|China Railway Group interested in modernizing the Rijeka-Zagreb-Budapest railway|
|Author: CSEBA / SEEbiz|
|9th July 2018|
ZAGREB - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Monday received a delegation of the China Railway Group Limited company, headed by CEO Zhang Zongyan who said the Chinese company was interested in taking part in tenders for future large infrastructure projects in Croatia, for example the project aimed at modernising the Rijeka-Zagreb-Budapest railway line, the Office of the Croatian President said in a press release.
The President emphasized that the Republic of Croatia gives great importance to strengthening cooperation with the People's Republic of China in all areas of common interest, in particular by highlighting the area of economy and cultural and scientific cooperation. It announced a number of infrastructure projects planned in the Republic of Croatia in the upcoming period and invited Chinese investors to participate in tenders for such projects.
Zhang expressed his satisfaction with the professionalism of selecting contractors at the international tender for the Zaprešić-Zabok railroad reconstruction, where China Railway Group Limited participated. He also announced the participation of this large Chinese company on future major infrastructure projects, whether road, rail, port or energy, particularly emphasizing the interest in the Rijeka-Zagreb-Budapest railways modernization project, the statement said.