Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services

Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services
Ministry of Transport - Saudi Arabia.svg
Ministerial Department overview
Formed1953; 70 years ago (1953)
JurisdictionGovernment of Saudi Arabia
HeadquartersRiyadh
Minister responsible
  • Saleh Al-Jasser, Minister
Child Ministerial Department
WebsiteOfficial English Website

The Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services (Arabic: وزارة النقل والخدمات اللوجستية), formerly the Ministry of Transport (MoT; Arabic: وزارة النقل) is a government ministry in Saudi Arabia responsible for all aspects of transport, including roads, railways, and ports.[1] Established in 1953, the current minister is Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, who was appointed on 23 October 2019.[2]

History

In 1953 the ministry was established under the name of the Ministry of Transportation with a task regards supervising the transport aspects. In 1975 the tasks associated with the ministry were extended to including planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining the roads and the bridges. In 2003 the name of the ministry was amended to the Ministry of Transport.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "About Ministry of Transport". Ministry of Transport. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Saudi Arabia appoints new FM, transport minister". Arab News. 23 October 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
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