The Ministry of Transport expands its services and saves many burdens on citizens

Damascus – Al-Baath

The Ministry of Transport has worked to develop networking, automation, and electronic archiving of vehicle transactions at the country level, so that any transaction for any vehicle in any directorate or transportation department from any governorate or countryside is completed without returning to the source, within an electronic payment environment, which saved transportation and travel burdens. Efforts and financial expenses for millions of citizens, and the launch of services (renewing a vehicle license and information check) electronically from any internet or mobile outlet without the need for the citizen to be present in the Transport Directorate was expanded, and the number of services provided reached 2.5 (two million and 500 thousand) electronic transactions. / And archiving 100 million documents, which facilitates quick and accurate reference to any vehicle’s data, at the disposal of citizens and serving them.

In addition, the transfer of ownership (gift) transaction was activated after the issuance of the law regulating all types of vehicle transactions (transfer of ownership – gift of assets, descendants, wife and husband – transfer of ownership to others…), and procedures were simplified for companies wishing to work on electronic transportation applications, so that citizens can Those who own private cars work on them according to the electronic application system, which generates additional income and transportation service for citizens with all reliability and guarantee.

Among the measures is to grant citizens who own agricultural vehicles and heavy work vehicles (buldozers, tractors, graders, agricultural tractors, harvesters…) the possibility of conducting technical inspection of their vehicles at the headquarters of municipalities and agricultural associations in all rural areas without the need to visit the transportation directorates in the city centers and governorates, and at no cost. Additional, increasing the number of centers and committees, completing the inspection of vehicles in the liberated Raqqa countryside in their areas close to their residence without the need to visit the Hama Governorate, and issuing conditions that allow the registration of small (tourist) passenger cars in the general category, regardless of the year of manufacture, in coordination with the governors and in accordance with specific controls at the The relevant passenger transportation committees in each governorate, and the completion of an electronic link for central vehicle transactions with the civil registry, with the government support system and updating data automatically, and with a fuel company to issue vehicle cards and the GPS system, in continuation of the link that was made with the Traffic and Social Insurance Department and the Ministry of Finance.

In the field of central roads, periodic and emergency maintenance programs were completed for road sections and some damaged bridges, and the length of what was maintained amounted to 142 km of the central road network, distributed among various governorates according to the capabilities and available funding, and increased attention to traffic safety standards. 73 km of painting was carried out. Thermoplastic panels were distributed to several governorates according to the urgent climatic and road needs, and the manufacture of 15,706 road signs in various forms (warning – indication – reflective signs – side markers) for the axes of the road network and seeking to increase them in the future.

In the field of railways, the linking of industrial cities, production centers, silos, and power generation stations to railways was completed, thus reducing transportation costs. Train transport volumes reached (460 thousand passengers + 1.2 million tons of goods).

With regard to seaports, the ports continue to provide maritime transport services of all types for ships arriving at Syrian ports. Maritime passport issuance services were provided in Tartous and Latakia within one day with simplified procedures for citizens and sailors, and the first integrated examination center was opened supervised by the General Directorate of Ports to serve applicants. To obtain accredited international maritime certificates to work on board ships and increase the absorptive capacity for those entering maritime vocational education and the maritime academy, using specific curricula that meet the requirements of the development of education and work, and providing educational services of a high international standard to them instead of the burden of their travel to study outside the country.

In the field of air transport, air transport services are provided to all passengers arriving and departing through civil airports, maintaining the continuity of flights via Syrian Air, and ensuring the transport of passengers through Syrian airports to /10/ Arab and international stations in all safety and security, with the continuation of periodic technical maintenance work. Our airports, technical and navigational equipment, and airstrips follow every technical malfunction or blatant attack, and the cadres work in a fast, safe and sound professional manner around the clock to provide air navigation services and serve passengers, while following up on the implementation of the necessary periodic maintenance for operating aircraft in order to maintain their readiness and performance within safety and security standards, and during this year. Hundreds of relief aid aircraft that arrived at our airports during the earthquake disaster period were served with all professionalism, skill and high efficiency.