Kazakhstan to host international conference on transit and transport potential
On 22 May 2014 the 9th International Conference on Transit and Transport Potential "TransEurasia-2014" will take place within the 7th Astana Economic Forum. Title of the forthcoming Conference: "Heritage and Revival of Great Silk Way".
About 300 delegates are expected to participate in the Conference from more than 20 countries, including representatives of transport authorities of the European, Asian, the CIS, Baltic states, diplomatic corps, about 15 international and financial organizations, about 100 foreign transportation companies and more than 60 major transport companies of Kazakhstan.
Within the Conference it is expected to be signed the Agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey on the Silk Wind project aimed at launch of the container train "China-Kazakhstan-Caspian Sea-Caucasus-Turkey-Europe".
Moreover, within the Conference, on 20-22 May 2014 the International exhibition "Transit Kazakhstan-2014" will take place in the exhibition center "Korme", at which the last achievements of the transport industry of the Eurasian region will be provided.
Additional activities within the Conference will be "Black Sea and Caspian Transit" session to be hold by the Intergovernmental Commission of TRACECA and the 2nd meeting of Ministers of Transport of the Turkic Council to be hosted by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
We will remind, the International conference "TransEurasia-2014" has acted since 1997 as a discussion platform for development of transport infrastructure, dynamics of transit transportations in the Eurasian region, and also demonstration of modern transport and logistic systems for transit.
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