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
Registration of a vessel to the Maritime Administration in accordance with the Inland Water Transport Act 2021
In accordance with The Inland Water Transport Act, 2021; A person who intends to employ a vessel in navigation of inland waterways or fly a Ugandan flag shall register the vessel with the Maritime Administration. Application…
The Permanent Secretary, Waiswa Bageya was honored to receive three (3) awards on behalf of the Ministry of Works and Transport at the recently concluded Nita-U e-Government Excellence Awards. The E-Government Excellence Awards ceremony was…
As part of the national transport system, Rail transport plays a significant role in the overall growth and development of the economy. It opens up regions, hinterlands and rural areas by facilitating agricultural development as…