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Transport infrastructure meeting to be held in Dubai under the patronage of UAE's Minister of Infrastructure Development

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, March 21, 2017 / -- The Ministry of Infrastructure Development is currently implementing regional projects as part of efforts to deliver the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda, which seek to position the UAE as the world’s best in road quality and infrastructure.

The GCC government spend on transport infrastructure is planned to reach USD$288 billion by 2020. With key issues such as increasing congestion and high traffic density, improving road transport to support these rapid developments are key priority and requirement for the GCC governments. Further stress will be put on the transport network with the upcoming mega events such as the Dubai World Expo 2020 in the UAE and FIFA World Cup 2022.

H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif AlNuaimi, UAE’s Minister of Infrastructure Development, and Eng. Ahmed Al Hammadi, Roads Department Director, Ministry of Infrastructure Development, will deliver a keynote opening that will shed the light on the importance of developing key aspects of transport infrastructure in the region.

The forum comes at a right time as UAE’s National Agenda looks to develop modern roads and supporting infrastructure to overcome challenges in this vital sector to achieve advancements and a better future. “This event will provide a platform for regional stakeholders and solution providers to meet year-on-year to ensure that the National Vision 2021 is achieved” – Leila Masinaei, IQPC Middle East Managing Director.

Extending support to this event, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development will be joined by Ministry of Interior, Qatar; Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Qatar; Ministry of Transport, Saudi Arabia; Ministry of Works, Bahrain; and more to ensure that the region addresses key challenges and priorities by engaging in technical discussions and finding concrete solutions to maximise ongoing and future infrastructure development opportunities.

The forum will witness participation from experts and senior officials from AECOM, SSH, CH2M, Atkins, Dar Al-Handasah Consultants, and companies including Fugro, 3M, DYWIDAG Systems, Al Jaber, Maurer and more who will be exhibiting at the event to showcase their products and solutions.

The Middle East Road & Bridge Forum, organised by IQPC Middle East will be held in Dubai from 3-4 April at the InterContinental Festival City. For more information, please visit the event website at:

Media contact: Arni David, +971 4 446 2745,

Donna Bravo
IQPC Middle East
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