Roads and Transport

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H.E. Anthony Lino Makana
Minister
 

Vision:

 

A key responsibility in developing the transport sector policy is to integrate the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), the interim national. The vision of the Ministry of Transport and Roads is to develop a safe, secure and efficient transportation system for a prosperous Southern Sudan.

 

Mission:

 

The mission is to serve the people of Southern Sudan by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, convenient and affordable intermodal transportation system that meets the vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of people today and into the future.

 

The sector will provide a level of service that reflects the importance of transport infrastructure and transportation services for the future of Southern Sudan.

 

Key policies factors for measurement of the effectiveness of transport sector delivery will be accessibility, mobility, safety, quality, of life, system preservation, management and productivity, and organization excellence.
 

 

 

Functions:

 

The Ministry of Roads and Transport performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. Establish and oversee the implementation of the legal framework and regulations for the development of the transport network of Southern Sudan;
  2. Develop and execute an integrated transport strategy for Southern Sudan;
  3. Develop and oversee specific strategies for the development of road, air, rail and river transport;
  4. Develop road construction standards and specifications and maintenance regimes on all classifications of roads throughout Southern Sudan;
  5. Draw up and maintain a system of road classification for all public roads in Southern Sudan;
  6. Design, construct and maintain all roads classified as International and Inter-State roads;
  7. Oversee the operation of the Southern Sudan Roads Authority;
  8. Oversee the standards of construction of roads constructed by States and local governments;
  9. Implement and manage the construction of roads on behalf of States and local governments until such time as the relevant government unit has the capacity to undertake such functions independently;
  10. Design, construct and maintain river ports, docking yards and navigation channels;
  11. License and regulate all commercial river transport operators;
  12. Develop railway railways standards and specifications, design, construct, supervise and monitor the development of railway lines and operations;
  13. Operate, manage and develop international and national airports in Southern Sudan;
  14. Manage all other airports and airstrips until such time as State governments have the capacity to undertake this responsibility;
  15. Establish and implement standards for the operation of commercial airlines and aircraft operating in Southern Sudan;
  16. Carry out training of drivers, mechanics and operators for the efficient control and management of public vehicles;
  17. Maintain an inventory of government vehicles;
  18. Regulate privately-owned public transport services through licensing and inspection;
  19. Registration of road, rail, river and aeronautical engineers carrying out business in Southern Sudan; and
  20. Provide technical assistance and training to State governments and other local governments to build their capacity to assume their responsibilities for road construction and other transportation matters as defined in the Constitution and other GoSS policies.

 

Structure:

 

The ministry is organized into several directorates and administrative units. 

 

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

  1. Feasibility studies for connecting Uganda Railways to Sudan via Juba, Mundri and to Wau eventually to link up with Sudan Railways there.

 

 

 Publications and Documents:

 

 

 

Contacts:

 

Eng. Raymond Pitia Morbe

Undersecretary

 

 

L. Nhial Bol

Director General

airroadwater@yahoo.com 

 

+249-129-187-774

 

Web Site: http://www.mtr-goss.org

 

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This article was updated on Jul 14, 2010