The passage will be very important for the development in this part of Barents area. The upgrade of the road connection is of great importance for better transport services, both of people and goods, in the region.
This will have an increased impact on the development of industries as well as increased interaction in several areas such as education, cultural exchange, and generally people to people cooperation. Which, in turn, offers more opportunities to utilize the positive qualities of the region and to highlight the attractiveness of the area. Barents Road looks forward to continued good, and strengthened, cross-border cooperation between the municipalities of Russia, Finland, Sweden and Finland.