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Ministry of Works, Construction & Infrastructure

Contact Address:
Ministry of Works


MOWCI Banjul area office
MDI Road, Kanifing
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: 4375787
              4375809 (Planning)
Fax:     4375765 / 4223987


The 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.

Mission Statement:
"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 term, the 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 development.

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.

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