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
The much anticipated route is the National carrier’s first intercontinental route. The launch of the route coincided with the 2020 Dubai Expo which kicked off this week, Uganda is exhibiting at the expo. Officials are…
The Districts of Kasese and Bunyangabu have received a new suspended cable foot bridge. The newly completed Mihani cable bridge was handed over to the District authorities on 30th September 2021. The 67.0 span bridge…
The Minister of State for Transport, Hon. Fred Byamukama, accompanied the Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja to commission Mpanga-6 Bridge in Kabambiro sub-county, Kamwenge District. This critical infrastructure was handed over to…