Hon. Edward Katumba WamalaMinister of Works and Transport
Hon. Echweru MusaState Minister for Works
Hon. Byamukama FredState Minister for Transport
Mr. Bageya WaiswaPermanent Secretary
WHO WE ARE
Welcome to the Ministry of Works and Transport
The Ministry of Works and Transport exists to formulate policies, plans, set standards, build capacity, carryout advocacy, regulate, monitor, and evaluate the works and transport sector.
The Ministry also provides policy and strategic guidance to parastatal bodies under its supervision namely Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Standard Gauge Railway and Uganda Railways Corporation (URC).
In regard to Uganda Road Fund (URF), the Ministry provides political and operational oversight in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development which is the parent Ministry.
The Works and Transport sector is a cluster of priority sectors of the economy comprising public building works, road, railway, water and air transport.
The Vision of MoWT is: " To provide reliable and safe Works, Transport Infrastructure and Services"
The Mission of the MoWT is: "To promote adequate safe and well maintained Works and Transport infrastructure and services for social economic development of Uganda"
The Mandate of the MoWT is to:
- Plan, develop and maintain an economic, efficient and effective transport infrastructure
- Plan, develop and maintain economic, efficient and effective transport services by road, rail, water and air
- Manage public works including Government structures and
- Promote good standards in the construction industry
News and Impact
H.E Excellency, Jabor Ali Aldusari, the Qatar Ambassador to Uganda, on Tuesday 14th September paid a courtesy call to the Hon. Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala. The Ambassador expressed great interest in…
The Hon. Minister of State for Works Musa Ecweru on Friday 10th September inspected the ongoing works at the Gulu Logistics Hub. He noted that the construction and completion of the hub is timely as…
The Uganda Railways Corporation on Friday 03rd September unveiled 4 new modern locomotives that will be added to support the available locomotives to rail cargo to and from Kampala-Malaba-Eldoret/Naivasha. The four locomotives with 3000 horsepower…