The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) and Qatar University (QU), represented by the College of Engineering, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to boost and strengthen cooperation in scientific, technological, and research fields on mobility and transportation. The two parties also seek to maximize benefiting from expertise and competence they have in developing and training human resources in pursuant of the pillars of the Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030 and the National Development Strategy 2018-2022.
MOTC’s Acting Assistant Undersecretary of Land Transport Affairs, Mr. Engineer Hamad Essa Abdulla and Dean of QU College of Engineering, Dr. Khaled Kamal Naji signed the MoC.
The MoC stipulates the exchange of information, expertise, studies, statistics and data that matter to MOTC and QU's Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center, in addition to conducting research on planning, designing and developing road and land transport projects, traffic engineering, road safety, the deployment of smart systems in land transport projects, public transit and mobility. The MoC also provides for the drafting and developing of policies, strategies and legislation needed for developing and regulating the land transport and transportation industry.
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