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Qatar Second on ESCWA Gov’t Electronic & Mobile Services Maturity Index 2020
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The State of Qatar has been ranked second at the level of Arab countries on the Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) Maturity Index 2020, among 15 Arab countries covered by a report issued recently by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

Minister Heads Qatar Delegation to 2nd Maritime India Summit
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti today headed the Qatari delegation participating in the 2nd edition of Maritime India Summit, which India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated today.

Minister Receives Message from Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti has received a written message from the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure HE Mr. Vladyslav Kryklii on enhancing cooperation between the two friendly countries in the fields of transportation, ports and aviation.

Minister Meets with Iranian Counterpart
Monday, February 15, 2021

Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti met with the Minister of Roads and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran HE Mr. Mohammad Eslami, in Tehran today.

Concept design project drawn up & finalized, to connect Lusail City with expressway network
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

As part of upgrading the existing transportation network to be able to accommodate the growing demand on mobility and in preparation for Qatar hosting of key international events

MOTC Releases Guidelines on Personal Data Privacy Protection Law
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Marking the Data Privacy Day, Compliance and Data Protection Department at the Ministry has announced the release of the guidelines of the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law No. 13 of 2016

Digital Incubation Center Incubates 25 New Startups, Celebrates the Graduation of 17 Startups
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The DIC of the Ministry has announced the 25 winners of the fourth edition of IdeaCamp, which was held virtually for the first time, in line with the precautionary measures for COVID19.

MOTC and Ooredoo Qatar Sign Agreement to Expand Government Data Centre
Sunday, January 17, 2021

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and Ooredoo Qatar have signed an agreement to expand the Government Data Centre (GDC).

MOTC’s Gov. Infrastructure Operation Dept. Achieves ISO/IEC 270001:2013 for All Gov. Shared Services
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Government Infrastructure Operation Department of the Information Technology Affairs at the Ministry has obtained the ISO/IEC 270001:2013 Information Security Management System certificate.

Transport Engineering Conf. & Exhibition in April under MOTC Sponsorship
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The Ministry yesterday hosted a press conference to announce that the Transport Engineering Conference & Exhibition will be organized by the Qatar Society of Engineers under the sponsorship of MOTC in cooperation with Expo Tale, the event management company, from 5 to 7 April 2021, at Sharq Village and Spa.

MOTC Collecting Data to Develop Qatar Freight Master Plan
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is currently considering the Qatar Freight Master Plan, which is expected to be finalized by the end of 2022.

MOTC Wraps Up Forum on “New Technologies and Digital Transformation”
Sunday, January 3, 2021

The Ministry wrapped up its virtual forum on “New Technologies and Digital Transformation”, organized last week by MOTC’s Digital Industry Department represented in cooperation with the UN (ESCWA).