2,177 land transport license transactions carried out in the first quarter of this year
No less than 2,177 land transport license transactions were concluded by the Ministry of Transport and Communications during the first quarter of this year.
Out of a total of 2,177 transactions, 1,394 transactions relate to ground transportation activities, 561 relate to commercial limousine activities and 222 relate to commercial car rental activities.
According to data recently published by the Ministry of Transport and Communications on its Twitter account, the main services provided in the context of land transport activities include the issuance and renewal of trade registers; issuance and renewal of business licenses; the addition of an activity to the trade registers among others.
In land transport activities, 737 transactions were carried out for the issuance and renewal of trade registers while 602 transactions were carried out for the issuance and renewal of trade licenses.
For the limousine business activities, 285 transactions were made for the issuance and renewal of business registers while 262 transactions were performed for the issuance and renewal of business licenses.
Meanwhile, another MoTC article reveals that more than 9 million transactions have been executed in the past four years by the Government Contact Center (Hotline 109), a project of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) in the part of Qatar’s digital government initiative.
The Government Contact Center (Hotline 109) provides assistance services to the public and responds to their inquiries regarding all government services.
According to the information on the MoTC website, in line with the vision outlined in the Qatar Digital Government 2020 strategy and seeking to enrich the residents of Qatar with the experience of government e-services, the e-government steering committee has decided to apply a single sign-on platform for all governments. e-services and unify all e-services supported by the Government of Qatar Contact Center (QGCC) (109) to receive inquiries and complaints from the public 24/7.
Another tweet from the ministry shows how Qatar has managed to manage business continuity in a crisis. “The crisis management and business continuity plan in the State of Qatar supports the remote working system through shared government services and infrastructure readiness to provide electronic services to individuals and companies, ”the MoTC recently tweeted.
The tweet says that Qatar’s crisis management and business continuity plan to support remote working is built around four core principles, including the deployment of policies and framework; the activation of the crisis management task force; guarantee the best customer service; and the adoption of a remote working mechanism.
It also highlights government shared services that ensure smooth remote work and business continuity, including government network, government electronic correspondence system, government data exchange, data center of government, government contact center “109” and SMS gateway.
The ministry’s infographic also reveals the availability of more than 1,000 digital services and 40 smartphone apps by government entities as well as regular updating of all services through Hukoomi.