On February 20, 2018, the first Ukraine-EU Transport Dialogue between Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine and Henrik Hololei, Director-General of European Commission for Mobility and Transport took place in Kyiv at the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
Slavomir Novak, the head of "Ukravtodor", Yevheniy Kravtsov , the head of "Ukrzaliznytsya", Raivis Veckagans, acting head of the USPA, Oleksandra Klitina, the head of the Reform Support Office at the Ministry of Infrastructure and others was also attended the meeting.
"Ukraine became the first country among the Eastern Partnership states with which the European Union started the Transport Dialogue. I would like to congratulate our colleagues, whose delegation came from Brussels in order to discuss a number of infrastructure initiatives that are already being implemented: the construction of GO Highway, construction of high-speed rail, cooperation in the maritime field. We also discussed projects, we plan to implement with the support of our European partners: road safety, digital infrastructure, Hyperloop. I am sincerely grateful for the dialogue and conversation we have had today. It was an honest conversation between friends and partners about common goals. Our key question is Transport strategy of Ukraine 2030. It is ready, and we are waiting for its approval by the Government," the Minister of Infrastructure said.
Much of attention during the meeting was paid to the necessity of adoption and implementation of the European legislation.