22 December 2010, Wednesday, 19:26

Transport communication between Bashkortostan and Tatarstan will be improved

author: Lubov Kolokolova

The transport communication between Bashkortostan and Tatarstan has to be improved. The presidents of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan Rustem Khamitov and Rustam Minikhanov have stated about it today after the ceremony of signing the cooperation agreement between Bashkortostan and Tatarstan.

Answering the question of journalists concerning the prospects of transport communication’s development between Kazan and Ufa Rustam Minnikhanov has stated the project of constriction of the high-speed highway “Shali-Bavly” — a sector of the transport corridor “Europe – Western China” – is found under development in Tatarstan at present time.

According to him “it will be convenient highway for both republics”.

“We will discuss this theme separately and though it is hard to say exactly now but a modern highway between Kazan and Ufa is absolutely necessary” – Rustam Minnikhanov said.