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Kyrgyzstan supports Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport

Kyrgyzstan supports Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport

Under-Secretary General, Igor Runov, who leads IRU’s work with the United Nations in New York, briefed members of the Presidential Administration, the Government and the Ministry of Transport of the Kyrgyz Republic on new opportunities and projects linked to the recent creation of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport.

The Government emphasised the importance of sustainable passenger transport and multimodal transport corridors in the economic development of Kyrgyzstan and gave its support for the GPST. Both sides agreed to cooperate on the implementation of a joint IRU-World Bank project in monitoring the transport of perishable agricultural products along Eurasian transport corridors.

Photo (from left to right) Mr Sapar Isakov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Kyrgyz Republic and Head of Foreign Policy Department; Mr Igor Runov, IRU Under-Secretary General; Mr Turkmen Bootaev, Chairman of the Association of the International Road Transport Operators of the Kyrgyz Republic (AIRTO-KR).