Qatar participated in the 34th meeting of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers, which took place at the headquarters of the Arab League's General Secretariat in Cairo, QNA reported.
Qatar's delegation was chaired by HE the Permanent Representative to the Arab League, Ambassador Salem Mubarak al-Shafi. The draft agenda for the session included a number of topics related to the Arab transport sector that were discussed by the executive office.
Other topics included recommendations made to support the Palestinian economy, and the report of the first meeting of the technical committee supervising the implementation of the Arab agreement to regulate passenger transport on roads between and through Arab countries, and a proposal to establish a comprehensive Arab electronic platform for transport with the aim of facilitating trade between Arab countries.
The agenda also included discussing the final version of the sixth draft of the agreement regulating maritime transport of passengers and goods between Arab countries and a study on a proposal to establish national maritime gatherings in the Arab countries, and discussing ways to finance a comprehensive feasibility study for a project to establish an Arab mechanism and database, to support ship repair and the construction industry in Arab countries.