On Transport Working Group


On 4-6 April the Netherlands hosted a regular meeting of the Transport Working Group under the Joint Economic Commission between the Netherlands and the Russian Federation. The Russian delegation was headed by Mr. Sergey Aristov, State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, the co-chair from the Dutch side was Mr.Henk Snoeken, Deputy Director International Affairs of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands.

The meeting of the WGT included a plenary session and roundtable discussions. The members of the delegations discussed such topics as cooperation in air and maritime transport, airport development, smart mobility, global trade and trade corridors. The parties agreed to continue the fruitful cooperation and to hold the next meeting in 2018 in Russia.