Further development of the Copernicus programme, the competitiveness of the European Union's space activities and the upcoming Czech Presidency of the EU Council. These were some of the topics discussed at today's meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council of Ministers responsible for space activities in Luxembourg. Transport Minister Martin Kupka attended this meeting on behalf of the Czech Republic.
France's pioneer of high-speed rails, the legendary TGV train, has arrived in the Czech Republic. In was on Monday that train was presented at the main railway station in Prague. The train then continued to Brno, Jihlava and Ústí nad Labem.
Accelerating and improving road and rail links between the Czech Republic and Poland and the cooperation between the two countries on making the Odra river navigable. This was not the only topic discussed in Prague by Transport Minister Martin Kupka and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Adamczyk. Both ministers also signed a memorandum on the development of transport links between Polish seaports and the Czech Republic.
Trans-European transport networks, infrastructure for alternative fuels, the programme of the forthcoming Czech EU Presidency and assistance to Ukraine in transporting agricultural production to world markets. These and other topics were discussed by Transport Minister Martin Kupka and his counterparts from 26 other EU countries at the Transport, Energy and Telecommunications Council meeting in Luxembourg.
One year after the official start of construction, the future route of the D4 motorway in Písek is already well visible in the landscape. Minister of Transport Martin Kupka, CEO of VINCI Consessions Nicolas Notebaert, the representatives of the other concessionaire (Meridiam) and the representatives of the contractor (EUROVIA CS) came to the D4 motorway to assess the current status of the first Czech PPP project.
High-speed connection between Prague and Dresden, Czech EU Presidency or clean mobility. These and other topics were discussed between Czech Transport Minister Martin Kupka and his German counterpart Volker Wissing. Germany is one of the most important international partners of the Czech Ministry of Transport and the dialogue with it is also important for a number of transportation projects.