Ministry of Works, Construction and Infrastructure are primarily
involved in public building works as well as all forms of transport
such as road, maritime and air
transport infrastructural development in The Gambia.
"To ensure the maintenance of the highest standards of architectural
designs and construction of public buildings and to provide an
effective and efficient transportation system to facilitate the
movements of goods and persons by air, water and land, as well as
provide quality advisory and support services to other Government
Ministries and Agencies."
• National Transport Policy
– objective is to support, in the long
productive capacity of the economy and will assist in the improvement
of the living standards of the Gambian citizens.
• Air Transport Policy
– aims to develop Banjul International
Airport as the principal access point to the sub region. Also to develop Civil Aviation
in support of tourism and trade and to ensure cost effectiveness of
the industry and encourage private sector participation.
• Road Transport Policy
- encompasses private and public passengers,
and products transported by road. The main objective is to improve the quality
of passenger and freight transport by creating a conducive environment
to stimulate private sector initiatives in the industry.
• Road Infrastructure Policy
– goal is to develop and maintain the road
infrastructure in The Gambia so as to enhance economic and social
• Maritime Transport Policy
– the development of Banjul port is in
line with port Master plan and the trade gateway project and promotion
of river transport to address the current under utilization of the
river. This focuses on strengthening the position of the port of
Banjul as a gateway to the region. Hence, services are improved to
ensure transport chain to keep it competitive.