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Discussions Held to Strengthen Cooperation between the UAE and Bahrain in the Area of Traffic

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of the Traffic Coordination General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior, met Lieutenant Sheikh Nader bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, from the General Directorate of Traffic Services in the Kingdom of Bahrain and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting at Brigadier Al Zaabi’s office, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest and ways to enhance the cooperation and coordination of traffic issues between the UAE and Kingdom of Bahrain Ministries of Interior.  

The meeting was attended by Colonel Nasser Ahmad Al Hosani, Chief of the Federal Traffic Section and Lt. Colonel Ali Saeed Al Shehhi, Chief of the Strategy and Performance Development Section at the Traffic Coordination Directorate General, of the Ministry of Interior.

The Bahraini delegation reviewed the substantial progress in the traffic safety systems achieved by Abu Dhabi Police, as well as the use of smart traffic systems, the development of traffic work and the performance levels, as benchmarked to the best international standards.

Brigadier Khamis Ishaq Mohammed, Director of the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, welcomed the Bahraini delegation and confirmed the strength of the ties between the GCC traffic departments and the ADP’s commitment to promoting cooperation. He also stressed the importance of exchanging visits to benefit from their respective experience in the field of smart traffic systems, as well as the services offered through the Customer Service Center that are designed to save time and effort for customers.

Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Eng. Badr Ahmed Al Harithi, Head of the Traffic and Road Safety Engineering, detailed the projects to the delegation that support future solutions for building smart cities. These included the technical solutions used in traffic safety that aim to eliminate traffic problems and jams; and reduce road traffic accidents by providing advanced methods to manage traffic.

During its visit to the Smart Traffic Systems Center, the delegation also reviewed different systems such as the “Smart Towers” system, which alerts drivers on motorways through changing electronic messages, the system for catching red light runners, along with a number of vital projects implemented by the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate.

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