RTA hosts party to entertain and reward ‘Metro babies’ on 10th anniversary - GulfToday

RTA hosts party to entertain and reward ‘Metro babies’ on 10th anniversary

Children and their parents participate in the 10th anniversary of Dubai Metro.

DUBAI: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) brought down the curtain on the celebrations of Dubai Metro 10th anniversary on 30.09.2019 by hosting a party to entertain and reward "Metro Babies."

Invitees included children born on Sept.9 each year from 2009 to 2018. About 200 children with their families took part in celebrations held at the Ice Rink, Dubai Mall.

During the event, a raffle draw was held for the attending children where 10 lucky were selected. Five won journeys to Paris, France, along with their families, and the other five were given a one-year free pass to Dubai amusement parks.

A model of Dubai Metro on display.

RTA praised the significant participation of partners and patrons of this splendid event including Emaar, Fly Dubai, Cannon, Carton Network, Pepsi, Du, MAF, TRA, Nike, Talabat, and the Dubai Metro operator Serco. It paid tribute to Serco’s continuous support to RTA’s activities, especially relating to Dubai Metro and Tram, and its instrumental role in attracting sponsors to this superb event.

The event created a festive and fun-filled atmosphere for children at the backdrop of the glittering lights of Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab. Scenes of celebrations displayed on display screens at Dubai Mall (Aquarium, Waterfront and Ice Rink), and Cartoon Network Arabic. A special edition of Pepsi cans and an activation to prizes and taking group picture for participants to win. At metro stations, Canon did an activation gave away more than (100) Zomini Cameras, and air tickets and holidays packages from Fly Dubai.

The underlying objective of these celebrations was to highlight the achievements of Dubai Metro and its vital role in serving growing numbers of passengers. The event was a great platform for renewing RTA’s commitment to making people happier through delivering diverse services befitting the needs of Dubai inhabitants and visitors. Dubai Metro has become an iconic landmark in this vibrant city abuzz with diverse events attracting scores of people from all corners of the globe.


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