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12th GTI Transport Board Meeting held in Haikou, Hainan Province, China
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The 12th GTI Transport Board meeting was organized by the GTI Secretariat and Ministry of Transport of China on December 12, 2023, in Haikou, China.


During the meeting the GTI Secretariat provided update on the progress in GTI transport sector since the previous transport board meeting (16 November 2022). The implemented projects and activities include organization of the 3rd ESCAP-GTI Seminars on Transport issues (15 November 2022, hybrid format, Moscow, Russia), Signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation between Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) and International Coordinating Council on Trans-Eurasian Transportation (CCTT) on 15 November 2022 and holding of the 1st Joint GTI-CCTT Conference “Reliable, safe and effective transportation – a key element for regional development” (28 February 2023, hybrid format, Moscow, Russia).


Later, the Board reviewed the latest progress updates from the member states with regards to the realization of the GTI Reginal Transport Strategy and their national transport strategies focused on the NEA region.


Furthermore, the GTI Secretariat reported on the status of the GTI Midterm Transport Action Plan 2021-2024 and ongoing discussions among the members. During the meeting all disputable issues were resolved, and the revised version of the Action Plan was approved.


The Board members also supported two cooperation proposals: Organization of the 2nd GTI-CCTT Joint Conference “Growth Opportunities for Transport Logistics and Supply Chains in Northeast Asia and Beyond” in early 2024 and Cooperation with Global Sustainable Transport Innovation and Knowledge Center (GSTIKC).


GTI Transport Board members reaffirmed their common vision for cooperation in the transport sector and approved the Work Plan 2023-2024.


Participants from the Ministry of Transport of China, Ministry of Road and Transportation Development of Mongolia, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in China, Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Research Institute of Highways Ministry of Transport of China, Global Sustainable Transport Innovation and Knowledge Center (GSTIKC), JSC Russian Railways, and the GTI Secretariat attended the meeting.


The chairmanship of the GTI Transport Board was handed over to Mongolia.