MOTC (Ministry of Transport and Communication) - Oman
PO Box: 684,
100 Muscat International Airport
Tel +968 24 68 5000
Fax +968 24 68 5757www.motc.gov.om
The Sultanate turns into one of the leading countries in the Transport and Communications Sector, through providing high quality, accessible, sustainable and safe services by the relevant Ministry, while taking into account its Social responsibilities, making of the Sector the second source of the National Income and positioning the Sultanate among the top ten countries in the logistical performance internationally, by the year 2040.
-To set, apply and follow up the general policy of the Transport and Communications Sector, in coordination with all the Competent Authorities.
-To act as a Supervisory Authority with regard to all establishments, institutions and government bodies involved in the Transport and Communications Sector.
-To set up legislative frameworks and promote International Conventions and make use of the same to serve the Transport and Communications Sector.
-To develop a regional / international integrated and multi-modal Transport System.
-To evolve an integrated Communications System.
-To develop and maintain the Infrastructure of the Transport and Communications.
-To drive the institutional performance towards excellence.
-To achieve a high level of regional and international competitiveness in the Transport, Logistics and Communications Sector:
-Improve the level of convergence and international cooperation through the initiation, development and activation of the International Conventions.
-Simplify the Transport procedures through the establishment of a one-stop window system applying modern technology.
-Provide and maintain high quality infrastructures that ensure safety for users and preserves the environment.
-Develop a Management System and undertake supervision over all the Ministry’s Departments.
-Produce the legislations governing the Transport Sector.
-To Develop and improve the quality of the Public Transport Services:
-Develop the Public Transport and make it available in all regions of the Sultanate.
-Confirm the user’s satisfaction.
-Enhance the performance of the Sector.
-Ensure passengers ‘security and safety.
-To achieve a high level of accessibility and development of the Telecommunication Services:
-Develop Broadband Infrastructure.
-Ensure the availability of the Telecommunication Services all over the country.
-Provide high quality and affordable Telecommunication Services.
-Produce the legislations governing the Telecommunications Sector and Postal Services.
-To provide accurate information for decision-making:
-Establish a safe and comprehensive Information Database.
-Improve the internal and external Communications.
-To introduce modern technology and promote scientific research in the field of Transport and Logistics:
-Embrace Modern Technology in the field of Transport and Communications.
-Establish Transport Research Center to ensure the quality of the Infrastructure.
-Improve the Safety Standards.
-Activate cooperation with other Research Organizations and Institutions.
-To improve the performance to the highest levels of institutional excellence:
-Adopt international standards and work accordingly.
-Promote the Management and Supervision Systems.
-Develop and maintain the Human Resources.
-Ensure persistent improvement of the Ministry’s performance.
-Enhance the quality of services and products.
-Confirm the user’s satisfaction and endeavour to meet his expectations.
In witness thereof, I am committed to provide all the necessary resources to accomplish this policy and achieve its objectives. I am also committed to respond, in the light of the governing Laws and Regulations, to the requirements of those benefiting from the Ministry’s services. I further undertake to work on establishing and developing the Quality Management System being one of the key mechanisms for achieving the aforementioned objectives, and therefore call upon all the Ministry’s Cadres and Staff to carry out this policy and spare no effort to make it a real success.
Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim al- Futaisi
Minister of Transport and Communications