Transport Department


4.3 Transport Department of the MoPW&T
Legitimacy: Administratively, the Director of Transport Department shall propose by the
Minster of the Ministry of Public Works & Transport and appoint by the President of
Puntland government of Somalia. The Director of Transport Department shall be man or
woman who has obtained minimum diploma in technical institute (Higher degree in
mechanical engineering is optimal).
Responsibility: The Director of Transport Department is the administrative head of this
department and shall have the following responsibilities:
a) In consultation with the Director general, the Director of Transport Department shall
prepare his/her monthly detailed work-plan and submit to the Director General of
MoPW&T and shall keep a copy to his/her office Monthly work-plan file (Not only in
computer hard-disc drives or USB removable flash drives)
b) The Director of Transport Department shall attend the weekly information sharing
meetings of the MoPW&T on every Thursday at the office of the Minister of the
MoPW&T and shall present the status and obstacles of his/her department and it’s
partnership private companies.
c) In consultation with technical supporting private companies PIITECH & AL-FATHI,
the Director of Transport Department shall compile monthly activities reports
including number of vehicles licensed and vehicles provided plate-numbers monthly
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record and shall submit to the Director General of the MoPW&T and shall keep a
copy to his/her office Weekly/Monthly report file (Not only in computer hard-disc
drives or USB removable flash drives)
d) In consultation with the Director General, the Director of Transport Department shall
supervise the all PRA offices (public vehicles registration offices) and the car-plates
providers’ offices companies operating in Puntland regions.
e) In consultation with the Director General, the Director of Transport Department shall
follow-up the re-construction & rehabilitation projects of the overall existing
maintenance workshop buildings of the MoPW&T that located in all regions of
Puntland including the rehabilitation & extension of the maintenance workshop in
the compound of the headquarter.