SA Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga says, her government is making great efforts in introducing smart solutions and policies to help transform the transport sector.

The Minister was delivering a keynote address at the Southern African Transport Conference underway in Pretoria where industry experts, policymakers, researchers and stakeholders from across the transport sector have gathered on Day 1 of the 4 days annual conference.

Transportation plays an integral role in the advancement of the society and help drive economic growth and Minister Chikunga believes, the country can get it right through concerted efforts.

The 41st Southern African Transport Conference aims to discuss and devise innovative strategies for the building of a resilient transport system in line with global standards.