Minister Berner to visit Moscow

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 16.10.2017 12.31
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Minister Anne Berner (Photo: Tommi Parkkonen)
Minister Anne Berner (Photo: Tommi Parkkonen)

Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner will visit Moscow on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. She will meet Russia's Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov and Minister of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov. Minister Berner will also take part in Open Innovations forum, which this year focuses on digitalisation.

Items on the agenda of the transport ministers' meeting include improvement of transport systems, cooperation in the transport sector between Finland and Russia, data economy and projects in intelligent transport systems and services, transport emissions reduction targets and the Northeast Passage cable.

The telecommunications cable will also be on the agenda of the meeting with Minister of Communications Nikiforov. Other topics to be covered will be data utilisation, information security and digitalisation.