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Latvia presents the upcoming 16+1 member states’ transport ministers meeting in Riga

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThroughout 4th – 5th May, an annual investment is taking place in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The goal of this forum will be to promote China’s and sixteen Central and Eastern European Countries’ cooperation in agriculture, energy, infrastructure, construction, tourism and education.

As part of the forum, there was a discussion among ministers. During this meeting, Latvia’s representative, Transport Ministry’s Transit Policy Department’s Director Deputy Elina Luca-Ratfeldere presented Riga as the location for the upcoming 16+1 format conference on 15-17 May.

In parallel to the official programme, Latvia’s representative also took part in multiple discussions, including a discussion with Chairman of the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mr. Bruno Bojić and other government and private sector representatives. During talks, officials exchanged opinions about future cooperation opportunities and multilateral cooperation as part of 16+1 initiative. Bojić mentioned that he highly values the opening of direct aircraft connectivity with Latvia, adding that it will help develop relations between the two countries, as reported by Transport Ministry.

BNN had previously reported that the 16+1 format forum will take part in Riga. Latvia will also serve as a logistical and transport coordination centre for the cooperation format. The declaration regarding this was signed in China on 24 November.

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