Dr. Aysha Al Busmait, Director of Customer Service and Chairwoman of Women Committee at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has recently received a delegation of the Women Committee at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), headed by its Chairwoman Khawla Muhairi, in order to familiarize themselves with the expertise of RTA’s Women’s Committee and its key achievements over the past years, particularly as it had been established 2007 and gained sufficient expertise rendering it capable of assuming a leading role in communicating with women’s institutions across the UAE in general and within Dubai in particular.
Dr. Aysha Al Busmait stressed the importance of this meeting, which contributes significantly to strengthening the social and cognitive communication between the female employees of various work backgrounds in Dubai, particularly within the government entities, which are the focus of Dubai Government senior leaders who are keen on effectively developing women tasks and grooming them to occupy senior leading positions in order to contribute to the enhancement of activities that lead to the development of work system in particular.
“Field visits to women institutions contribute to developing many ideas and issues that contribute to the advancement of thinking through positive interaction among women and encourage them to exert expeditious effort in line with the highest standards so as to achieve the required quality,” she continued.
Dr. Al Busamit noted that the Women Committee focused on raising the awareness and preparing educative programs illustrating the role of women in various cultural, social, and sports fields. It is also engaged in organizing programs to leverage the participation in celebrations related to women, organizing women symposiums & workshops in various fields, and identifying the demands of RTA’s female employees and catering to their professional, cultural and social needs, besides establishing express communication channels with organizations, and local or international associations to exchange information and experience.
During the meeting, a visual presentation was delivered highlighting the key actions and activities of RTA’s Women’s Committee over the past years, as well as its plan for the current year. The presentation also reviewed the most important cultural and awareness-raising courses, social and health seminars that have been conducted through hosting an elite panel of specialists; which were attended by considerable numbers of RTA’s employees. The presentation also showcased the field visits and entertainment tours, along with the participations of Women Committee in all communal events, national festivals and philanthropic activities and events.
Khawla Al Muhairi, Chairwoman of DEWA Women Committee, commended the visit, which reflected the significance of cooperation and communication among various work entities in Dubai.
“This visit emphasizes the keenness of community organizations to activate and achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to promote the role of women in the community and support them at all levels, fields and sectors. It also underlines RTA’s social responsibility towards various community segments, and the need to exchange ideas & expertise intended to promote the cognitive aspect, which has a significant contribution to uplifting the intellectual and cultural dimensions of female employees in particular,” said Al Muhairi.
She explained that the Women’s Committee DEWA was working to establish a common platform to promote a positive interaction with RTA’s female employees, and diffuse the awareness of the importance of striking a balance between their social and working life.
“DEWA’s Women’s Committee is a newly established entity and is yet to complete a year, the fact that prompted us to pay this visit, especially as RTA’s Women’s Committee is four years old and has a clear-cut vision of marching in the right path. We also opted to underscore the importance of establishing communication channels between members with a view to sharing expertise and learning how best to advance the drive of our Women Committee,” concluded Al Muhairi.