• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersBelarus
  • Founded1993

Ministry of Transport and Communications (Belarus)

Story On July 28, 1939, the Supreme Council of the BSSR adopted the law “On the Organization of the People’s Commissariat of the Motor Transport of the BSSR”. It was from this moment that the formation of public transport of the republic began, its design into an independent industry. On March 26, 1946 , the People's Commissariat of Road Transport of the BSSR was reorganized into the Ministry of Road Transport of the BSSR in accordance with a decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the BSSR From this time to 1988, structural changes took place in the management of public motor vehicles. June 16, 1988, in accordance with the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the BSSR “On changes in the system of government bodies of the Belarusian SSR”, the Ministry of Automobile Transport of the BSSR was abolished and the Ministry of Transport of the BSSR was formed, merging road and river transport. On February 5, 1993, the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus adopted a resolution “On the formation of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus”. On July 22, 1993, the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus adopted Resolution No. 491, according to which the Belarusian Railway and the Belarusian Civil Aviation Authority formed the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus. Three departments were formed within the Ministry: automobile transport, civil aviation, and railway transport. By Decrees of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 126 dated April 4, 1995 and No. 150 dated April 17, 1996, the Department of Civil Aviation and the Belarusian Railway were removed from the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus. On June 6, 1996, the Committee on Highways was established by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 368 under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus. By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of September 24, 2001 No. 516, the Committee for Highways eliminated and created the Belavtodor Department with the rights of a legal entity, as well as the Ministry of Transport and Communications was charged with carrying out a single road transport policy, regardless of the type of transport. By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of May 5, 2006 No. 289, the State Committee on Aviation was attached to the Ministry of Transport and Communications and the corresponding Department of Aviation was established, and the Belarusian Railway was subordinated. Functions and Tasks The Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus (hereinafter - the Ministry of Transport) is a republican body of state administration and reports to the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. In accordance with the Statute on the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus, approved by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of July 31 , 2006 No. 985 , the Ministry of Transport and urban electric transport and metro, civil aviation and the use of a part of the airspace of the Republic of Belarus, which is copulating order defined for the airways, local air lines, areas of air operations, civil aerodromes and airports, road activities, the activities of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, carrying out: - transportation and forwarding activities; - works (services) related to the servicing of passengers, cargo, vehicles, repair of vehicles and technological equipment; - inspection, design, construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance of republican highways, aviation facilities, inland waterways, navigable hydraulic structures and ports; - Scientific research; - staff training; - Information Support; - other works in this area (hereinafter - the field of transport activities). The main tasks of the Ministry of Transport are: 1. Implementation of a common road transport policy aimed at creating conditions for meeting the needs of the economy and the population in transport services, taking into account minimizing the harmful effects on the environment 2. mplementation of state regulation of activities in the field of road, sea, inland water, with the exception of small-sized vessels, railway, city electric transport and metro, civil aviation and the use of a part of the airspace of the Republic of Belarus, which is established for airways, local airlines, performance of aviation works, airfields of civil aviation and airports, road activities, the logistic system of the Republic and Belarus, as well as creating conditions for the development of organizations of all forms of ownership operating in the specified areayah; 3. Working out and implementing together with interested republican bodies of state administration, other state organizations subordinate to the Government of the Republic of Belarus, local executive and administrative bodies of development programs in the field of transport activities; 4. Carrying out together with interested republican bodies of state administration, other state organizations subordinate to the Government of the Republic of Belarus, local executive and administrative bodies to analyze the activity and develop development forecasts in the field of transport activity; 5. Development of multimodal transport, assistance in establishing direct links between transport organizations of the Republic of Belarus and other countries, attracting investments; 6. Carrying out in the field of transport economic, scientific, technical and social policy; 7. Formation and improvement of the legal framework for the functioning in the field of transport activities; 8. Ensuring effective management of republican property in the field of transport activities; 9. Improving the efficiency and competitiveness of exports in the field of transport activities; 10. Development of international cooperation and foreign economic relations, including the distribution network abroad, on issues falling within the competence of the Ministry of Transport; 11. Attraction of external state loans (credits) in the field of transport activities in accordance with legislative acts.
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  • Belarus (headquarters)
  • Minsk
  • St. Chicherina, 21