Arab Transport Ministers approves TASNEEF as the first Arab Authority for Classification

ALEXANDRIA, 29th October, 2015 (WAM) — Arab Ministers of Transport and Communications have approved the Emirates Authority for Classification, TASNEEF, as the first Arab Classification Authority and one of the agencies approved by them.
This came as a result of the participation of the UAE yesterday in the 28th Session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Transport taking place at the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) headquarters in Alexandria, Egypt. The event is being held under the Chairmanship of Lebanon’s Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Ghazi Zaiterthe, in the presence of Dr. Ismail Abdul Ghaffar, Chairman of the Arab Academy, and representatives of Arab unions and organisations.
The UAE delegation was headed by Salem Ali Al- Zaabi, Director-General of the Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport, and included Amer Ali, Executive Director of Dubai Maritime Authority along with a number of senior officials.