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President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and CEO of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov Discussed Project’s Progress and Outlined Perspectives for Further Cooperation
Today Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of OJSC Russian Railways Mr. Oleg Belozerov has been to Serbia with a working visit. Part of the event was the signing of the Memorandum on Strategic Partnership Development and Joint Implementation of Rail Infrastructure Projects in the Republic of Serbia between OJSC Russian Railways and the Government of the Republic of Serbia.

The document outlines the main directions for further extension of mutual cooperation in the field of railway transport and for joint implementation of rail infrastructure projects with Russian Railways, represented by engineering company RZD International. The Parties agreed on developing partnership in such areas as rail infrastructure maintenance, modernization and new construction, sharing of experience and technologies, as well as implementation of joint training programs. In addition, it was agreed to render mutual professional assistance and extend expert consultancy in emergency situations.

During the visit Mr. Oleg Belozerov met with the President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, and the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia Mme. Zorana Mikhailovich. During these meetings the parties have discussed the status of the project for construction and modernization of the railway infrastructure in Serbia and outlined perspectives for further Russian-Serbian cooperation in the railway sector.

Mr. Belozerov has also announced that a new school — “23th October”, has been chosen by Russian Railways to be included in the company’s humanitarian program in Serbia. The school is located in Sremski Karlovci, a town in the Stara Pazova – Novi Sad section of the Belgrade – Budapest line, where construction works are under way now.

Date of publication: 30.03.2018

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