MINSK, 20 November (BelTA) - Belarusian Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko took part in a session of the CIS Coordinating Transport Conference (CIS CTC). He also chaired the fourth meeting of the council of heads of the transport authorities of the Eurasian Economic Union, BelTA learned from the press service of the Transport and Communications Ministry.
The events were held via a video link at the forum “Transport of Russia”. "The participants of the meeting discussed the priority areas of cooperation, the economic development strategy, the concept of interregional and cross-border cooperation of the CIS member states in the field of transport until 2030, and also transport security in international transport. The parties also considered the issues of professional training, scientific and technological development of the transport industry, and ways of minimizing the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,” the press service noted.
The meeting participants took a decision to appoint Belarus' Deputy Transport and Communications Minister Sergei Dubin as head of the council for road and city passenger transport of the CIS CTC. The meeting was attended by representatives of the transport agencies of Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan and others.
The fourth meeting of the EAEU council of heads of the transport authorities discussed the preparation of a progress report on the plans of action (road maps) to implement the EAEU coordinated transport policy for 2018-2020 and the plans for 2021-2023.
The participants in the meeting also considered the proposals to resume passenger traffic between the member states during the pandemic. A list of roads and routes planned for inclusion in the list of Eurasian transport corridors based on the common requirements was also approved.
The meeting was attended by the heads of the transport agencies of Russia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.