In October 22, 2019, during the International bus conference, which takes place in Brussels from October 21 to 23, a cooperation agreement was signed between the International Union of Public Transport (UITP) and the Autonomous Non-profit Organization “Moscow Directorate of transport services” (ANO "MDTS").
During the meeting, UITP Secretary General Mohammad Mezgani and Director General of ANO "MDTS" Nikolay Asaul agreed to organize a business program for the summit of the Council of leaders in the field of urban transport development.
The international Union of Public Transport becomes a partner of the event and will handle communication and management of speakers, moderation of individual sessions, and promotion of the summit.
ANO "MDTS", in turn, undertakes to organize logistics, marketing and management processes. The summit of the Council of leaders in urban transport development will be held in Moscow from May 14 to 17, 2020.
Also, according to the text of the document, the cooperation agreement States that for the duration of its validity, an office in the Moscow Directorate of transport services will be provided to accommodate employees of the International Public Transport Union.