Lithuanian, Polish gov'ts hold first ever joint meeting in modern history

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-17 21:48:02|Editor: huaxia

VILNIUS, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Lithuanian and Polish governments had here on Thursday their first ever joint meeting in the modern history, with over 20 ministers from both sides taking part in the meeting chaired by the prime ministers of the two countries.

Partnership between the two neighboring European countries was one of the most important subjects on the agenda. Ministers discussed the pandemic management measures, signed an agreement to strengthen strategic transport and energy infrastructure projects, and exchanged their knowledge in education, according to a press release from the Lithuanian government.

Two important agreements were signed between AB Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (LTG) and the Polish State Railways (PKP) on the establishment of a joint venture for freight transport and on the Vilnius-Warsaw passenger train.

Ministers of education of the two countries signed a detailed action plan for cooperation in the field of education.

Regional issues including the protests in neighboring Belarus was also discussed in the meeting, said the press release.

The joint government meeting was held at the invitation of Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, according to the release. Such meetings are expected to become regular, it said. Enditem