It is the aim of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications to provide an effective and efficient public transport in Bahrain that is attractive to all sections of the society, with high quality operating standards and customer service.
The Ministry has developed a strategic plan that aims to provide the best public transport services which include increasing the coverage of the bus. The Ministry has been developing the bus services for over three years by upgrading the bus fleet and by hiring a new bus operator Bahrain Public Transport Company) which is a joint venture between National Express and Ahmed Mansoor Al A'ali (AMA) in order provide a higher level public transport services with a higher coverage. The Ministry in cooperation with the operator is also working on marketing campaigns to enhance the public to use the public buses. The coverage of the bus network is about 70% of the inhabited areas where the monthly number of passengers is about one million.