Record number of visitors expected for PIARC World Road Congress

Department of Transport expects over 5,000 road experts to attend 26th World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi

The event will discuss the future of road transport.
The event will discuss the future of road transport.

A record number of exhibitors are expected to showcase the latest transport, road and planning innovations at the 26th PIARC World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi this October.

Organized by the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) and the World Road Association (PIARC), around 5,000 road transport professionals, a Congress record number of national pavilions, over 200 exhibitors from international private and public groups and over 40 transport ministers from around the world are expected to participate in the summit.

The 26th World Road Congress will be held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center from October 6 to 10.

Recently, His Excellency Dr Abdullah Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Transport Authority, wrote personally to Transport and Infrastructure Ministers of 195 countries around the world, inviting them to take part in the Ministers Sessions, a prominent feature of every World Road Congress.

His Excellency called for Transport Ministries around the world to come together at the 26th PIARC World Road Congress with public and private partners to share ideas and experiences and develop new partnerships to progress together.

HE highlighted the importance of World Road Congress for the transport sector in the country as it offers a unique opportunity to exchange best practises and showcase the latest developments related to road networks, transport systems and road traffic control. It also provides a platform to develop safety measures to address environmental and sustainability challenges as well as strengthening public-private sectors partnerships to support and develop the roads and transport infrastructure.

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