Emirates Transport (ET) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Emirates Driving Company (EDC) focused on strengthening cooperation between the two sides particularly in the training of drivers and bus supervisors, technical services, lease of vehicle and sites, private security services and others.
The MoU was signed by Faryal Tawakul, Acting CEO of Emirates Transport, and Khalid Bin Aamer Alshemeili, CEO of Emirates Driving Company, at the head office of Emirates Driving Company in Abu Dhabi.
The terms of the agreement included several aspects, the most important of which were the leasing of office and operational facilities from Emirates Transport, the training of drivers, including school bus drivers and supervisors, in addition to the provision of auto maintenance services for EDC’s fleet of vehicles, the selling of EDC-owned used vehicles and motorcycles and providing private security services for EDC’s sites and buildings.
Faryal Tawakul, Acting CEO of Emirates Transport, stressed the importance of the MoU, stating it will provide ample opportunities for cooperation between the two parties, enhancing the value of their combined experiences and capabilities, and employing them to adopt business initiatives and projects that contribute to achieving the strategic objectives of both companies.
Tawakul added that the aspects of partnership and areas of cooperation included in the memorandum will help establish a strong strategic relationship between the two companies, and will positively reflect on their businesses, their brands, their competitiveness and their prominent presence in the UAE market.
Meanwhile, Khalid Alshemeili, CEO of Emirates Driving Company, said that signing this agreement will lay the grounds for exchanging experiences and cooperation between the two parties to enhance their portfolio of services. He added that the cooperation between the two parties also constitutes an added value to achieve customer and stakeholder satisfaction and meet their expectations, and contributes to enhancing the competitiveness of the two brands in the UAE market.