Trans-border Via Carpatia route to be ready by end of 2025: Polish gov’t minister

An international road project called Via Carpatia, which is to run from Lithuania, through Poland and on to Greece, will be completed by the end of 2025, a Polish government minister has said.

Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk

Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk Photo: PAP/Wojtek Jargiło

Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk said the road dovetails with the Polish-led Three Seas Initiative.

“Via Carpatia will be an engine of development. This is how the Three Seas countries see it,” Adamczyk said on Saturday.

The Polish-led Three Seas Initiative aims to boost infrastructure, energy and economic cooperation among 12 countries between the Black, Baltic and Adriatic Seas.

The initiative brings together Poland, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.

The Via Carpatia will run from Lithuania, through the Polish cities of Białystok, Lublin, Rzeszów, to Košice in eastern Slovakia and on to Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece.

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Source: PAP

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