The Business Bay Bridge was inaugurated at a grand ceremony on March 13, 2007, by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in the presence of members of the Dubai Executive Council. The event, which was widely covered by local newspapers and television channels, was also attended by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Dubai RTA. Parsons’ contribution to the success of the project was appreciated by the RTA.
Parsons has been working in the Middle East for more than 50 years and in the UAE for nearly 30 years; our first office was established in Abu Dhabi in 1978. Parsons currently has more than 1,000 employees working at offices in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. The portfolio of ongoing projects in the Middle East includes major highways, bridges, rail and transit, airports, and infrastructure for major private developments.
Photo Caption: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulates Parsons senior managers (Top photo, L to R) Hazem Sharaf, Tarek Atawi, and Hamed Zaghw; and Parsons Resident Engineers (Bottom photo, L to R) Abid Dulemi, Khalil Musleh, and Khaldoun Jamal.