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2015 12 14
Financial period 2014-2020: more than EUR 1.5 billion of EU funds earmarked to the transport sector

“Transport sector is one of the major and most significant components of economic and social infrastructure. It is, therefore, necessary that particular attention is paid to it. During the financial period 2014-2020, more than EUR 1.5 billion of EU structural funds are foreseen to be invested in this sector” says Minister ...

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2015 12 03
Ministry of Transport and Communications: conditions for road carriers must be equal

The Lithuanian government approved the Transport and Transit Commission’s proposal to apply road user charge on the use of Lithuanian motorways for the heavy goods vehicles registered in the Russian Federation. 

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2015 11 24
Further EU funding of the project “Rail Baltica” have been secured

An important step securing the further European Union (EU) funding for the development of the project “Rail Baltica” has been concluded in Tallinn. Three Grant Agreements, securing the flow of roughly EUR 734 million in EU co-funding to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, were signed in a meeting between the negotiating groups of the Baltic States and the ...

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2015 11 23
Lithuania and China seal accord to set up a joint venture providing forwarding and logistics services

A joint company of Lithuania and the People's Republic of China (China) providing freight forwarding and logistics services will be set up in Lithuania. This was confirmed on 23 November in Beijing during Lithuania-China Business Forum, where an agreement on establishing the company was signed by the managers of JSC ...

2015 11 17
Strategic project for Lithuania RAIN-2 won the international award

Yesterday in Brussels, Rural Area Information Technology Broadband Network RAIN-2 project won the Social and economic impact and affordability award at a Europe-wide competition for a European Broadband Award launched by the European Commission. The Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, Rimantas Sinkevičius, was also ...

2015 11 10
“Viking” development plans in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan railways are considering joining the project “Viking”. These plans are expected to be discussed at the annual meeting between the participants of the project “Viking” to be held on 11-12 November in Tbilisi, Georgia. 

2015 11 03
Cooperation in the field of air transport to bring closer Lithuania and Qatar

During the bilateral expert advice meeting held on 2 November at the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, the representatives of Lithuania and Qatar have agreed on draft provisions of bilateral air service agreement.

2015 11 02
Lithuania’s road safety policies presented at the 25th World Road Congress

Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius presented Lithuania’s achievements and plans in the field of road safety at the 25 th World Road Congress in Seoul. The congress brought together the Transport Ministers from more than 40 countries and several hundred delegates from various states. 

2015 10 16
Herculean project implemented in Lithuania: a great experience for future "Rail Baltica" works

“This herculean project provides an important lesson that will be useful for further implementation of “Rail Baltica”, a high-speed railway line from Kaunas to Latvia and Tallinn with a branch to Vilnius. Both the project developer JSC “Lithuanian Railways” and project designers as well as contractors have acquired a wealth of ...

2015 10 09
Declaration on Cycling as a climate friendly Transport Mode welcomed in Luxembourg

The Informal Council meeting of the EU Transport ministers has resulted in the “Declaration of Luxembourg”, an acknowledgment that Europe unanimously seeks to promote cycling as a climate friendly transport mode, change the habits of population and create cycling related employment in the EU.

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2015 10 09
Lithuania and Kazakhstan to pursue direct flights between the capitals

Vilnius and Astana, the capitals of Lithuania and Kazakhstan, should be connected by direct flights. Such mutual desire was expressed during a meeting between Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, Rimantas Sinkevičius, and Mayor of Astana, Adilbek Dzhaksybekov.

2015 10 08
King of Sweden welcomed the successful cooperation between Lithuania and Sweden in the area of communications

Today, during a three-day state visit in Lithuania, King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden together with Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius visited Swedish capital company TEO LT. The King of Sweden and Minister exchanged views on developments in the ...

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