Emirates Transport (Emirates General Transport and Services Corporation) was founded in 1981, with the aim of organizing and managing transport and maintenance services and supervision of the operation for the benefit of various federal and local government agencies, and private sector institutions. The corporation adopts a leading strategy in the transport and technical services sector, through the Centre for School Transport, 19 business centres, 7 subsidiaries, and 33 locations at the national level including 9 branches, which are: Abu Dhabi, Western Region, Al Ain, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Central Region (includes Umm Al Quwain, Al Dhaid, Masfout and Hatta), Ras Al Khaimah, and the East Coast branch (includes Fujairah, Khor Fakkan and Kalba and Dibba).