Dubai – Masaader News
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the 11thedition of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) featuring two new categories to enhance sustainability. The first is Sustainability Ambassador, and the second is the Best Academic Institution Supporting Sustainability. Submissions from all government, semi-government entities as well as private companies, schools, university, and public associations will be received as early as tomorrow (Wednesday) 1 August and continue up to 1 November 2018.
“DAST Organising Committee will start receiving submissions as of 1 August to 1 November this year,” announced Nasir Hamad Bu Shehab, CEO of Strategy and Corporate Governance Sector cum Chairman of RTA’ DAST Higher Organising Committee.
“The Committee is fully prepared to receive submissions for the 11th edition of the Award, which is highlighted by the addition of two new categories. The first category is the Sustainability Ambassador that is dedicated to students show significant attention to environmental aspects and organizing awareness campaigns about sustainability issues associated with public transport. The second category is the Best Academic Institution Supporting Sustainability, which is focused on environmental initiatives run by students in connection with sustainable transport.
“Registration in various categories of DAST can be made in simple steps through the Award’s website (http://www.rta.ae/wpsv5/links/dast/index.html). The online registration saves much time & effort and consolidates the Smart Government practices of Dubai Government to facilitate transactions for corporate & individual customers with the aim of making them happier,” added Bu Shehab.