As part of the visit, Alexey Miller met with Aleksandar Vucic, President of the Republic of Serbia, in Belgrade.
The parties discussed the main areas of their cooperation, focusing, in particular, on the beginning of the construction of the Pancevo TPP which is going to become the first combined cycle thermal power plant in Serbia.
The meeting also touched upon the ongoing supplies of Russian gas to Serbia.
Alexey Miller and Aleksandar Vucic paid special attention to the construction of a gas trunkline through Serbia from its border with Bulgaria to its border with Hungary.
In 2018, Gazprom exported to Serbia 2.15 billion cubic meters of gas, a 1.2 per cent increase from 2017 (2.12 billion cubic meters).
GASTRANS d.o.o. Novi Sad, an engineering company, is responsible for the gas trunkline construction project. At present, the company is obtaining permits required for the construction from the relevant government authorities of Serbia.