In an assessment meeting held on January 14, the Ministry of Transport and Communications indicated that it will strive to provide more efficient and speedy services this year.
Asmara, 16 January 2011- In an assessment meeting held on January 14, the Ministry of Transport and Communications indicated that it will strive to provide more efficient and speedy services this year.
At the opening of the meeting where reports were presented regarding the civil aviation, land transport and communication services, the Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Woldemichael Abraha pointed out that successful communication and transport infrastructural projects were implemented in 2010.
The Minister went on to state that strict monitoring of the revised traffic regulations, promoting efficiency of services provided by garages, avoiding traffic problems, thorough examination of vehicles and installing safety signs include some of the plans to be implemented this year.
Moreover, Mr. Woldemichael said that considering the importance of coordinated work in promoting transport safety and efficiency, the ministry will work together with relevant government bodies to secure safe and speedy transport services.
Indicating that commendable progress has been achieved as regards to communications, Mr. Woldemichael stated that fiber-optics based services will be introduced this year for more advanced communication.
Finally, the minister called on all the branches of the ministry to work in productive coordination in implementing the strategic programs outlined for the year.