Ukraine announced plans to build within 5 years a transport artery, which will connect West and East Ukraine, and is going to be an important link of the Euro-Asian path to China and other Asian countries, Minister of Transport and Communications Mykola Rudkovsky told the 91st European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) taking place in Bulgaria's capital of Sofia.
The Minister said the European Union should be involved in creation of the artery and it has to promote rapid and efficient implementation of the large-scale project.
Within the framework of the conference, Mykola Rudkovskiy had talks with his counterparts from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Lithuania. Ministers discussed issues related to cooperation and experience exchange concerning transport infrastructure development.
Sofia is hosting the 91st session of the European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), where transport agencies chiefs from 31 states are to discuss problems of traffic and transport jams at Europe's main arterial roads.