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Ministry of Transport and Logistics and Federal Police Collaborate to Address Traffic and Fuel Problems

The Ministry of Transport and Logistics collaborate with the Ethiopian Federal Police to ensure the safety of road and rail transport. The collaboration also aims to ensure imported fuel will be used for its intended purpose.

Federal Police and Ministry of TransportDagmawit Moges, the Minister of Ministry of Transport and Logistics, stated that the collaboration created between the two institutions would help in solving the problems seen in the use of fuel in the country. According to the Minister, there are instances where fuel becomes rarely available with its subsidized price.

Commenting on the safety of road and rail transport, the Minister said that it was not possible to bring a permanent solution to traffic accidents and road safety based on awareness creation activities and monitoring and control system alone which were carried out by transport experts.

Ethiopian Federal Police Commissioner General Demelash G/Michael on his part stated that the Commission had restructured its traffic control mechanism with a view to providing efficient services in the transport sector.
The two institutions have agreed to establish a joint committee which will study and evaluate their activities in the transport sector.


 

Source (including image): Walta Media and Communication Corporate and Fana BC

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