KYIV. Oct 23 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan and Polish Minister of Infrastructure and Construction Andrzej Adamczyk have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the construction of the Via Carpatia international transport highway, the press service of the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry has reported.
“Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan and Minister of Infrastructure and Construction of the Republic of Poland [Andrzej Adamczyk] have signed a memorandum of understanding on further cooperation as part of the Via Carpatia project. The signing ceremony took place in Przemysl, Poland, on October 22, 2017,” reads a report posted on the ministry’s website on Sunday.
During the meeting the ministers discussed preparations for the construction of two new transport corridors – Via Carpatia and Go Highway. Omelyan noted that Via Carpatia will help integrate transport systems in Eastern Europe and the European Union.
“The corridor across the Carpathians is also a bridge between Europe and Asia. It helps use the transit potential of Poland, Ukraine and other partner countries. This is why the development of transport infrastructure is extremely important for ensuring stable transport services from Europe to Asia through Ukraine and Poland,” he said.