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2018 09 06
Transport ministers of six countries support the projects “Rail Baltica” and “Via Baltica”

The Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovakian, Ukrainian and Hungarian ministers of transport signed a Joint Statement regarding the most important international projects of transport infrastructure in the Central and Eastern Europe during the Economic Forum held in Krynica (Poland).

2018 09 05
Lithuania and Poland to cooperate inducing autonomous driving on the highway “Via Baltica”

The ministers of the Central and Eastern European countries responsible for transport sector are discussing the perspectives of expansion of transport infrastructure, implementation of joint projects, and innovations during the Economic Forum held in Krynica resort in Poland on the 05 th -06 th of September. The significant...

2018 07 25
Fewer gravel roads in Lithuania: newly paved roads on many picturesque routes

This summer, travelers around Lithuania can already reach various picturesque places by going on newly paved roads. In the country’s regions, about 30 sections of gravel roads were paved this year, many of them leading through landscape reserves, along rivers or around lakes.

2018 07 18
Additional EU support granted for implementation of the project “Rail Baltica” in Lithuania

The European Union granted 110.5 million euros from the budget of Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for implementation of the project “Rail Baltica” in all three Baltic states. This amount is equal to 85 percent of the planned value of works (130 million euros), from which the major part of the EU support – 95 million euros –...

2018 07 17
Lithuania and Ukraine to be connected by new flights and train routes

Lithuania and Ukraine will have even closer transport links in the near future - the countries are planning to resume direct flights between Vilnius and Lviv, start train services on the Kiev-Minsk-Vilnius-Riga route, to improve the conditions for cargo transportation by all means of transport. These issues were discussed at the Intergovernmental Commission...

2018 06 26
R. Masiulis: Lithuania may serve as an example, how to secure economic growth in the shadow of permanent threats

Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, is introducing the challenges encountered by Lithuania during this difficult geopolitical period in the international top-level forum “Copenhagen Democracy Summit” that is held in the Danish capital.

2018 05 22
The EU road transport market’s issues to be discussed in the Summit of International Transport Forum

On May 23–24 Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications participates in the Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig (Germany) and takes part in discussions and sessions about the common European road transport market as well as innovative ideas for improving road safety.

2018 05 22
R. Masiulis: close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland is important for entire Europe

Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, and Mr. Andrzej Adamczyk, Polish Minister of Infrastructure, today in Vilnius discussed the issues relevant for both countries: development and financing of strategic transport projects uniting Lithuania and Poland, and usage of logistic potential by attracting cargoes...

2018 05 16
“Lithuanian Railways” to control companies of carriage of goods, passengers and infrastructure

The Lithuanian Government approved the reformation of management of railway transport sector initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. In order to achieve bigger performance effectiveness and transparency, JSC “Lithuanian Railways” will be reorganized by separating the activities of carriage of goods,...

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2018 05 15
Lithuania and Poland to cooperate in defining the future transport budget of the European Union

Joint projects of transport infrastructure, similar development level of both countries as the Member States of the European Union (EU), common convergence goals and higher added value of transport infrastructure – these are the contact points between Lithuania and Poland that were discussed by Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Lithuanian...

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2018 05 11
Lithuanian transport and communications sector to be introduced in the largest Chinese fair of transport and logistics

The Lithuanian transport and communications sector will be introduced for the first time in the largest Chinese fair of transport and logistics “Transport Logistic China 2018” to be held on May 16–18 in Shanghai. Besides the exhibition, Lithuania and its major transport companies will also...

2018 05 09
R. Masiulis: Cooperation with the Arab Emirates – New Opportunities in Air Carriage

Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, and Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economics of the United Arab Emirates, have discussed the cooperation possibilities in the area of air carriage, improvement of carriage conditions of transit cargoes, need for direct regular route between both countries, and other...

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