The prospects for the development of Middle Corridor were discussed in Brussels
A round table was held on the topic “Transit and Transport cooperation between Kazakhstan and European Union: Prospects for the development of Middle Corridor.”
On 15th June 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. The event was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kingdom of Belgium, with the support of the International Association "Trans-Caspian International Transport Route" and JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy".
About 150 participants from 18 countries of the world took part in the round table. The main purpose of the event was to bring the business communities of Kazakhstan and the European Union closer together by using the infrastructure capabilities of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route.
More than ten international organizations and financial institutions (UN, OSCE, EIB, EBRD, EBRD, OSJD, TMTM, TRACECA, WCO, and others), as well as the EU railway associations (“Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies”, “Reilfreight”, “FERRMED,” etc.), participated in the event.
The event was opened with a welcoming speech by Boguslaw Liberadzky, member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament, Margulan Baimukhan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Belgium, Head of the Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the European Union, as well as Pablo Fabregas Martinez, member of the Cabinet of the EU Commissioner for Transport.
The Secretary General of TITR, Gaidar Abdikerimov, spoke at the event and introduced to the activities of the TITR Association and also presented the infrastructural capabilities of the Middle Corridor.
By the end of the event, there were B2B meetings and business negotiations between representatives of the TITR Association and various European companies interested in using the TITR route. During the visit to the Kingdom of Belgium, the delegates and participants of the TITR visited and got acquainted with the technical capabilities of the port of Antwerp (Belgium).