Bahrain team at transport ministers' meet
Manama, November 12, 2012
A high-level Bahrain transport ministry delegation led by Minister of Transportation Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed held several key discussions with the regional players at the recent Arab Transport Ministers Council meeting held in Egypt.
The minister chaired the Kingdom’s delegation at the high-profile meeting held at the headquarters of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt.
The Bahraini officials discussed several key issues at the regional summit including a study on developing an Arabic online portal for transport trade and a voluntary audit system for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) member states.
The other items discussed included the review of the regulations of the agreement on the Liberalization of Air Transportation between Arab countries as well as the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme.
Commenting on the meeting, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed said, "Bahrain's participation in this important ministerial meeting underlines the Kingdom’s commitment to further developing its transportation sector, and to participating in international projects focused on enhancing transportation infrastructure."
"High-profile meetings such as this provide an excellent platform to share knowledge and expertise, and help in aligning the country's transportation strategy with the integrated Arab transportation strategy, which will serve all economic sectors in the Kingdom, enhance productivity, and ultimately help to improve the quality of land, sea, and air transportation, in keeping with Bahrain's Economic Vision 2030,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service