.E. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Sharif Al Khouri, Director General of the Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime (FTA), received today at his office in Abu Dhabi HE Navdip Suri, Ambassador of the State of India.
H.E. Eng. Al Khouri welcomed the Indian diplomatic mission and reviewed the initiatives and pioneering projects carried out by the FTA within its regulatory and supervisory role in the land and maritime transport sector aimed at achieving the vision of good leadership that constitutes the roadmap for the FTA's strategy and ambitious initiatives
During the meeting, bilateral talks were exchanged between the two sides, which focused on increasing cooperation and coordination between the two sides, exchange of experiences in the land and sea sectors, benefiting from the best practices of the two sides and discussing a draft memorandum of understanding on maritime transport between the two countries which mainly focuses on boosting coordination between the two sides in the field of maritime safety and exchanging experiences in ship management, training and marine education.
In his speech, the Indian Ambassador praised the deeply rooted relations between both countries, and the strong leadership of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The Director General of the FTA said that the land and sea transport sector in the UAE is experiencing a qualitative leap and prosperity in line with the operational plans of the entities concerned with the infrastructure of land and sea transport. He also pointed out that the FTA is also seeking, through its strategic and operational plan, to play an active role in supporting the local concerned institutions; all in order to achieve the UAE Vision 2021, which translates the guidance of the UAE wise leadership in these two vital sectors.