The Ministry of Transport was established in January, 2009 by re-aligning the functions of the erstwhile Ministries of Aviation, Harbours and Railways and the Road Transport Services sector of the Ministry of Road and Transport. The Ministry was realigned again via Executive Instrument (EI) 28, IN 2017 to establish the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Aviation and the Ministry of Railways. The current Ministry of Transport has been realigned to include the Aviation sub sector through the Executive Instrument (EI) 12, 2021.
The Ministry's Core functions are:
To provide leadership and guidance for the development of Ghana’s transportation system through:
To create an integrated, modally complimentary, cost effective, safe, secure, sustainable and seamless transportation system responsive to the needs of society, supporting growth and poverty reduction and capable of establishing Ghana as a transportation hub of West Africa