This week the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladyslav Kryklii is on an official working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan. During this visit, today, November 9, Vladyslav Kryklii met with Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar. The parties discussed prospects for further cooperation between the two countries in the field of transport infrastructure and trade.
Vladyslav Kryklii noted that the main common task for Ukraine and Kazakhstan is to create comfortable competitive routes and conditions for the transportation of goods in order to stimulate their volumes. Therefore, he suggested that the Kazakh side to transfer to a system of exchanging digital permits for international road haulage, which will significantly strengthen this cooperation. Ukraine also plans to implement similar pilot projects with Poland. At the same time, the Minister stressed the need to increase the competitiveness of the TRACECA corridor through the introduction of a single transit permit between the countries participating in the project.
Vladyslav Kryklii expressed Ukraine's interest in developing mutually beneficial Ukrainian-Kazakh cooperation in trade and transport and stressed the importance of continuing work to attract additional cargo in the direction China - Kazakhstan - Azerbaijan - Georgia - Ukraine - European countries using the seaports of the Black and Caspian Seas.
During the meeting, the Minister acquainted the Kazakh side with the key projects and reforms being implemented by the Ukrainian Ministry, including the introduction of digital technologies, attracting investments and concluding the first concession agreements. Taking the opportunity, Vladyslav Kryklii invited representatives of Kazakhstani business to participate in large-scale Ukrainian projects.
Dmytro Abramovych, First Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, also took part in the meeting from the Ukrainian side.