ET provides 7,000 buses to support the authorities in fight against Covid-19

Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.

Within the framework of its social roles and obligations, Emirates Transport provided its support to government institutions working in the face of the pandemic, Covid 19, in order to enhance its presence within the integrated national action system to deal with the current situation.

Mohamed Abdullah Al Jarman, General Manager of Emirates Transport, said that the company has dedicated about 7,000 buses to provide the necessary support to the relevant government agencies in their fight to stop the spread of the virus.

He added that ET also participated in the National Sterilization Programme by disinfecting more than 10,000 buses used in transport for government and private school, as well as universities and other educational institutions, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi, and the rest of strategic partners and clients.

The ET General Manager further stated that the company allocated 28 buses complete with drivers and operation coordinators, for use in emergencies, in coordination with the National Crisis, Emergency and Disaster Management Authority to supervise them. He also pointing out that the relevant authorities received more than 900 complimentary transport services under another ET programme, which provides free community transport services.

Eng. Amer Al Harmoudi, Executive Director of the Auto Services Division, stated that ET continues to provide logistical support in the shape of auto maintenance and supplies to service vehicles in the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, and has already completed more than 600 auto maintenance operations within the roadside assistance service, throughout the country.

Al Harmoudi also confirmed that Emirates Transport disinfects all its auto workshops twice daily, in addition its auto technicians adhering to precautionary measures related to safety, including wearing masks and gloves, and disinfecting vehicles before and after services, in order to preserve the safety of workers and client from the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).