Top UAE firms in facilities management JV
Dubai, December 13, 2011
Two leading UAE companies - Etisalat Services Holding and Emirates Transport - have joined forces to set up a new venture that will provide specialised and tailored facilities management services in key sectors.
The partnership is aimed at creating a standalone FM company that will utilise Emirates Transport’s industry network and knowledge of the market, culture and business practices, along with Etisalat FM’s record of success in serving customers and its status as the first choice for FM services in telecommunications sector, said the duo.
The new company will provide FM services in the sectors where Emirates Transport is present such as education, healthcare, federal government ministries, local government authorities, police department, and oil and gas companies.
Commenting on the venture, Ali Al Sharid, CEO of Etisalat Services Holding said, “This is a strategic step for Etisalat FM towards widening their customer base, and becoming the model FM service provider of choice in the government sector.”
Mohamed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager, Emirates Transport said: 'It will allow us to enhance the services to our current customers and we are confident that we will mutually benefit from the skills and knowledge that both entities have to offer in this partnership.'
“In the theme of unity, following the UAE’s 40th National Day, two UAE companies are joining forces and instilling the spirit of cooperation and mutual trust,” Al Jarman stated.
Mustafa Al Ateek, general manager, Etisalat FM said the new company’s objective is to maximize client investments in non-core operations and improve the productivity of their facilities and assets by providing superior customized solutions.-TradeArabia News Service