“This initiative followed an agreement signed with the Emirates Driving Institute, in its capacity as a partner of RTA Foundation. The agreement calls for granting some individuals from fixed-income categories of all nationalities cost-free driver licences. Fees waiver starts from file opening, theoretical and practical training in addition to signs, parking, market, and highway tests and up to the final test and the issuance of the driver license,” said Dr Yousef Al Ali, chairman of the Higher Committee of RTA Foundation and CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation.
Amer Ahmed Belhasa, chairman of the Emirates Driving Institute Group and vice-chairman of the Belhasa Group, said: “We, at the Emirates Driving Institute, renew our commitment to being part of and supporter of RTA Foundation launched to deliver charitable services for specific individuals or organisations. As per the initiative, EDI will be providing free driver licence learning courses to customers who have been chosen by RTA in association with Beit Al Khair Society. Obtaining driver licences will help these customers get better jobs and ensure better lives for their families. We thank RTA for choosing EDI and providing us with the opportunity to serve this segment of the society and help uplift their economic condition in line with our core values that give great importance to CSR initiatives.”