The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) inaugurated on Sunday in Barcelona, Spain, the UITP Global Public Transport Summit, with the participation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Transport General Authority (TGA).
The TGA was represented at the Summit by the Authority’s Vice-President for the Regulatory Sector, Eng. Fawaz Al-Sahli; the Authority’s Undersecretary for Land Transport Sector, Abdulmajeed Al-Tasan; and General Director of the Authority’s Studies and Transport Economics, Rayan Alhazmi.
The opening ceremony witnessed the holding of the General Assembly of the UITP, in which a number of issues were discussed, including the adoption of the minutes and results of the 2022 General Assembly as well as the 2023 budget and its work plan.
It also witnessed the election of the President of the UITP for the term 2023-2025, in addition to honoring graduates of the Diploma of Public Transport Managers, which included three officials of the Saudi TGA.
The UITP Global Public Transport Summit’s activities will include the launch of an exhibition, which will last until the 7th of June, with the participation of a number of entities and those interested in the public transport sector, under the theme of ‘Bright Light of the City’.