The current year of 2009 is marked by the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the transport authority and the transport vocational training, which history counts back to the establishment of the Authority for water and inland communications and the Institute for the corps of engineers on railway transport.
The celebration programme includes a number of events such as scientific-practical conferences, artistic festivals, meeting with the veterans of the transportation industry and students majoring in transport disciplines, sports competitions and games, photo exhibitions, round tables, meetings of the transport councils by the Plenipotentiaries of the president of the RF in the federal districts and the like.
III International transport forum «Transport of Russia: the Establishment, Development and the Prospects» and International transport exhibition «Transport of Russia - 2009» - main events of the anniversary - will be held on November 19-22, 2009 in Moscow, Russia.
The main objective of the events is to focus on the discussion of the “Transport strategy of the RF defined for the period of up to 2030” with regards to the unfavorable economic situation and the crisis management plan adopted by the government, and also the prospects for the development of the road, rail, avia, sea and river transport of Russia.
I invite you to take part and support III International transport forum «Transport of Russia: the Establishment, Development and the Prospects» and International transport exhibition «Transport of Russia - 2009».
Sincerely yours, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation I. Levitin