature of the area with a shape and colour that fit well with the pattern of surrounding buildings. The curved shape of the bridge emulates the coastal areas in great harmony with the neighbourhood. The bridge enables pedestrians to move freely between the four sides of the junction, thus avoiding any stop at light signals," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The RTA attaches special attention to pedestrians’ safety and has been keen on providing safe pedestrian crossing means since its inception,” “The bridge enables pedestrians to move freely between the four sides of the junction, while avoiding any stop at light signals” External link

thenational Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "This maintains Wetex's position as one of the largest and most important pioneering world-class exhibitions in water, environment, and energy. This supports the 'UAE Green Growth Strategy' initiative to ensure a better future for the UAE and Dubai, to become the hub for export and re-export of eco-friendly products and technologies," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, September 7, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The virtual reality studio and the self-service kiosks support Dewa’s ‘My Portal’ and ‘Smart Office’ which is a breakthrough in providing smart and digital services. It enables resilience among our staff to work remotely, enhancing their experience and skills, as they can obtain internal approvals easily to ensure a smooth workflow round the clock,” External link

tradearabia Monday, September 7, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The new design meets all the required technical standards. The plates have a touch of luxury and feature innovative digital printing. Moreover, they are not affected by different climate conditions," External link

wam-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "This project is part of a master plan to improve the infrastructure of 40 metro and marine transport stations by 2025. The plan calls for improving the link between the stations and the surrounding urban and tourist destinations in a radius of 500 metres," "It also ensures safe and smooth accessibility of those areas to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "The project works include the construction of an additional Western entrance at Dubai Internet City station and improving the link between Damac Properties station and Dubai Marina Tram station to cope with the growing number of passengers, especially during the morning and evening peak hours. An additional Eastern entrance will be built at UAE Exchange station to ease the arrival of passengers at the station. Civil works will also be made at the Eastern and Western sides of the station’s entrances to improve the integration of transit means and the accessibility of metro stations. The work also includes the construction of pedestrian crossings, shaded rest areas, landscaping and signage," External link

wam-en Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "This project is part of a master plan to improve the infrastructure of 40 metro and marine transport stations by 2025. The plan calls for improving the link between the stations and the surrounding urban and tourist destinations in a radius of 500 metres. It also ensures safe and smooth accessibility of those areas to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. The selection of those stations was based on several criteria such as the number of passengers, number of people of determination users, population density, geographical distribution in the surrounding areas, and the number of mobility journeys between transit means," External link

wam-en Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained ( about Dubai Marina ) : "The project works include the construction of an additional Western entrance at Dubai Internet City station and improving the link between Damac Properties station and Dubai Marina Tram station to cope with the growing number of riders, especially during the morning and evening peak hours," "An additional Eastern entrance will be built at UAE Exchange station to ease the arrival of riders. Civil works will also be made at the Eastern and Western sides of the stations' entrances to improve the integration of transit means and the accessibility of Metro stations" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The selection of those stations was based on several criteria such as the number of riders, number of people of determination users, population density, geographical distribution in the surrounding areas, and the number of mobility journeys between transit means," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "This framework includes short, medium and long-term action plans that are implemented according to specific mechanisms to ensure keeping pace with rapid developments in different areas of DEWA’s work," "In line with Dewa’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, we are contributing to Dubai’s progress in leading the future. This being done by reworking the traditional concepts of work mechanisms to suit the rapid global changes and strengthen Dubai’s position as an incubator for creativity and a beacon of innovation, to ensure we are at the forefront of cities that anticipate and shape the future," External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It has strategic partnerships with leading international organisations in innovation and future-shaping, including the United States-based Institute for the Future, which is one of the leading futures foresight and research organisations," External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "In line with our vision as a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, we seek to secure uninterrupted and stable supplies of electricity and water, and we support the vision and strategic plans of the Dubai government to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development in the emirate," "This increase in the peak load is a testimony to the boost of social and economic activities in Dubai. DEWA has an installed capacity of 11,700MW of electricity and 470 MIG of water per day," External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Besides, it develops the experiences of its engineers and researchers and consolidates their knowledge of additive manufacturing, which supports national capabilities. The number of Emirati researchers at the centre has reached 70 per cent, including 40 male and female researchers, 20 of whom are PhD and master’s degree holders,” External link

tradearabia Friday, August 28, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The construction of pedestrian bridges in Dubai is part of Dubai’s traffic safety strategy targeting a zero-fatality rate to rank Dubai amongst the world’s safest cities in traffic safety by 2021. RTA considers certain perimeters when determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai such as the intensity of traffic, pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, the movement of people between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops. The traffic studies also assign due consideration to areas where entities and retailers are abundant as well as run-over accidents hotspots," "The number of footbridges constructed in Dubai soared from 13 bridges in 2006 to 116 bridges in 2020. RTA plans to build other 34 pedestrian bridges during 2021-2026, which will bring the total number of pedestrian bridges to 150 bridges. RTA’s efforts to improve pedestrians' safety contributed to reducing pedestrian fatalities by 76.5% between 2007 and 2019," External link

wam-en Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "RTA considers certain perimeters when determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai such as the intensity of traffic, pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, the movement of people between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops," "The traffic studies also assign due consideration to areas where entities and retailers are abundant as well as run-over accidents hotspots," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We have come a long way by launching Digital DEWA, the digital arm of DEWA and the world's first digital utility to use autonomous systems for renewable energy, storage, and expansion in AI adoption and digital services. InfraX, the IT and telecommunications arm of Digital DEWA, provides its customers with value-added data centre and cloud services. The Network Operations Centre, which is equipped with the latest systems and technologies will work round the clock to ensure the health and key performance indicators of the network and provide pioneering services to customers," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, August 24, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “This increase in the peak load is a testimony to the boost of social and economic activities in Dubai,” External link

thenational Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Al Tayer ) : "The project developer, Al Sahraa Group, had completed 55 per cent of the project works including preliminary processes preceding the construction phase such as obtaining no-objection certificates, levelling the land, protecting utility lines, and obtaining the final building permit from the concerned authorities," "The station spans five hectares and includes 100 parking slots for trucks. By establishing this station, the RTA will be able to meet the rising demand for truck stops considering that trucks make more than 145,000 trips and lift about three million tonnes every day in Dubai," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer concluded : "Sites of two permanent truck rest stops have been finalised - the first in Jebel Ali Industrial Area 3 next to the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, and the second at Al Ayyas, near the Emirates Road. It will be tendered this December to the private sector. These two stations will have all the requisite facilities and services needed by drivers and trucks. A study is currently underway for an additional site at Dubai Industrial City. It will be released in a tender after the completion of the technical and investment studies," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The project supports the Dubai Silk Road strategy encapsulated in the 50-Year Charter of Dubai, and the Silk Road Economic Belt initiative. The UAE is a prominent station in the Economic Silk Road and is the gateway to the Middle East and Africa in the project that links the commercial markets in the region," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We work in line with the directives of the wise leadership to anticipate the future of strategic sectors based on sound scientific foundations and a clear vision that anticipates future challenges and turns them into promising opportunities to achieve the happiness of customers and society as a whole. The Future Shaping Framework is part of DEWA’s efforts to develop resilient and innovative strategies within an integrated framework. This framework includes short, medium and long-term action plans that are implemented according to specific mechanisms to ensure keeping pace with rapid developments in different areas of DEWA’s work," "In line with DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, we are contributing to Dubai’s progress in leading the future. This being done by reworking the traditional concepts of work mechanisms to suit the rapid global changes and strengthen Dubai’s position as an incubator for creativity and a beacon of innovation, to ensure we are at the forefront of cities that anticipate and shape the future. This is in line with the government plans and strategies including the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to be a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities through government innovation and the reformation of traditional work mechanisms," External link

wam-en Friday, August 21, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We work on innovating and developing new 3D printing facilities across DEWA's divisions and draft quality procedure protocols. DEWA's R&D Centre supports 3D printing of components that can endure high temperatures and harsh weather conditions. It includes the latest 3D printing technologies, such as reinforced plastic printers using a mixture of carbon fibre or fibreglass; CYBE printers; and Markforged Metalx metal printers. The Centre strengthens DEWA staff's capabilities in 3D printing, through workshops and training sessions. Besides, it develops the experiences of its engineers and researchers and consolidates their knowledge of additive manufacturing, which supports national capabilities. The number of Emirati researchers at the Centre has reached 70%, including 40 male and female researchers. 20 of whom are PhD and master's degree holders," External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Industrial Revolution ) : "DEWA adopts the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and disruptive technologies to provide green and innovative solutions that build a sustainable future. This consolidates Dubai's position as a capital for the green economy and sustainable development. The blockchain system for EV owners provides a single platform with high availability. It provides an integrated agile governance framework that supports transparency among all stakeholders," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, August 17, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Besides, it develops the experiences of its engineers and researchers and consolidates their knowledge of additive manufacturing, which supports national capabilities. The number of Emirati researchers at the Centre has reached 70%, including 40 male and female researchers, 20 of whom are PhD and master’s degree holders,” External link

tradearabia Monday, August 17, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our plan to install 17 electric vehicle Green Charger stations at the Expo site is part of our work to achieve the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. It also supports the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a smart, sustainable and innovative city in managing its resources, improving its quality of life, consolidating Dubai's position as a global model for a green economy. We are committed to increasing the number of hybrid and electric vehicles in Dubai, which supports the Dubai Green Mobility Strategy 2030 and the Dubai Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 to reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, August 14, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about Al Khaleej ) : "The intersection consists of several bridges starting with a 2-lane bridge that extends 472 m and provides free traffic for motorists on Al Khaleej St. heading northwards to Deira Islands at a capacity of 3000 vehicles per hour. The second is a three-lane bridge that extends 503 m and provides free traffic from Deira Islands in the direction of Al Shindagha Tunnel at a capacity of 4,500 vehicles per hour," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The project will raise the capacity of Al Khaleej St. along 1.8km stretch, and provide better traffic safety and services from the intersection of Abu Hail Northwards to Al Baraha Hospital Southwards. Such improvements are attributed to the addition of two signalised junctions at the intersections with Abu Hail and Abu Baker Al Siddique Streets in place of the existing R/As. Street improvements also include rails, traffic signs, rainwater drainage works, utility shifting and street lighting," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The design of the flyover crossing over Al Khaleej St allows for the construction of two more bridges in the direction of Abu Baker Al Siddique St. The project will raise the capacity of Al Khaleej St along a 1.8km stretch, and provide better traffic safety and services from the intersection of Abu Hail Northwards to Al Baraha Hospital southwards," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "This is what we strive to achieve through the pumped-storage hydroelectric power station, which is the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region. This promotes Dubai’s position as a global hub for clean energy and green economy," External link

tradearabia Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Etisalat's innovative solutions have catered for the social distancing era, it has enabled remote working and education, it minimised human interactions and increased the pace of automation. Our infrastructure has accommodated the surge in requirements and is ready for more acceleration in digital adoption," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer announced : “In 2018 and 2019, RTA completed the construction of three pedestrian bridges on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Al Khawaneej and Al Marabi’ streets. In 2020 and 2021, RTA will construct seven other pedestrian bridges at King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Latifa bin Hamdan Street, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street, Al Asayel Street (two bridges), Al Awir Street, Baniyas Street and Al Khawaneej Street,” External link

tradearabia Monday, July 13, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “RTA adopts specific standards in determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai. Traffic studies conducted addressed the intensity of traffic, number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, people movement between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops consideration is also given to areas where entities and retailers are abundant, and areas witnessing frequent run-over accidents (black points). Depending on the findings of such studies, traffic solutions are taken, be it pedestrian bridges, pedestrian crossing fitted with signals or speed-calming devices among others,” “Studies and procedures related to run-over accidents constitute an integral part of RTA’s traffic safety strategy, which targets a zero-fatality rate to rank Dubai amongst the world’s safest cities in traffic safety by 2021. The traffic safety strategy is based on four pillars, namely roads engineering and vehicles, law enforcement, public awareness, and systems and management. The strategy comprises of 20 strategic priorities and 60 specialist initiatives/programmes based on technical specifications, manuals and studies supported by modern technologies at par with the best global practices,” External link

tradearabia Monday, July 13, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Johnson Controls ) : "We strive to achieve the objectives of the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Dubai government to become a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities, through government innovation and the reformation of traditional work mechanisms" "To enable digital platforms in their Smart Cities Command and Control Center, Moro Hub signed a partnership with Microsoft and Johnson Controls International to offer innovative services," External link

tradearabia Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer announced : “In 2018 and 2019, RTA completed the construction of three pedestrian bridges on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Al Khawaneej and Al Marabi’ streets. In 2020 and 2021, RTA will construct 7 other pedestrian bridges at King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Latifa bin Hamdan Street, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street, Al Asayel Street (two bridges), Al Awir Street, Baniyas Street and Al Khawaneej Street,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “RTA adopts specific standards in determining the locations of pedestrian bridges in Dubai. Traffic studies conducted addressed the intensity of traffic, number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities, speed limit, number of lanes, people movement between the two sides of the road, and the nearest pedestrian crossing and bus stops consideration is also given to areas where entities and retailers are abundant, and areas witnessing frequent run-over accidents (black points). Depending on the findings of such studies, traffic solutions are taken, be it pedestrian bridges, pedestrian crossing fitted with signals or speed-calming devices among others,” “Studies and procedures related to run-over accidents constitute an integral part of RTA’s traffic safety strategy, which targets a zero-fatality rate to rank Dubai amongst the world’s safest cities in traffic safety by 2021. The traffic safety strategy is based on four pillars, namely roads engineering and vehicles, law enforcement, public awareness, and systems and management. The strategy comprises of 20 strategic priorities and 60 specialist initiatives/programmes based on technical specifications, manuals and studies supported by modern technologies at par with the best global practices,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We work on sharing experiences and best practices with prominent local and international companies in innovation, disruptive technologies, smart grids, digital transformation, automation, cloud platforms and AI. We have several strategic partnerships with global leading IT companies around the world. Our partnership with Nvidia aligns with our usage of the latest technologies to accelerate data processing,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Through Digital Dewa, the digital arm of Dewa, we are redefining the concept of a utility to create a new digital future for Dubai, and disrupt the entire business of public utilities by becoming the world’s first digital utility to use autonomous systems for renewable energy and storage. Through Digital Dewa we are also expanding the use of AI and digital services, improving performance and efficiency, enhancing the quality of our services, and creating a brighter and happier future for generations to come,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : "I am pleased to commission Ducab’s photovoltaic solar plant. It also underlines Ducab’s role as a leading organisation that supports the vision of our wise leadership to reduce carbon emissions, and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world and provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy sources by 2050" "Dewa also encourages individuals and organisations to install solar photovoltaic solar systems in buildings as part of the Shams Dubai initiative, which supports the Smart Dubai initiative to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world," External link

tradearabia Monday, July 6, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer remarked : "Dewa and its subsidiary Moro Hub work in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who has mandated the Dubai government organisations to implement services 10 years ahead of other cities around the world through government innovation through Dubai 10X initiative," External link

tradearabia Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The project includes the construction of a new street of 4 lanes in each direction extending 1.5 km in addition to entry/exit points from and to the newly constructed buildings, to ease the movement of traffic inbound from Nadd Al Hamar Street-Ras Al Khor Road junction. The new network ensures free traffic flow to the newly constructed residential units at Dubai Creek area by linking with surrounding streets. Works completed included a modern lighting network of 108 light poles," External link

wam-en Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The theme (Mapping the Future) has been selected in line with the call of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, designating the year 2020 as the year (Towards the Next 50)," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The forum will discuss novel management concepts and project applications such as inspirational leadership, project management in a common economy, design thinking, agile project management, and future trends of project management. It will also discuss flexible transformation, benefits management, data science in project management, digital management, project management of large events, the future of smart mobility, hybrid project management, partner management, and blockchain applications in projects management. The forum will hold a series of specialist training courses in agile project management, project economics, future project management offices, Internet of Things and project management, and blockchain applications in projects management," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The theme (We Shape the Future) has been selected in line with the call of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, designating the year 2020 as the year ‘Towards the Next 50’" External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer explained : "The forum will discuss novel management concepts and project applications such as inspirational leadership; project management in a common economy; design-thinking; agile project management, and future trends of project management. It will also discuss flexible transformation; benefits management; data science in project management; digital management; project management of large events; the future of smart mobility; hybrid project management; partner management, and blockchain applications in projects management. The forum will hold a series of specialist training courses in agile project management; project economics; future project management offices; Internet of Things and project management, and blockchain applications in projects management," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The construction of this depot complements RTA's efforts to upgrade the infrastructure of mass transport to encourage people to use public transit means in their daily movement. It will also boost the integration of multi-modal transport, reduce the operational cost of buses, and meet the needs of Expo 2020 bus service, which will accordingly ease the mobility of visitors and organisers," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Dewa’s smart services are based on the latest world-class technologies. They have contributed to the health and safety of all society. Dewa provides all its services through its website and smart app. This enables them to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, easily and safely and without visiting any of Dewa’s Centres,” External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “DEWA’s smart services are based on the latest world-class technologies. They have contributed to the health and safety of all society. DEWA provides all its services through its website and smart app. This enables them to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere, easily and safely and without visiting any of DEWA’s Centres,” External link

emirates247 Monday, June 15, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “Between 2009 and 2019, DEWA’s conservation programmes and initiatives achieved cumulative savings of 2.2 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity and 7.8 billion gallons of water. This is equivalent to saving AED 1.3 billion, reducing 1.136 million tonnes of carbon emissions. These savings show DEWA’s efforts to achieve its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation and demonstrate that it is a socially responsible government organisation,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The RTA was among the first public entities to deliver all services through user-friendly and innovative smart platforms. It kept increasing and improving the quality of its smart services on offer. Thanks to those efforts, RTA now offers services via four digital channels and a website," "Our smart services proved highly effective during Covid-19 lockdown. The number of digital transactions rose sharply by 40 percent compared to the same period last year. Equally, transactions carried out through Mahboub Chatbot doubled to 100 percent. Consequently, the RTA’s happiness index of digital services clocked 90 percent, and customers’ use of digital and smart services rocketed by 300 percent during the National Disinfection Programme compared to last year," External link

emirates247 Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The RTA was among the first public entities to deliver all services through user-friendly and innovative smart platforms. It kept increasing and improving the quality of its smart services on offer. Thanks to those efforts, RTA now offers services via four digital channels and a website," "Our smart services proved highly effective during Covid-19 lockdown. The number of digital transactions rose sharply by 40 percent compared to the same period last year. Equally, transactions carried out through Mahboub Chatbot doubled to 100 percent. Consequently, the RTA’s happiness index of digital services clocked 90 percent, and customers’ use of digital and smart services rocketed by 300 percent during the National Disinfection Programme compared to last year," External link

wam-en Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Smart Living initiative supports DEWA's continuous efforts to raise customer awareness, saves money for them, reduces carbon footprint and overall environmental impact, improves the efficiency and speed of internal operations, and provides value-added smart services to save time and effort. This supports the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest city in the world. In line with its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation, DEWA adopts a comprehensive strategy to encourage all society members to adopt a responsible lifestyle when consuming electricity and water. DEWA strives to raise awareness on the importance of conservation and waste reduction as part of social culture and daily behaviour. This supports the Demand Side Management strategy, which aims to reduce 30% of demand by 2030," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, June 12, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai: the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world's tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling AED 15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE's leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy," "We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050's objectives to provide 75% of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, June 12, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai: the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world’s tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling AED 15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE’s leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy,” “We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050’s objectives to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050,” External link

emirates247 Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai: the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world's tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling Dh15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE's leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy," "We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050's objectives to provide 75 per cent of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on this historic achievement for Dubai, the installation of the Molten Salt Receiver on the world’s tallest solar power tower, which stands at 262.44 metres tall and we seek to increase it, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. This is part of the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with investments totalling AED15.78 billion. This demonstrates the UAE’s leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy," "We promise His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that we will continue to build clean and renewable energy projects, guided by his vision and directives to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050’s objectives to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Each participation we will receive from the members of society will contribute to a clearer view of the new needs and challenges. We affirm that reaching effective solutions is only achieved in partnership with members of society and its institutions, and this partnership is what will help us to overcome the negative effects of the crisis," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 8, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The new bus shelters project is part of RTA's phenomenal projects depicting the gorgeous landscape of Dubai. It encourages community members to use public transit means, which will contribute to realising RTA's strategic objective of boosting the ridership of mass transit means in Dubai. RTA will continue with development projects to support the urbanisation and demographic expansion of the Emirate. Improving the public transport services will offer residents and visitors a safe and smooth mobility experience all over the Emirate," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "I thank Dubai Model Centre, of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai, for their tireless efforts in improving government services and enhancing customer experience by evaluating Dubai Government websites and smart apps to ensure their compliance with the highest standards of security, efficiency and ease of use. We will continue our efforts to enhance the customer experience through our smart channels that adopt the highest standards of quality, efficiency, privacy and security. We will ensure our customers can access all services and information and complete their transactions easily and conveniently, to contribute to achieving the vision of our wise leadership to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, June 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The project provides three entry points to those coming from Deira, Umm Suqeim and Jebel Ali as well as direct exit points to Al Khail Road and Umm Suqeim Street. It will increase the capacity of Umm Suqeim Street and junctions; which will streamline the traffic flow in both directions of the street. Such improvements will slash the transit time on Umm Suqeim Street in the sector between Mohammed bin Zayed and Al Khail Roads from 18 to 7 minutes," External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The project comprised the construction of 13 bridges with a total length of 3700 metres and width of 11 to 22 metres with a capacity to handle 23,500 vehicles per hour. Bridges included the construction of ramps extending 2500 metres. Ten of these bridges have entry and exit points to and from Dubai Hills Mall from Al Khail Road (already completed and will be opened in conjunction with the opening of the Mall). Works included the construction of three bridges providing entry and exit points for Umm Suqeim Street to separate the traffic from Umm Suqeim Street and Al Khail Road heading to Dubai Hills Mall. The new bridges have lanes leading directly to the Mall, with an intake of 7500 vehicles per hour," External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “At DEWA, we work according to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, that a smart government is one that goes to the people and does not wait for them to come to it. We also work to achieve the Dubai Paperless Strategy, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to build an integrated paperless government framework by 2021. DEWA has achieved first place among Dubai Government in implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy in the Large Entities category, for the second time in a row; cutting paper usage by 82%. DEWA’s advanced digital infrastructure has contributed to the continuity of its services according to the highest international standards, despite ongoing precautionary measures to protect society and ensure the health and safety of employees and customers. It also included shutting down DEWA’s Future Centres, in conjunction with shutting down shopping malls. The smart adoption of DEWA’s services reached 95% and we expect this will reach 100%. We hope that DEWA’s customers continue to complete their transactions through DEWA’s various smart channels to save their time and effort,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ) : "Such improvements will slash the transit time on Umm Suqeim Street in the sector between Mohammed bin Zayed and Al Khail Roads from 18 to 7 minutes," "The project comprised the construction of 13 bridges with a total length of 3700 metres and width of 11 to 22 metres with a capacity to handle 23,500 vehicles per hour. Bridges included the construction of ramps extending 2500 metres," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted ( about Mohammed Taha ) : "The HBMAIPM is an inspiring innovative tool with benefits across the board. It has created a powerful platform for reviewing the best innovative practices. With its new category, the award will inspire local and global business communities and attract broad and competitive submissions recapping excellent practices of crisis management," External link

wam-en Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : “The HBMAIPM is an inspiring innovative tool with benefits across the board. It has created a powerful platform for reviewing the best innovative practices. With its new category, the award will inspire local and global business communities and attract broad and competitive submissions recapping excellent practices of crisis management,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "The HBMAIPM is an inspiring innovative tool with benefits across the board. It has created a powerful platform for reviewing the best innovative practices. With its new category, the award will inspire local and global business communities and attract broad and competitive submissions recapping excellent practices of crisis management," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “I thank Dubai Model Centre, of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai, for their tireless efforts in improving government services and enhancing customer experience by evaluating Dubai Government websites and smart apps to ensure their compliance with the highest standards of security, efficiency and ease of use. We will continue our efforts to enhance the customer experience through our smart channels that adopt the highest standards of quality, efficiency, privacy and security. We will ensure our customers can access all services and information and complete their transactions easily and conveniently, to contribute to achieving the vision of our wise leadership to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The council has undertaken several precautionary measures to ensure the highest levels of protection against the Covid-19 coronavirus and ensure the health and safety of all employees at the Supreme Council of Energy and its member companies," "This achieves the wise leadership’s directives and is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the highest levels of protection against the virus. It also supports the steps taken in Dubai and the UAE to curb the virus outbreak," External link

tradearabia Friday, May 22, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Dewa has undertaken a number of precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of its customers and employees, while continuing to deliver electricity and water services according to the highest standards of availability, reliability and efficiency," "We have in place a plan to regularly sterilise our facilities, according to the highest international and health standards, using high-quality approved disinfectants and sterilisers to ensure the health and safety of all staff," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First of all, I would like to welcome you to the first team meeting for the higher management for the Post, COVID-19, phase, which was formed following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, to develop a comprehensive strategy for the post Covid-19 era, rearranging national priorities, restarting the economy, and maintaining a decent life for all citizens and residents of the UAE," External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "This sharp vision has established a working methodology for the government to become the fastest rising and the smartest in anticipating the requirements of the post-pandemic world era, by acquiring experience from lessons learned from events and turning challenges into opportunities, and preparing for the next stage by setting plans and concepts to build new foundations and mechanisms of action" External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First of all, I would like to welcome you to the first team meeting for the higher management for the Post, COVID-19, phase, which was formed following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, to develop a comprehensive strategy for the post Covid-19 era, rearranging national priorities, restarting the economy, and maintaining a decent life for all citizens and residents of the UAE," External link

wam-en Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "This sharp vision has established a working methodology for the government to become the fastest rising and the smartest in anticipating the requirements of the post-pandemic world era, by acquiring experience from lessons learned from events and turning challenges into opportunities, and preparing for the next stage by setting plans and concepts to build new foundations and mechanisms of action" External link

wam-en Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer noted : "Massive efforts have been achieved due to the unlimited support and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to find permanent solutions to water shortages and improve the difficult living conditions of poor communities that face water scarcity and pollution" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "DEWA's strategy enhances digital transformation and achieves the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to transform Dubai Government into a fully digital government and the first paperless government by the end of 2021. This is being achieved by putting innovation at the top of our priorities to achieve governmental strategies and plans, including the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031; the UAE Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution; Dubai 10X initiative; and the Dubai Paperless Strategy to transform Dubai's government into the world's first government; conducting all its applicable transactions via the Blockchain network by 2020, as well as other government strategies and initiatives that employ future technologies and benefit from them to achieve customer and society happiness," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, May 11, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "At Dewa, we are guided by the vision and directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to make the emirate a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects," "The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power, with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Solar Power ) : "The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power, with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030," External link

tradearabia Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has undertaken several precautionary measures to ensure the highest levels of protection against the COVID-19 coronavirus and ensure the health and safety of all employees at the Supreme Council of Energy and its member companies. This achieves the wise leadership’s directives and is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the highest levels of protection against the virus. It also supports the steps taken in Dubai and the UAE to curb the virus outbreak,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has undertaken several precautionary measures to ensure the highest levels of protection against the COVID-19 coronavirus and ensure the health and safety of all employees at the Supreme Council of Energy and its member companies. This achieves the wise leadership’s directives and is part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the highest levels of protection against the virus. It also supports the steps taken in Dubai and the UAE to curb the virus outbreak," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The meeting also reviewed work by the Dubai Regulatory Committee for Petroleum Products Trading, which was formed under directives from the Executive Council of Dubai and is overseen by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. The Committee issues guidelines for regulating the petroleum trade sector," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013 MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850 MW under construction from photovoltaic and concentrated solar power (CSP), with future phases to reach 5,000 MW by 2030. This supports our efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050” External link

arabnews Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The project included the construction of roads extending 12 km, two signalised junctions and street-lighting works," External link

tradearabia Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First, I extend my best wishes to you all on the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. I wish you all a month full of blessings. To achieve the vision and directives of the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to invest in clean and renewable energy project, we sign the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), using conference-calling, with the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. This is to implement the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This pioneering national landmark is the largest single-site solar park in the world," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "The UAE has proved that it has always been proactive and ready for all changes and conditions. The recent developments in the oil industry have proved the importance of the UAE's track to bid farewell to the last barrel of oil and diversify the energy mix. At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030. This supports our efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Solar Power ) : "The 900MW fifth phase of the Solar Park using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model adds to our successful solar power and clean energy projects that use the best global technologies to generate electricity from clean energy sources. The fifth phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. DEWA received the lowest global bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour for this project, which will use the latest solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies, with Single Axis Tracking to increase generation. We promise to continue implementing clean and renewable energy projects, guided by the vision and directives of our wise leadership to enhance the UAE's pioneering position in all sectors," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "First, I extend my best wishes to you all at the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. I wish you all a month full of blessings. ‫ To achieve the vision and directives of the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to ‫ invest in clean and renewable energy project, we sign the PPA, via conference-calling, with the consortium led by ACWA Power and the Gulf Investment Corporation. This is to implement the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This pioneering national landmark is the largest single-site solar park in the world," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power, with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “First, I extend my best wishes to you all on the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. I wish you all a month full of blessings. To achieve the vision and directives of the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to invest in clean and renewable energy project, we sign the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), using conference-calling, with the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. This is to implement the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This pioneering national landmark is the largest single-site solar park in the world,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The UAE has proved that it has always been proactive and ready for all changes and conditions. The recent developments in the oil industry have proved the importance of the UAE’s track to bid farewell to the last barrel of oil and diversify the energy mix. At DEWA, we are guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy. We are building major renewable and clean energy projects. The current operational capacity at the solar park is 1,013MW from photovoltaic solar panels. We have 1,850MW under construction from photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with future phases to reach 5,000MW by 2030. This supports our efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75% of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Solar Power ) : “The 900MW fifth phase of the Solar Park using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model adds to our successful solar power and clean energy projects that use the best global technologies to generate electricity from clean energy sources. The fifth phase will be implemented by Shuaa Energy 3, established by DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation. DEWA received the lowest global bid of USD 1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour for this project, which will use the latest solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies, with Single Axis Tracking to increase generation. We promise to continue implementing clean and renewable energy projects, guided by the vision and directives of our wise leadership to enhance the UAE’s pioneering position in all sectors,” External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We are proud of DEWA’s second consecutive achievement in this area. We have cut paper usage by 82% and are working to reach 100%. DEWA was one of the first government organisations to complete its digital transformation in 2014. This was less than one year after His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum had launched the Smart Dubai initiative to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. Today, 95% of DEWA’s customers use its smart services, and we expect this to reach 100%. All of DEWA’s services are available through several smart channels. We have managed to change the culture of customers and staff to rely on smart and digital services, instead of paper. This saves time and effort as well as protects the environment and saves natural resources. Our efforts to make customers happy, have resulted in our obtaining the first place in the 2019 Dubai Customer Happiness Index by The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai with 90.1%. DEWA also achieved 95.7% in the Smart Dubai Happiness Index," External link

wam-en Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Amid the global fight against the Covid-19 outbreak, the ’10 million meals’ campaign comes to prove the UAE’s commitment to safeguarding its citizens and residents through ensuring a decent life to the vulnerable. These difficult times reveal our true values of generosity and humanity" External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "This campaign adds to the UAE’s long journey in humanitarian work, consolidating the country’s status as a global capital for sustainable action thanks to its continuous efforts to safeguard lives in the ongoing crisis," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Climate Action ) : "Earth Day’s theme this year of ‘Climate Action’ is particularly important, as we approach the deadline for countries to review their efforts and achievements in their national climate action plans to support the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030," External link

wam-en Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on the ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees as well as all society. It is making every effort to carry out all the necessary precautions to protect society and ensure the public's health. At DEWA, we are committed to the directives of His Highness by allowing staff to work remotely. We have now more than 6000 employees working from distance. We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow the instructions to stay at home as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels. DEWA provides all its services through the smart app and website to enable customers to complete all their transactions anytime, anywhere, to save them both time and effort," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 20, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees, as well as society. We now have more than 6,000 employees working from home" "We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow instructions to stay home for as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels," External link

tradearabia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "We also welcome the Funds efforts to provide financial assistance to countries in need, including easing access to regional cooperation frameworks, RCFs, and requests for information, RFIs, the reformed CCRT, as well as the debt burden relief efforts. We call for the flexible application of lending limits and eligibility criteria to ensure that emergency financing is available to all members who need it" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees, as well as society. We now have more than 6,000 employees working from home" "We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow instructions to stay home for as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Our wise leadership is intent on ensuring the safety and health and all Dubai Government employees, as well as society. We now have more than 6,000 employees working from home. We urge employees to be responsible in the current conditions and follow instructions to stay home for as long as possible. We also call on our customers to complete their transactions through our smart channels. DEWA provides all its services through the smart application and website to enable customers to complete all their transactions anytime and anywhere, to save time and effort," External link

wam-en Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The power transmission plants are built according to the highest standards of quality and safety. The substations adopt state-of-the-art digital technologies, contributing to promoting their efficiency and reliability, and highlight the construction and economic development plans for Dubai” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Strategy ) : “Dewa promotes innovation among its employees and all society members. It adopts innovation in its work through an institutional approach and is moving steadily towards the next 50 years by building a sustainable future. This achieves the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the world’s leading nation, and aligns with the National Innovation Strategy,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA operates according to the World Bank's best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter. In keeping with international guidelines, DEWA adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as DEWA's vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, April 6, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : “The power transmission plants are built according to the highest standards of quality and safety. The substations adopt state-of-the-art digital technologies, contributing to promoting their efficiency and reliability, and highlight the construction and economic development plans for Dubai” External link

tradearabia Monday, April 6, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA operates according to the World Bank’s best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter. In keeping with international guidelines, DEWA adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

emirates247 Friday, April 3, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA operates according to the World Bank’s best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter. In keeping with international guidelines, DEWA adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as DEWA’s vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

wam-en Friday, April 3, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Dewa operates according to the World Bank's best practices for electricity and water suppliers around the world, which includes following a comprehensive governance framework and implementing a corporate governance policy and charter," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "In keeping with international guidelines, Dewa adopts the three lines of defence model, with management and supervision being the first line; risk, compliance, legal, and governance being the second line and internal audit as the third line. These efforts achieve the UAE Vision 2021, for the Government of Dubai to be pioneering, excellent, transparent, reliable, sustainable and innovative in the management of its resources, as well as Dewa's vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Earth Hour aims to make conservation of electricity and water a daily practice to cut carbon emissions and combat environmental challenges such as climate change, global warming, and the unprecedented reduction in biodiversity," External link

emirates247 Sunday, March 29, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "Earth Hour aims to make conservation of electricity and water a daily practice to cut carbon emissions and combat environmental challenges such as climate change, global warming, and the unprecedented reduction in biodiversity," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 29, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Earth Hour goes beyond turning off unnecessary lights and appliances for 60 minutes. The ultimate goal is to raise environmental responsibility among the society and organisations and pledge to protect Planet Earth and its limited natural resources. This is done by adopting a sustainable lifestyle and emphasising the importance of unifying efforts and joint work to face environmental challenges for a brighter and more sustainable future for generations to come," External link

emirates247 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “high credit rating reflecting a proven long-term performance and efforts to provide value to shareholders” External link

thenational Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "As we begin our journey into the next decade, 2019 was a testimony to Etisalat Group leadership locally and internationally. The company continued reinforcing its core business, exploring new growth opportunities, while transitioning to the digital era and being well geared for the future" External link

tradearabia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "Etisalat Group has led the digital transformation by proactively responding to technological advancements and bringing the latest global innovations to nurture creativity. Digital transformation is becoming present in more areas of life, and we have striven to be at the forefront leading it. Our current success is a result of understanding the need our customers have to rely on Etisalat to deliver," External link

tradearabia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We work to achieve the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world. This supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75% of Dubai's total power output from clean energy by 2050. Dubai has achieved significant progress in this area. It reduced its carbon emissions by 19% in 2018, surpassing the target set by the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 to reduce emissions by 16% in 2021. In April 2019, DEWA ensured a global achievement as Dubai received the Platinum Rating in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Cities certification awarded by the US Green Building Council. Dubai is the first city in the Arab world and the Middle East and North Africa to receive this prestigious certification," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 20, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Green Building Council ) : "DEWA adopts an integrated strategy to raise awareness on the importance of rationalising consumption and involving all society members in efforts to protect the environment and preserve natural resources. Every year, we launch several initiatives, programmes and awards to encourage a responsible lifestyle in electricity and water use. These include the Conservation Award; the Ideal Home initiative; the Green Week; Earth Hour; and Let's Make this Summer Green campaign," External link

electricenergyonline Friday, March 20, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "In line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and the 4th January Charter, we are moving forward in executing the studies, according to the highest leading international standards, in order to develop a pioneering and integrated vision and strategy for the health system in Dubai," "A world-leading vision for the health sector is currently being designed and developed for Dubai for the next 50 years; taking into account building Emirati capabilities, research and development, and the use of the world's leading technologies and best practices," External link

wam-en Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "We have reviewed the best practices in operations and factories operational efficiency as well as waste to energy in Dubai to achieve maximum benefit from alternative energy and reduce waste. This supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the shift towards a sustainable green economy. This also supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to provide 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output from clean energy sources and make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050," External link

wam-en Monday, March 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Green Building Council ) : "In April 2019, DEWA noted a global achievement, as Dubai received the Platinum Rating in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Cities certification awarded by the US Green Building Council. Dubai is the first city in the Arab world and the MENA to receive this prestigious certification," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The wise leadership attaches great importance to R&D. At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who once observed, 'We are seeking to make the UAE an efficient and influential part of the international academic and research community.' We are committed to anticipating and shaping the future of energy and water," External link

emirates247 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "The wise leadership attaches great importance to R&D. At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who once observed, 'We are seeking to make the UAE an efficient and influential part of the international academic and research community.' We are committed to anticipating and shaping the future of energy and water," External link

wam-en Monday, March 9, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer stated ( about The UK ) : "The move corresponds to RTA’s efforts to enhance the integration of mass transit modes, and offer a solution to the first and last-mile challenge; which helps riders reach their final destinations," External link

tradearabia Friday, March 6, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Last year, the inflation rate was 1.5 per cent. The GDP in 2018 was Dh1.44 trillion and inflation was 3.69 per cent," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added ( about Strategy ) : "DEWA strives to enhance Dubai's global position in sustainability and a green economy. We adopt the best international standards for all our projects, in accordance with our vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. This also achieves the UAE Centennial 2071; the Dubai Plan 2021 to establish Dubai as a sustainable city, whose environmental elements are clean, healthy and sustainable; and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to make Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world," External link

electricenergyonline Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It requires a period of three to five years to study the impact of VAT on the impact of the country's economy," "We need ample time to compile sufficient data to evaluate the effects of the tax. The only study that was conducted in 2018 in just not enough. It's therefore too early to rely on such data to assess the impact of VAT" External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "Last year, the inflation rate was 1.5 per cent. The GDP in 2018 was Dh1.44 trillion and inflation was 3.69 per cent," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "There have been many challenges, including the low oil prices, geopolitical factors, sanctions imposed on certain nations and now the coronavirus outbreak. All these factors have to be taken into account when assessing the impact of VAT," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "VAT and other government fees has led to businesses increase prices of various goods and services thereby affecting consumers," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : “We monitor the happiness level of our customers regularly and adopt a work mechanism to ensure live evaluation of the customer experience, to enhance the happiness of citizens, residents and visitors. This is done within an integrated framework that ensures continuous improvement to ensure leadership in customer happiness,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer stated : "The work included widening and elevating Expo Road by constructing two bridges of six lanes in each direction along with turns and ramps to ensure smooth traffic flow from Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road to Abu Dhabi and vice versa. This will ease the traffic movement from Expo Road to Sheikh Zayed Road," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer added : "DEWA launches inspiring and useful initiatives for Employees and Customers of Determination. This is part of an integrated programme that takes several aspects into consideration to provide them easy access to its smart services, whether online or at the customer happiness centres. DEWA attaches great importance to People of Determination who are an indispensable part of society. This is part of its efforts to make Dubai the happiest city in the world. DEWA has 26 Employees of Determination in seven divisions. Their happiness has reached 99% in 2019 while their families' happiness reached 95% in 2019. DEWA strives to continue its efforts to increase their happiness with all our services," External link

electricenergyonline Monday, February 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said : “We are committed to participating in this national event that aims to consolidate and promote innovation. As we bid farewell to 50 years of achievements and embark on the next 50 years of perseverance, we will increase our efforts to make a difference in our citizens’ lives. This maintains our position as one of the biggest supporters of innovation in the UAE and Dubai. This achieves the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the best country in the world; the National Innovation Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make the UAE one of the most innovative nations in the world; the Dubai Innovation Strategy to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world; and the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai proactive and creative in meeting the needs of individuals and society as a whole,” External link

emirates247 Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer said ( about Dubai Marina ) : "This service contributes to sustainability efforts and encourages residents and tourists to enjoy an active and healthy life, providing them with a new transportation option that will improve mobility across the city. The service supports the RTA's efforts to create an integrated ecosystem that offers different transportation means, as it supports a vehicle-free flexible model and integrates within daily transportation services, using a safe and comfortable approach," "This falls under the efforts made by the Government of Dubai to reduce energy consumption and pollution, provide a healthier and happier environment and offer short (first mile and last-mile) connection service that helps public transportation users reach their final destinations," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : "It has become clear that the paradigm shift in the telecom industry is now in full force. Digital transformation is becoming present in more areas of life, and we have striven to be at the forefront leading it," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer said : “I am asking if the ministry has studied and evaluated the impact of VAT, now that two years have passed since it came into effect,” External link

thenational Monday, February 17, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer declarou : "A premiação deste ano aproveita o sucesso de sua primeira edição, que foi realizada em 2017 e atraiu 138 participantes de 43 países. Estamos muito satisfeitos com a quantidade de jovens participantes na premiação, que premiou 10 vencedores de 8 países, enfatizando o papel dos EAU como uma plataforma de inovação, um destino para inovadores e uma incubadora de mentes criativas do mundo inteiro" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

Al Tayer dijo : "Estamos encantados de anunciar que WETEX 2017 tendrá lugar del 23 al 25 de octubre de 2017 en el Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Cubriendo una superficie de más de 70.000 metros cuadrados, el evento acogerá a 2.000 expositores procedentes de 50 países diferentes. Este año, el tema de WETEX es 'En la vanguardia de la sostenibilidad' y es parte de la Semana Verde . También coincidirá con el 2º Salón Solar de Dubai y la 4ª Cumbre Mundial de Economía Verde. Al menos 60 ponentes de todo el mundo se centrarán en temas clave, tales como ciudades inteligentes, economía verde, innovación y desarrollo sostenible en la Cumbre Mundial de Economía Verde de este año," External link

prnewswire Monday, October 2, 2017 8:40:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer ajoute : “Le plan couvre la conversion de 50 pour cent des taxis en des véhicules hybrides d’ici 2021 dans le cadre d’un plan directeur visant à réduire les émissions de carbone dans le secteur des taxis de 2 pour cent. Ainsi, le nombre de véhicules hybrides à la disposition de DTC monterait de 145 en 2015 à 2280 véhicules en 2021 ” External link

wam-fr Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer affirme : “La RTA est aussi déterminée à réformer le secteur des transports scolaires en vue d’offrir une mobilité sûre et lisse pour tous les élèves de différents âges, et de jouer un rôle de premier plan dans la prestation de services de transport haut de gamme pour les étudiants dans un environnement sûr. Notre intention est d’encourager les parents à faire appel aux autobus scolaires plutôt que les véhicules privés. Le plan de 5 ans de la DTC comprend un nouveau paquet de programmes et d’initiatives visant à améliorer les services de transport scolaire, en équipant la flotte avec de nouveaux autobus écologiques équipés de technologies sophistiquées correspondant à l’initiative du gouvernement intelligent. En conséquence, le nombre d’autobus scolaires en exploitation passerait de 117 en 2015 à plus de 650 autobus en 2021, ce qui reflète une augmentation de plus de 450 pour cent,” External link

wam-fr Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Al Tayer déclare : «Les moyens de transport maritimes, comprenant abra, les bus de l’eau, taxi de l’eau et Dubaï Ferry attiraient 7,14 millions de personnes. » External link

wam-fr Monday, August 1, 2016 6:27:00 PM EAT



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Al TayerEN61.06%
Al TayerFR20.17%
Al TayerAR17.93%
Al TayerSA0.56%
AL TayerEN0.28%


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