Mowasalat (Karwa) won the first place in the Initiatives Category (The Outstanding Sustainable Transport Award) at the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) 2024, which is one of the leading awards in encouraging efforts that contribute to achieving sustainability.

This award honours best practices and approaches that elevate environmental, economic, and social sustainability to the highest levels in the road and transport sectors. Mowasalat (Karwa) winning this award confirms the company’s commitment to promoting innovation and sustainability in the State of Qatar.

Mowasalat (Karwa)’s success in implementing sustainable strategies has borne fruit as it leads in this award among 168 participating entities from various countries. The company aims to enhance awareness and drive positive change through adopting global best practices in sustainability and achieving international certifications that reflect its leadership in this field.

On this occasion, HE Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmed Al Mohannadi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mowasalat (Karwa) said: ‘This attainment reflects Qatar’s commitment to achieving its Vision 2030 by promoting sustainability and innovation across all sectors. We are proud to be one driver of this national transformation. Our strategies aim to balance economic growth and environmental conservation. We also seek to enhance operational efficiency and improve the quality of life for our community by adopting the latest technologies and innovative solutions that contribute to mitigate emissions and preserving natural resources. At Mowasalat, we believe in the importance of collaborating with all stakeholders to strengthen Qatar’s position as a global leader in sustainability.’

For his part, Ahmad Hassan Al Obaidly, Mowasalat (Karwa) CEO, said: ‘At Mowasalat, we work to achieve excellence in every aspect of our services, and winning this prestigious award is a testament to our efforts in driving innovation and sustainability in the transport sector, as our efforts are in line with Qatar Vision 2030 through the Ministry of Transport guidance in promoting sustainability and innovation in all sectors and establish an integrated eco-friendly transport system. Our commitment goes beyond mere services, we also encourage the community to engage with creating a greener future for the coming generations.’

The Outstanding Sustainable Transport Award honours long-term sustainability strategies and plans at the institutional level and their application at the operational level. Their impact is measured in three aspects: environmental, economic, and social. The award also seeks to encourage and promote sustainable behaviour in the community through awareness and community participation initiatives, and the work to bring about the adaptation of sustainability plans at city and community levels.

In line with the Qatar Ministry of Transport’s vision and directives, Mowasalat (Karwa) continuously develops and improves its services in all aspects of its work to achieve a seamless, green transport system in the State. The company continues to lead the way in innovative transportation solutions that meet the highest international standards. This recognition is not only an achievement for Mowasalat (Karwa), but also a sign of the significant progress Qatar has made in the field of sustainability, and sustainable transport.

For more information about Mowasalat (Karwa) please visit their website:

Check out Marhaba’s FREE e-Guides for everything you need to know about Qatar.