The MoT’s land transport sector completed over 6,600 transactions last year

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) carried out 6,657 transactions through its land transport sector in 2021.

The Ministry of Transport announced yesterday, on its Twitter account, the completion of 6,657 transactions by the land transport sector in 2021.

In 2021, out of a total of 6,657 transactions; 3,639 were related to land transport licensing, 2,677 to land transport planning and 341 transactions were related to traffic engineering and road safety.

The ministry also shared data for the last quarter of 2021. In the fourth quarter of 2021, 2,991 transactions were completed by the land transport sector. Out of a total of 2,991 transactions, 1,989 transactions are related to land transport licensing, 890 to land transport planning, and 112 transactions are related to traffic engineering and road safety.

The Land Transport Development of the Land Transport Sector sets the general policy for the development of land and rail transport activities. It prepares the necessary studies and design plans, as well as the planning for the construction and development of land and rail transport networks in coordination with the competent authorities of the State of Qatar. It identifies licensing requirements and charges for land and rail transport activities.

The Land Transport Authorization implements the provisions of land and rail transport laws and regulations and also sets the rules and makes decisions governing the land and rail transport services. It receives, examines and approves license applications submitted by land and rail transport service providers.

It also verifies the conformity of the means of land transport with the specifications set, in cooperation with the competent authorities of the State of Qatar.

The Traffic and Road Safety Engineering of the Road Transport Sector prepares traffic and traffic jam studies in coordination with the Traffic Department of the Ministry of the Interior.

Preparing studies and data analyzes on traffic accidents, determining their causes and proposing appropriate solutions as well as proposing road safety measures in coordination with the administrative units concerned are his tasks.

It coordinates with stakeholders to achieve the highest rates of road safety and accident reduction and manages traffic control systems and traffic lights, in coordination with relevant parties, according to details on the website. the word.

Land transport has become a key enabler of the Qatari economy and a cornerstone of its growth, and the land transport sector continues its efforts to develop a state-of-the-art transport network in line with the objectives of the Qatar National Vision 2030, MoT says .

The mission of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) is to build an integrated and efficient transport system that uses state-of-the-art technologies to serve all local sectors while connecting Qatar to the wider regional and international economy. .

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