European Commission makes forecasts for €4 mln TRACECA project
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 13 / Trend /
The European Commission published a forecast for a 4 million euros service contract for the ENPI-TRACECA-Transport dialogue and networks interoperability II project, ENPI Info Center reported on Monday.
The service contract for the project will cover Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey.
According to the forecast, the overall objective of this technical assistance project is to help improve the connection between the trans-European transport network and the EU's Eastern Neighbours and Central Asian countries, with special emphasis on improving coordination with the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and participation of the private sector in transport projects.
The aims of the project include help to develop and agree Traceca regional investment plans for transport infrastructure; strengthening the political and transport dialogue mechanisms between the European Commission, Traceca partner countries, other project stakeholders and IFIs; supporting the implementation of the IGC (Intergovernmental Commission) long-term strategy until 2015 and related action plans, through assistance to the Traceca Permanent Secretariat and partner countries in the development of the transport corridor and links to the EU trans-European networks.
TRACECA is an international transport cooperation program between the EU and its Partner countries in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia. It has a permanent Secretariat in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Currently, TRACECA member states are Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Moldova, Romania, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Ukraine and Iran.
Edited by: A.Badalova