Ukraine and Poland expand the railway connection, - Volodymyr Omelyan
On September 5, 2018, Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, is on a visit to Krynica-Zdrój (Republic of Poland), where participates in the XXVIII Economic Forum and Europe Carpathian Conference.
Within the framework of the visit, Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine held a bilateral meeting with the Andrzej Adamczyk, the Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Poland. The sides discussed a wide range of bilateral cooperation issues in the field of transport and infrastructure.
Volodymyr Omelyan noted the intensity and high effectiveness of the Ukrainian-Polish dialogue in 2018: "We are extremely pleased with the progress achieved at the level of the relevant ministries of Ukraine and Poland. Direct rail connection between Ukraine and Poland, launched in 2016, is an example of the successful implementation of Ukrainian-Polish projects. Now, both countries are actively working on the expansion of the rail connection between Ukraine and Poland. I am grateful to Poland for its active position on this issue and for the full support of the initiative. "
The Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine confirmed that the work on two projects is ongoing: the restoration of the railway connection Przemysl-Malchovice-Nizhankovichi and establishment of regular passenger rail connection between Lviv and Lublin.
The parties agreed to hold in October this year a bilateral working group on expanding the railway connection between Ukraine and Poland.
Andrzej Adamczyk, the Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Poland congratulated his Ukrainian colleague on the Ryanair's launch in Ukraine, noting that successful work of Ukraine with leading European companies is a practical measure of Ukraine's European integration. He also expressed the conviction that the expansion of the railway connection between Ukraine and Poland will also contribute to Ukraine's infrastructure European integration.