President approved the composition of the Turkmen-Uzbek Transport Commission

At a cabinet meeting on October 22, Director General of the Transport and Communications Agency Mammetkhan Chakyev reported on the formation of the Turkmen-Uzbek commission on the development of transport and transit communications from the Turkmen side.

According to the State Information Agency TDH , in January-September, international cargo transportation by rail amounted to 6.1 million tons, including the export and import of goods from Uzbekistan - 885.6 thousand tons.

In January-September, 7,485 foreign truck trailers and semi-trailers crossed the territory of Turkmenistan, including 2,914 trucks through border checkpoints with Uzbekistan, and 2,046 trucks were imported .

It was decided to create a transport commission at the 16th meeting of the Joint Turkmen-Uzbek Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation, which took place on September 14, in order to increase transit cargo transportation.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov approved the composition of the Commission from the Turkmen side. The head of the Agency was ordered to take measures to increase transit rail and road cargo transportation, as well as increase their volumes with other neighboring countries.

Recall that on October 18, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan announced the arrest of an Uzbek citizen who transported a truck with apples on the route Iran- Turkmenistan -Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan, in which an especially large consignment of synthetic drugs worth $ 531,286 was hidden on the black market.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan