Integrated Transport Centre and Lulu International Exchange sign MoU to sell Hafilat cards
The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) in Abu Dhabi and Lulu International Exchange signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start selling Hafilat Cards in all Lulu International Exchange in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi starting from Sunday, October 27, 2019. This is in aim of improving the level of services offered to bus users and enhancing the cooperation between the public and private sectors.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Mohammed Hamad Al Muhairi, the Executive Director of the Public Transport Sector at ITC and Mr. Adeeb Ahamad, Managing Director at LuLu International Exchange. The signing ceremony was attended by many officials from both entities.
According to the MoU, Hafilat smart cards will be sold in Lulu International Exchange in more than 30 branches across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra Region at a cost of AED 40 (AED 10 for the card fee and AED 30 as a balance).
“The MoU symbolizes the cooperation between public and private sectors to facilitate the services offered to the public and meet their demands. This cooperation encourages the use of public transport modes because of the variety of bus services available in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi,” Al Muhairi stated.
Al Muhairi added that cooperation between the public and private sectors contributes to the development of public transport in the emirate and encourages the public to use it. The agreement comes at a time when the bus transport sector is witnessing a remarkable expansion in the local lines network and an increasing demand due to the diversity of service and the integration of the road network. It became a major means of transport in the daily movement of the population because of its convenient and advanced services between different areas.
Mr. Adeeb Ahamad, Managing Director at LuLu International Exchange expressed his pleasure to cooperate with the Integrated Transport Centre and said "This joint collaboration represented in selling "Hafilat" cards supports the efforts excreted by LuLu International Exchange LLC to strengthen its role as a vital company in providing services to society with its different classes. This service contributes in diversifying the products of LuLu Exchange and saving time and effort of the employees and enhancing their happiness and satisfaction. It also represents an example to follow in collaboration between the public and private sectors and the solidarity of efforts between them for serving the society members."