Minister of Transport and Logistic Services Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser led the Saudi delegation to the 34th session of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers; which kicked off at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Tuesday.
The session, which met under the Jordan's presidency, was attended by Arab ministers of transport; heads of delegations and Assistant Secretary General; and Head of the Economic Department at the Arab League Ambassador Kamal Hassan Ali.
The agenda of the session also covers a number of topics, including supporting the Palestinian economy; discussing the report of the first meeting of the technical committee supervising the implementation of the Arab agreement to regulate passenger land transport; between and across the Arab States, and a proposal to establish a comprehensive Arab e-platform for transport.
The agenda also includes ways of financing a comprehensive feasibility study for a project to establish an Arab database to support the shipbuilding and repair industry in Arab countries; as well as recent trends in applying artificial intelligence (AI) in transport and logistics; and their future in the Arab region.
The current session will also elect members of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers for a two-year period.