Arab Transport Ministers 34th Session Kicks off in Egypt

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Cairo, October 19, 2021, SPA -- The 34th session of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers kicked off today at the Arab League under Jordan’s presidency. The session includes the participation of Arab ministers of transport, heads of delegations and Assistant Secretary General and Head of the Economic Department at the Arab League Ambassador Kamal Hassan Ali.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s delegation is headed by Minister of Transport and Logistic Services Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser.
The agenda of the session covers a number of topics, including supporting the Palestinian economy, discussing the report of the first meeting of the technical committee supervising the implementation of the Arab agreement to regulate passenger land transport between and across the Arab States, and a proposal to establish a comprehensive Arab e-platform for transport. The agenda also includes ways of financing a comprehensive feasibility study for a project to establish an Arab database to support the shipbuilding and repair industry in Arab countries, as well as recent trends in applying artificial intelligence (AI) in transport and logistics and their future in the Arab region.
It is also scheduled that the current session's work will include the election of members of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers for a two-year period.
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15:19 LOCAL TIME 12:19 GMT
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