Ministers discuss trans-Gulf railway project

 The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministers of Transport held their 22nd meeting on Thursday. GCC Secretary-General Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajjraf also participated.


Hassan Mohammed Jumaa Al-Mansouri, undersecretary of the Ministry for Infrastructure Development and Transportation; also chaired the meeting on behalf of UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Suhail Mohammed Al-Mazrouei.

The ministers reviewed the progress of the GCC railway project, among several other issues of mutual interest; including a unified legal system for international road transport and a GCC driving license; valid across all member countries. 

The secretary-general also presented a working paper on transport post-COVID-19 and proposed joint actions.