Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications joins blog

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT), in collaboration with the Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA)

3rd March 2016

Is launching a new blog discussion on the national portal with His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed who will start interacting live with the public starting today.

Within his blog, the Minister will discuss several topics including the Airport Modernization Program which was recently launched and several future projects and initiatives that will be introduced by the Ministry. Additionally, His Excellency will highlight the Ministry's plans, its strategy of upgrading the services provided by the Minister, and key achievements over the past couple of years.

Speaking about the blog, H.E. the Minister said that his participation in the blog stems from MTT’s keenness to enhance interaction and communication with citizens. This comes within the Kingdom’s strategy to attain common aspirations of development and progress under the wise vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Minister also indicated that the blog is a good opportunity to encourage discussion and feedback with the public, providing a platform to get opinions, suggestions and comments regarding the plans and programs of the Ministry,  within the context of the actual needs of citizens and residents in regard to transportation and telecommunications services.

The blog, accessible on, aims to promote online interaction and enables the public to swiftly communicate with the decision-makers and provides a channel for receiving their valuable opinions and comments. Moreover, it effectively contributes to the formation of relevant solutions and decisions.

Other participants on the blog include His Excellency the Minister of Information Affairs, Shura Council and Council of Representatives Affairs Isa AbdulRahman AlHammadi  along with a number of ministers who had previously participated in the blog. 


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