Who We Are

The Ministry of Public Works, Housing & Transport is the cabinet-level administrative office in charge of “planning, directing, controlling and building the public infrastructure & public assets. It’s one of the first ministries of Puntland government of Somalia established on 1998 in Garowe the Capital city of Puntland. Its Headquarter Office located in Garowe and it has Regional and
District level offices in Puntland.


The first administration of Puntland has officially legitimized existed Northeast Highway Authority NESHA and established another public authority called PSAWEN and provided responsibility to work with under the Minister of the Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Transport of Puntland Government of Somalia. Politically, the Minister of Public Works, Housing & Transport shall
administer these authorities, but financially & administratively shall administer by their Chairpersons appointed by the President of Puntland government of Somalia.
The 3rd Administration of Puntland Government established Three Private Companies called PIITECH,  Al-FATHI and DBB that provides technical facilitation services to the Transport Department of the Ministry of Public Works Housing & Transport.
UNHABITAT agency assisted the Ministry of Public Works a Land Secretariat Coordinator that works as a partner with the land, construction & quality control department of the Ministry of Public Works, Housing & Transport.