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07.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Minister Taavi Aas met with the Russian Minister of Transport

Taavi Aas, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, today met with Yevgeny Dietrich, Russian Minister of Transport, during the St. Peterburg International Economic Forum and jointly agreed to continue the work of the two countries' transport committee. Aas confirmed to the Russian...
07.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Aas to propose purchasing four new trains

In the coming weeks Taavi Aas, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, is going to make a proposal to the Cabinet  to acquire four new trains for Elron, the state-owned Estonian operator of passenger trains that conducts its business under the Elron brand. This would make traveling...
04.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

A solution to help the victims of domestic violence won this year's Hackathon

The cyber security company Guardtime won this year's 'Digiriigi Häkaton', a competition that brings together technology companies with an ambition to create better solutions to various services used in the public sector. The purpose of Guardtime's solution was to create a reliable way to collect...
04.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Kazakhstan interested to cooperate in the fields of Transport, ICT and Space

At a meeting between the governments of Estonia and Kazakhstan on May 29 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan expressed its interest for cooperation in the fields of Transport, ICT and Space. Taavi Aas, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, who headed the Estonian delegation at the meeting, said...
11.04.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Creating a greener, smarter and safer transport infrastructure by the year 2030

Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications is beginning the inclusion for the Transport and Mobility Master Plan for the years 2021–2030. According to the Deputy Secretary of General for Transport Ahti Kuningas in Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the...
25.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Baltic Sea region countries to attend 3rd Borderless Real-Time Economy roundtable in Estonia

Today and tomorrow, the third real-time economy (RTE) roundtable is held in Laulasmaa to focus on the most important borderless RTE services and solutions across the Baltic Sea region. Among other topics, experts will also discuss the law amendment according to which all Estonian public sector...
Minister of Entrepreneurship and IT Rene Tammist and the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid. Photo: Jelena Rudi
20.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

New e-Estonia Briefing Centre taking Estonian digital success stories to the world

Press release by Enterprise Estonia On February 19th, the President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid opened the new e-Estonia Briefing Centre in the Öpiku Building in Ülemiste City, which introduces our unique digital society and e-solutions to high-level foreign visitors from both the...
13.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Simson: We are taking the first step in restoring the Estonian merchant fleet

Today, at the sitting of the Parliament of Estonia a package of bills to bring ships under the Estonian flag will be at the third reading. This is the first step in restoring the Estonian merchant fleet and bringing three hundred large cargo ships to the Estonian ship register in the next seven...
01.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Finland decided to officially join the Rail Baltica joint venture

On Friday, the Finnish government decided to set up a separate company, Oy Suomen Rata AB, to develop the railway industry in its entirety. According to Kadri Simson, the Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, RB Rail AS, a joint venture in Rail Baltica, will become one of the...
Annika Haas
24.01.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state issues the first 5G frequency licenses

The Minister of Enterpreneurship and Information Technology Rene Tammist signed a draft regulation setting the basis, so that electronic communications operators can start developing the next generation a.k.a. 5G communications networks. The introduction of 5G bandwidths creates new opportunities...

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