The Kyiv Post welcomes feedback about our new website and we stand ready to fix any problems users might encounter in our test phase. Contact us at: news@kyivpost.com or +38-044-591-3344. Thank you!

Share Tweet Pocket Add to Bookmarks
You're reading: Popov: Japanese businesses to invest in Kyiv’s transport infrastructure

Head of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov and Ambassador of Japan to Ukraine Toichi Sakata met to discuss the prospects of cooperation, and in particular participation of Japanese businesses in the implementation of private-public partnership projects aimed at development of the transport infrastructure in Kyiv.

“I am happy that soon we are starting the implementation of a very
important joint project that will allow us to modernize significantly
the rolling stock of Kyiv subway. In fact, I mean a complete
modernization of subway cars using the latest technologies. The project
will be implemented under the provisions of the Kyoto Protocol. We are
getting ready for tenders. Actually, I think that it’s only a part of
our cooperation,” Popov said.

In turn, Sakata noted that Japanese businessmen are interested in
cooperation with Kyiv as one of the most prospective cities in Eastern
Europe.

The ambassador added that the Japanese government supports
cooperation between the country’s private sector and the capital of
Ukraine.

Sakata also congratulated Popov on the successful completion of the Euro 2012 European Football Championship.

Found a spelling error? Let us know – highlight it and press Ctrl + Enter.

Advertisement

Add comment

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.
More in this section
Attention

Add a picture
Choose file
Add a quote
Attention

Are you sure you want to delete your comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to delete all user's comments?

Attention

Are you sure you want to unapprove user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to spam user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to trash user's comment?

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: