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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...... More
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The Ministry’s history
 
 
1973
The ministry of transport and public services was established by a royal decree (15/1973) with the first set of ministry in the sultanate . The ministry held the task of implementing the government’s plans in transport and communications fields. The administrative body of the state law (No26/75) which indicated the ministry’s tasks as (ministry of transport).
 
 
1978
In accordance to a royal decree (37/1978) the ministry specialization distributed to 2 ministries, one of transportation, the other for post telegram and phone. The royal decree (17/1979) indicated the tasks of the ministry of post telegram and phone as well its organizational charter .the royal decree (24/1993) indicated the tasks of transport ministry and its organizational charter in Roads, ports and airports.
 
 
2000 The ministry later was changed to the ministry of transport and communication by a royal decree (47/2001) 14/may/2001, which put together the specialization of transport and communication .The housing tasks were assigned to the newly established, Ministry of Housing, electricity and water by the same decree. The ministry tasks and its organizational charter by a royal decree (19/2008) in (17/2/2008)
 
 
2001
The ministry later was changed to the ministry of transport and communication by a royal decree (47/2001), which put together the specialization of transport and communication. The housing tasks were assigned to the newly established, Ministry of Housing, electricity and water by the same decree. The ministry tasks and its organizational charter by a royal decree (19/2008) in (17/2/2008)
 
 
The transport and communication sector received a close attention and care by HM government, due to its role of holding the pillars of infrastructure for social and economic development in the Sultanate. This attention is shown by   constructing and paving roads between the governorates. Another is establishing airports and airports as well maintaining them.Drafting the general policy of communications sector as well its regulatory legislations.
 
The ministry is holding the task of implementing the plans which the government drafted as well work on developing the level of services in the entire sector which the ministry oversees. This sector is still getting the government attention and care by achieving the subsequent aims which the country witness.