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  • Volodymyr Omelyan: Ukraine is interested in cooperation with Qatar in development of port infrastructure
    posted 23 February 2017 13:05

    Ukraine is interested in cooperation with Qatar in development of port infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, stated during a meeting with HE Minister of Transport and Communications of Qatar Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti on February 21, 2017 in Geneva in the framework of the 79th session of the Inland Transport Committee (ITC) of the European Economic Commission of the United Nations Organization.

    Volodymyr Omelyan noted that Ukraine is interested in establishment of direct flights with Qatar, as well as development of port infrastructure in Ukraine. The parties agreed that in March the Head of the State aviation service of Qatar will visit Ukraine to establish cooperation between agencies of both countries.

    In turn, the Minister of Transport and Communications of Qatar informed the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine about a project for the construction of a new container port in Qatar with handling capacity of 6 million TEU till 2020. Thus, this is very interesting for Qatar to cooperate with Ukraine in terms of development of port infrastructure and using of transit potential of Ukraine. The parties agreed that representatives of the port industry of Qatar will visit Ukraine to establish such cooperation.

    The Minister of Transport and Communications of Qatar also invited the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine to visit Qatar.