Qatar preps for transport convention with future outlook on transit systems

In preparation for the “Ministry of Transport…Sustainable Transportation and Legacy for Generations” Conference and Exhibition, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) has unveiled more details on the event that will take place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) on September 17th-18th.

In particular, Qatar Airways Group, Mwani Qatar and QNB will be the strategic sponsors. Additionally, the platinum sponsors will be Qatar Rail and QTerminals Group. Mowasalat (Karwa) will be the gold sponsor, while Fusion Group Holding will be the silver sponsor. On the other hand, Milaha and Al Abdulghani Motors will be the bronze sponsors.

According to the acting assistant undersecretary, Land Transport Affairs, Engineer Hamad Essa Abdulla, “This event aims at exchanging expertise, discussing views, and presenting perspectives and thoughts with our partners concerned with developing the transportation and mobility sector, as well as highlighting the sector’s new trends.”

Meanwhile, there will be 6 panel discussions throughout the event, with more than 20 speakers across various transportation sectors. Topics in discussion will include sustainability, an eco-friendly transit system, as well as updates on the maritime sector of the country. This also includes topics on commercial ports as well as public and rail transportation modes.

“It also aims at highlighting the latest developments of transportation and mobility industry; land, maritime and air, and key plans and strategies for comprehensive and gradual transitioning to an integrated, sustainable, and eco-friendly transit system,” Engineer Hamad Essa Abdulla continues.

On the other hand, Mohamed Ahmed Abukhadija, Strategy and Projects Management Office director, Mowasalat (Karwa), adds “This collaboration underscores our joint commitment to pioneering change. Our electric fleet, an embodiment of our vision, aligns seamlessly with the ministry’s initiatives.”

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