On a meeting on digital video communications was held between representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and and the World Customs Organization.
The meeting discussed promising areas of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the World Customs Organization (WCO). In particular, the Turkmen side expressed interest in studying and mastering the best practices of the WCO to improve the organization of customs control at the state border, as well as developing cooperation with the Organization’s structural divisions
The sides noted the importance of continuing efforts to intensify cooperation in such areas as strengthening of national and international legal systems related to customs work, analysis of existing legislative documents and development of new ones in this direction.
Regarding the equipment of the structural units of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, it was noted that today customs checkpoints in the country are equipped with the most advanced technology. At the same time, the issue of Turkmenistan’s participation in the UNODC and WCO program on the control of international container traffic and the introduction of the ASYCUDA system was discussed. Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkmenistan