During a visit of the Minister of Transport, Marat Karabayev, to Bucharest, officials of Kazakhstan and Romania discussed cooperation in transport, logistics, and the development of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route, QazMonitor reports citing the Ministry’s press service.
The Kazakh delegation met with Sorin Grindeanu, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania. Minister Karabayev spoke about the measures taken by Kazakhstan to develop road infrastructure and improve the speed and quality of transit rail and road transportation from Asia to Europe. The Kazakh side also invited Romanian airlines to operate flights to Kazakhstan under the Open Skies policy.
The parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Transport of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania.
Additionally, the Ministry of Transport of Kazakhstan and the Civil Aviation Safety Investigation and Analysis Authority of Romania signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the investigation of aviation accidents and incidents. This document aims to develop and expand cooperation, creating opportunities for Kazakh aviation specialists to enhance their qualifications per European standards.
At the end of the meeting, the Kazakh side invited the Romanian public and private sectors to participate in the upcoming international transport and logistics forum New Silk Way scheduled for June this year.