Minister of Transport and Communications Received the Ambassador of Austria to Lithuania

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2006 11 20

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On 24 October, Mr. Algirdas Butkevičius, Minister of Transport and Communications, received Mr. J.E. Dr. Michael Schwarzinger, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Lithuania. They exchanged views about co-operation between the countries in the field of transport.

According to Mr. Butkevičius, Minister of Transport and Communications, Austria was most helpful to Lithuania in the field of transport, telecommunications, innovations and technologies, in particular by sharing its experiences of improving traffic safety. The Minister stated that he is looking forward to further co-operation assistance from Austria in the above fields.

Mr. J.E. Dr. Michael Schwarzinger, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Lithuania, assured that Austria understands and supports Lithuania in its attempts to implement the European track railway project which will connect Lithuania to the Community transport network.