Qatar Minister of Transport launches Qatar Transportation Master Plan 2050.
24 June 2022, 12:00 AM
30 June 2022, 12:00 AM
Qatar Minister of Transport HE Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti on Sunday launched the Transportation Master Plan for Qatar 2050 (TMPQ).
Minister of Environment and Climate Change HE Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani, President of Planning and Statistics Authority Dr. Saleh bin Mohammad Al Nabit, President of Public Works Authority (Ashghal) Dr. Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi and CEO of Qatari Diar Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah, in addition to a plethora of senior officials and leaders of relevant public and private sector entities who attended the event.
The plan constitutes a roadmap for investing in land transportation infrastructure and determines the frameworks and future orientations for developing the transportation networks nationwide to ensure their integration with land uses, urban development, population growth and fulfilling the future demand for transportation.
Minister Al Sulaiti said that the plan also helps achieve financial sustainability of the land transportation sector by covering the largest possible ratio of operating costs through executing transportation demand management policies, and public-private partnerships for investing in and contributing to building and operating the country's transportation systems.
He said that the Plan will have significant economic returns thanks to the increased revenues and the benefits of saving vehicle-operating cost, saving energy and fuel consumption, reducing trip time, and lowering carbon emissions and traffic accidents.