H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE Chairman, Federal Transport Authority â€“ Land & Maritime, UAE today inaugurated 12th MENA Rail & Integrated Transport Summit at The Address Marina Dubai.
The two day summit brings together a high-calibre of key decision makers from government ministries, project owners, operators, PMCs and crucial contractors to spotlight on opportunities for world-class development of integrated transport in the MENA region through relevant discussions, content and resolutions. Some $89bn-worth of rail and metro schemes are under execution in the MENA region, and a further $245bn are planned, according to regional projects tracker MEED Projects. Delivering projects to time and budget, innovation, operational excellence and financial sustainability has set to be the main focus of the summit in addition to sessions focusing on the lessons learned from key regional and international projects.