His Excellency Jassim bin Saif bin Ahmed Al Sulaiti
Minister of Transport
His Excellency Jassim bin Saif bin Ahmed Al Sulaiti was appointed Minister of Transport in October 2021. His Excellency was appointed Minister of Transport and Communications in January 2016 after the two ministries were merged. He had been the Minister of Transport since 2013.
His Excellency started his career in the Qatar Armed Forces serving as Brigadier General and Commander of the Maintenance Arms. He has been awarded the following decorations: Commander of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the Legion of Honour, and Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
During his time in the Qatar Armed Forces, His Excellency also served as Chairman of the Engineers Qualifying Committee, Chairman of the Industrialisation Committee and Member of the Investment Committee.
His Excellency the Minister of Transport is also Chairman of the Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar), Chairman of QTerminals, Chairman of Hamad Port Steering Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Steering Committee for the establishment of Qatar Railway Network (Qatar Rail) and Qatar Airways Group board member.
His Excellency is a member of the Board of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, member of the Ministerial Group for co-ordination and follow-up of major projects of strategic importance, member of the Ministerial Committee to stimulate the participation of the private sector and economic development projects and member of the Ministerial Group for the allocation and reclamation of land for new projects.
His Excellency previously served as the Chairman of the Qatari-French Supreme Committee, Chairman of Mowasalat (Karwa) and member of the Supreme Council of the Military Faculty of Ahmed bin Mohammed.
His Excellency the Minister of Transport holds a master of Military Science. He also has a bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.
His Excellency the Minister of Transport has overall responsibility for all Ministry of Transport issues, including:
- Regulating land, maritime and air transport in Qatar
- Developing and improving mobility and transport services, and studying their relevant projects and supervising their implementation.