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HE Minister Meets with IMO Secretary-General
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

HE Minister held talks with the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, at IMO’s premises in London today.

MOTC Conducts Field Survey Program To Update Qatar's Comprehensive Transportation Plan
Sunday, November 18, 2018

The Ministry is carrying out a Field Survey Program that started in Year 2017 and will continue until the end of year 2019, throughout the country to update the Transport Masterplan of Qatar (TMPQ).

QTerminals reaches new container and cargo handling milestones in record time
Monday, November 12, 2018

Under the patronage and in the presence of His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications and Chairman of QTerminals, QTerminals has held an event to celebrate reaching the major milestones of handling two million TEU...

QTerminals Signs MoU with China Harbour Engineering Co. on Ports Investment
Thursday, November 8, 2018

QTerminals, the recently-established operator of the first phase of Hamad Port in Qatar, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC).

Q-CERT holds cyber security drill to secure major events
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

QATAR Computer Emergency Response Team (Q-CERT) conducted a cybersecurity drill (Star 6) in Doha on Today.

Minister Attends Istanbul’s Third Airport Inauguration Ceremony
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Commissioned by HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti witnessed yesterday the inauguration of the Istanbul New Airport.

Qatar takes part in Marine Environment Protection Committee meetings
Monday, October 22, 2018

Qatar takes part in the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meetings held at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, UK.

Statement from the Ministry of Transport and Communications
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Qatar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications is aware of the surprising news being reported in some media outlets, which claims that arms shipments have passed through Doha from Tehran in a cargo aircraft that landed at Hamad International Airport and then left for Beirut.

Workshop Held on ‘Integrated Public Transport Ticketing & Fare Collection System’
Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has organized a workshop on the requirements that are needed for deploying the Integrated Public Transport Ticketing & Fare Collection System in cooperation with the main stakeholders.

Ministry Wraps up Workshop on Adobe Government Framework Agreement
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Ministry has wrapped up a workshop on Government Framework Agreement signed between the Government of Qatar, represented by MOTC, and computer software company Adobe,...

Ministry Conducts Inspection Campaign on Sea Modes of Transport
Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Ministry today conducted an inspection campaign on sea modes of transport with the participation of the General Directorate of Coasts and Borders Security and Qatar Tourism Authority.

Annual Workshop on Reducing Traffic Accidents Begins in Doha
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The 8th annual seminar and workshop on reducing road traffic accidents began today. It is organized by Karwa in cooperation with the International Road Transport Union (IRU), in partnership with the General Directorate of Traffic and the National Traffic Safety Committee.