Lithuanian and Swedish cooperation in the field of transport was discussed in Stockholm

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2012 05 30

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Lithuanian and Swedish cooperation in the field of transport was discussed in Stockholm
Lithuanian and Swedish cooperation in the field of transport was discussed in Stockholm
Arenijus Jackus, Director of Transport Policy Department of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, presented the Programme of Lithuanian-Swedish Transport Consultations, the perspectives of East-West transport corridor and issues of cooperation between the seaports of both countries.
 
At the meeting it was suggested to sign a memorandum on cooperation regarding the development of the East-West transport corridor, which should connect Asian and European markets by alternative inland transport routes.
 
Also, an initiative regarding the additional ferry line between Lithuania and Sweden was presented during the Consultations. 
 
Next bilateral consultations regarding the transport sector of both countries are planned to be held in Lithuania at the end of the year.