Mowasalat, General Directorate of Traffic Discuss Mitigating the Risks of Transporting Dangerous Goods

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Mowasalat, General Directorate of Traffic Discuss Mitigating the Risks of Transporting Dangerous Goods

Under the patronage of H.E. Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Mowasalat (Karwa) held a workshop on sustainable public transport and mitigating the risks of transporting dangerous goods.

Mowasalat (Karwa), represented by Karwa Driving School, was joined at the workshop by representatives from the General Directorate of Traffic, the National Traffic Safety Committee and the International Road Transport Union Academy.

The event discussed boosting safer road transport and relevant research, studies and applications. It also tackled topics of sustainable public transport requirements and traffic safety.

In his opening remarks, Chairman of Mowasalat Nasser Mohammed Al Malki, highlighted effective measures that help prevent road accidents and how this positively reflects on the safety of society as a whole.

Safe mobility and the importance of enhancing relevant partnerships were also discussed with the aim of achieving the state plans and Qatar National Vision 2030.

“We, in Mowasalat Karwa, work on diversifying safety measures and raising awareness to prevent road accidents and mitigating their negative impact on society and individuals from social, health, psychological and economic perspectives, as well as promoting the laws and policies that need to be enforced to protect the national economy,” said Al Malki.

Mowasalat Managing Director Khalid Nasser Al Hail said protecting lives and improving road safety are top of the company’s priorities and that Karwa Driving School has obtained multiple international certifications based on which the school is able to provide specific driving licenses that contribute to safer driving.

He also said they are keen on organizing such workshops and training courses that focus on road and traffic safety as part of their corporate social responsibility programs.