Posted on November 21, 2019

Mowasalat is all set to host the Annual event on Road/Traffic/Driving safety in name and style of “Ensuring safe mobility of people & goods during major events in Qatar, from 26th to 28th of November 2019 at the Traffic Department Auditorium. 

This event is under the Kind Patronage of Minister of Transport & Communications, H E Jassim Bin Saif Al Sulaiti, collaborating with International Road Transport Union, National Safety Committee and Traffic Department, Qatar.  A series of presentations from National and International road safety and mobility experts and practitioners covering the latest thinking with regard to “education, governance and engineering with respect to road and vehicles”. 

Day 1, the 26th will be a Seminar, covering National safety vision, policies, Mobility challenges for WC 2022, industry trends and innovative solutions.  Day 2, the 27th will be a Workshop on government challenges in enabling safe mobility, developments and latest industry standards in transporting dangerous goods ending with the “Youth forum” addressing career prospects in the road transport & logistics industry and driving the talent management sector which provides abundant career and business opportunities.  The third and last day the 28th will be technical visit to the Hamad seaport and witness the phenomenal progress and development, adaptation of industry best practices and innovation.

Our Principal and Patron of this event, Ministry of Transport & Communications is the champion acceding to key United National global road transport conventions in establishing high level transport standards and international best practices.  In addition, the new laws and legislation regulating and organizing land transport and transportation of dangerous goods by road are set to get implemented soon with the aim to increase transport effectiveness, security and safety.

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“This 2-day program, we are sure, will help in formalizing the road transport industry and ensuring driver education and professionalization as key to improving road transport sector, road safety and deliver major events in Qatar successfully,” said Fahad Al Qahtani (pictured), CEO. “We look forward to receiving the honorable speakers, guests and delegates, accepting our invitation to present and share updates in the industry in providing Safe Mobility and environment to the Qatar residents and visitors. We would like to extend our thankful appreciation to our Main sponsor “Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy” for their great support and cooperation and also Mwani, Qatar our Gold Sponsor.” Mr. Fahad added.

Capt. Abdulla Mohamed Al-Khanji, CEO of Mwani Qatar said: “We are honored to be the Gold Sponsor of this important event which comes at a time when Qatar is preparing to host a number of major events, the most important of which is the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The outcome of the conference will undoubtedly be beneficial to all operator in this field and will have a major role to play in the success of these important events. “At Mwani Qatar, we prioritize the provision of safe transport for all kind of cargo and we continuously seek to adopt best operational practices at our ports in line with the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ strategic plan aimed at developing Qatar’s maritime transport and providing efficient, safe and modern transportation solutions, contributing to achieving QNV 2030”, Capt. Al-Khanji added.

Khaled Kafoud, Media & Government relations Manager on his part said “This is the 8th year in succession; we are hosting this event with related stakeholders.  This year is a 2-day program, Seminar and Workshop have very interesting sessions with renowned speakers who will engage in discussions and present vital statistics & information that we are sure will be much useful in the related fields of industry.  I thank our partners, National Safety committee, Traffic department and IRU for their utmost cooperation and assistance in putting this program together.

It is worth mentioning that the IRU Academy work on achieving the sustainable development and ease road transport all over the world. In addition, to link the transport sector with other sectors, and identify the future policies with their impact on economy and environment. As well as, to exchange knowledge throw the display of innovations, technologies, and the broad range of discoveries in the transport sector in regards of job opportunities, also to identify the new transport projects.