Ras Al Khaimah Municipality launches the unified addressing and spatial guidance system for the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

The Ras Al Khaimah Municipal Department launched yesterday the unified addressing and spatial guidance system for the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, which enhances the quality of life standards in the Emirate and promotes sustainable development opportunities that achieve the economic, development and development vision of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. emirate.

Director General of Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, Munther Muhammad bin Shukr Al Zaabi, said that the Address Project will provide a wide range of economic, social and environmental benefits, which include improving emergency response times, upgrading the level of service delivery, and inferring addresses in easier ways that shorten distances and time and reduce emissions from vehicle exhaust. The carbon footprint is reduced thanks to time and fuel economy.

He explained that all of these factors make the emirate an attractive destination that attracts more tourists and transforms its economy into a smart economy that enjoys faster delivery of services and goods, and allows it to benefit from emerging global economic opportunities such as the electronic economy.

He added that the address system is based on the best international standards and practices adopted in modernizing and unifying the mechanism for naming streets, determining locations, areas, roads and buildings throughout the emirate, and completely re-planning and organizing their addressing, which enhances the efficiency and accuracy of business and government services and moves the emirate to the ranks of developed countries in its infrastructure. And its smart services that it provides to its audience.

He explained that the first phase included launching the project digitally through an electronic platform used by community members and visitors. All mapping companies were provided with a digital copy of the data to update the data on their maps. Coordination is underway on the installation of billboards on buildings and streets in the emirate in the second phase.

He pointed out that the project is in the depth of the development process witnessed by the emirate under the leadership of our wise government, and combines authenticity, identity and culture with development, excellence, knowledge and sustainability, as the places in which we live are addresses linking each other and an environmental and geographical record that documents the relationship of the past with the present and the relationship of The present with the future, and that the design and establishment of the new addressing system with heritage touches and smart applications enhances our civilizational affiliation and our relations with the future at the same time, and consolidates the position of the emirate as an ideal destination for residence, work and visit.

He pointed out that the new addressing and spatial guidance system reflects the national heritage and local culture, as specialized consultations were sought from local experts in order to ensure the correct representation of the local culture and dialect in the new system.

He stated that the address system relies on the latest technological applications that provide accurate and rapid information, and allow residents, companies and visitors to conduct their daily work in a smarter and more efficient way to take advantage of all the opportunities offered by the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

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