POLITICS | 11:44 / 17.06.2024
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Truck drivers of Uzbekistan to be recruited to work in EU countries

Representatives of the largest transport and logistics company in the Baltic region, Kreiss, visited Uzbekistan on June 10-17.

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Kreiss, founded in 2001 in Riga, is one of the largest cargo carriers in the Baltic region and important operators providing logistics services in Europe and the CIS countries. The company's annual turnover is $160 million.

During the visit, the Latvian side held negotiations with the leadership of the Ministry of Transport, the External Labor Migration Agency and the International Association of Road Carriers.

An agreement was signed between Kreiss and the External Labor Migration Agency on the organized recruitment of 600 drivers to Latvia.

A Memorandum was signed with the Vatanparvar organization on the organization of special simulators for training Uzbek truck drivers on the platform of driving schools that are members of this association. It was emphasized that drivers trained at the centers can receive certificates according to European standards and work in EU countries.

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