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06 Sep 2021

RTA gives away laptops to the most frequent metro and tram commuters among students


An image of a student awarded by RTA

With students getting back to schools at the start of the new academic year 2021-2022, RTA embarked on an initiative to give away laptops to the most frequent commuting students that use the metro and tram services to reach their schools and universities; which reflects the RTA’s commitment to encourage all community segments, especially students, to use public transit means encompassing Dubai metro, tram, public buses and marine transit means. The initiative is kindly supported by Noon, HP, Keolis-MHI. 


“This initiative is part of RTA’s standing commitment to encourage various segments of the community, such as the youth and students, to use mass transit means like the metro, tram, buses and marine transit means in their daily commute across Dubai,” said Rowdah Al Mehrizi, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communication, Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector, RTA.


Al Mehrizi praised the cooperation of Noon in hosting this initiative by presenting laptops to students of universities and schools among the most frequent users of the metro and tram services. The initiative was also co-sponsored by HP and Keolis-MHI. Laptops were distributed to the deserving students at the most frequented metro stations used by this category of riders at the start of the current school year 2021-2022. 


The Director of Marketing and Corporate Communication commended the efforts of these companies as it symbolised the cooperation between the public sector represented by RTA and the private sector represented by Noon, HP and Keolis-MHI. 


It is noteworthy that RTA offers a 50% discount on blue nol cards to students and residents. It offers this card free of charge to senior Emiratis, residents and people of determination to encourage them to use public transport means in Dubai.
 

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