Turkey devolved the presidential chair of TRACECA Intergovernmental Commission to Ukraine in 2016 during the twelfth annual meeting in Odessa. This was reported by the press service of the Infrastructure Ministry.
The Infrastructure minister Volodymyr Omelyan expressed hopes that the Commission will promote the development of TRACECA transportation corridor and the Euro-Asiatic region development in general.
According to Omelyan, the Ministry of Infrastructure is currently working on modern transportation infrastructure, introduction of new technologies, and increase of the traffic volume in order to unite Ukrainian and European transport system. Most of the attention goes to developing International Transport Corridors.
This year Ukraine plans to improve the movement of passengers and goods, increase fluidity of traffic flows between Ukraine, the EU and third countries in the region by removing administrative, technical, border guards and other obstacles, the improvement of the transport network and infrastructure modernization on the main transport axes that unite Ukraine and the EU.