MINSK, 15 May (BelTA) – Transport authorities of Belarus and Serbia have agreed to promote cooperation in the area of international automobile transportation, the press service of the Belarusian Transport and Communications Ministry told BelTA.
Partnership terms were discussed at recent talks between delegations of the two countries in Belgrade.
According to the source, the sides shared information about international automobile transportation between the countries, the number of trips performed by Belarusian and Serbian haulers, and discussed cooperation prospects for 2013. Taking into account needs of Belarusian and Serbian forwarding agencies, the delegations agreed the cargo transportation permit quota for 2012 and the preliminary quota for 2013.
Seeing the lack of bus communication between Belarus and Serbia, representatives of transport authorities of the two countries expressed readiness to take measures to promote cooperation in international passenger transportation by road. The final quota of permits for irregular passenger transportation in 2012 was determined, with a preliminary quota set for 2013.
The Belarusian side submitted a new draft bilateral intergovernmental agreement on international automobile transportation for consideration of the Serbian Infrastructure and Energy Ministry. The Serbian side assured the draft document would be reviewed soon. The sides also shared information about the issuance of international vehicle weight certificates in Belarus and Serbia, discussed ways of and rules for performing outsized cargo transportation in Belarus, and other matters relating to international automobile transportation between the two countries.