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61 winners honoured during the 20th Emirates Transport Awards for Traffic Safety and Education

Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.
Winners of the 20th Emirates Transport Awards for Traffic Safety and Education were honoured during a ceremony held yesterday at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City.
The award, which is the biggest and richest of its kind in the region, aims to increase awareness of school transport safety among students, parents and the general public across the country.
Attending the award ceremony were various representatives from the Ministry of Education, the Abu Dhabi Education Council, the Ministry of Interior as well as a number of officials from various education zones.
Honoured winners included students of both public and private schools, families of students, and schools.
In his opening remarks, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager of Emirates Transport, praised all participants in the award and congratulated the winners, as he highlighted the important role the award plays in raising awareness of school transport safety. 
Al Jarman stated that the increasing popularity of the award is an indicator of its success. He said: “The Emirates Transport Awards for Traffic Safety and Education is one of the few qualitative initiatives that have stood the test of time, now running for more than two decades, and continuously providing a broad and active space for embracing the creativity of the school community in order to fuel their innovative ideas in emphasizing the importance of students safety.”
The ET general manager also took a moment to congratulate the UAE and its leaders on the successful launch of KhalifaSat, the first satellite to be entirely built by Emirati engineers in a UAE space laboratory, highlighting the UAE’s growing expertise in satellite technology.
The majority of the 61 honoured winners came in the categories of Students’ Projects, Schools’ Projects and the Ideal Safety Family category.
Abdulla Mohammed Hassan, manager of the Government Communication Department and head the award’s Supervisory Committee, stated that a printed guide for the 21st edition of the award has already been circulated to all education zones in the state.

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