On 19 September 2016, the General Director of AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) Stasys Dailydka led a delegation to China to develop and strengthen further partnership with China‘s largest logistics and transport companies.
On the first day of the visit which will last until 23 September, memorandums were signed with companies from the Chinese province of Xinjiang: China Railway International Multimodal Transport Urumqi branch, Xinjiang Land Port Supply Chain, Xinjiang Land Bridge Group, Xinjiang Tianshun Supply Chain. The parties commit to develop cooperation in the organization of container transport, to increase cargo flows and competitiveness, and to create and provide their clients with attractive transportation services.
The delegation also participated in the Silk Road International Logistics Forum, where Mr Dailydka read the announcement. The General Director of AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai stressed the significance of the relationship between Lithuania and China, expressing the assurance that a bilateral partnership will evolve and strengthen in the future. China`s strategic initiative One Belt, One Road, linking the Asian and European continents was also marked, pointing to the relevance and opportunities of the modernized infrastructure of railway transport in Lithuania. “We have renewed about 9000 wagons and locomotives; and inter-modal terminals in Vilnius and Kaunas have opened even greater carrying opportunities and access to rail services for the different types of transport” said Mr Dailydka.
The programme of the visit also includes meetings with managers and other representatives of the Sinotrans company, which is one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in China.
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