Customs Service News

Distance Learning Action Plan Discussed with UN Office on Drugs and Crime
3 Jun
Distance Learning Action Plan Discussed with UN Office on Drugs and Crime

On June 2, 2020, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, by videoconferencing, met with the Regional Program Coordinator of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Batyr Geldiyev, with an office located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. During the meeting, the parties discussed the expansion of cooperation between the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and Turkmenistan, as well as the status of projects in areas of mutual interest. An action plan for distance learning for the second half of 2020 was also discussed. The meeting was also attended by a representative of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Ashgab...

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Online seminar for members of Port Control Groups of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan
28 May
Online seminar for members of Port Control Groups of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan

On May 26-28, 2020 National Seminar on Strategic Trade and Export Control in the format of video conferencing was held in the building of State Customs Service of Turkmenistan (SCST) under the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) -World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Container Control Programme (CCP). The seminar was organized jointly with, Regional Office for Central Asia. The purpose of the training is to raise the awareness, strengthen the knowledge and skills of the officers from SCST members in strategic trade and export control as well as use of modern Customs control tec...

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A meeting with representatives of the International Road Transport Union was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
20 May
A meeting with representatives of the International Road Transport Union was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On May 19, 2020, a meeting in the format of a video conference with representatives of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The online meeting was attended by representatives of relevant ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Finance and Economics, the State Customs Service, the State Transport Agency "Turkmenavtoulaglari", as well as representatives of the Turkmen Association of International Road Carriers (THADA)....

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Videoconference on the development of cooperation in the area of transportation and customs control
7 May
Videoconference on the development of cooperation in the area of transportation and customs control

On May 6, 2020, a videoconference with the representatives of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) was held, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The representatives of relevant ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Customs Service and the State Agency “Turkmenawtoulaglary” (Turkmen road transport) participated to the session. During the videoconference, the parties discussed the current state and perspectives of cooperation of Turkmenistan with t...

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Representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan held an online meeting with World Customs Organization experts
24 Apr
Representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan held an online meeting with World Customs Organization experts

On April 23, 2020, an online meeting was held between representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and experts from the World Customs Organization. The parties discussed the issue on accession of Turkmenistan to the International Convention on the simplification and harmonization of Customs procedures (as amended), known as the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC). In particular, the requirements that must be observed in relation to acceding to the said convention were considered. Regarding the requirements presented by the Convention, it was noted of the State Customs Service of T...

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Video conference between Turkmenistan and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
22 Apr
Video conference between Turkmenistan and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

On April 22, 2020, a meeting was held in videoconference format between representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and representatives of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan. During the meeting, the parties focused on the main vectors of cooperation between Turkmenistan and UNCTAD. On this basis, issues were discussed on the implementation of the joint project of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan - UNCTAD - UNDP "Implementation of the Single Window of Turkmen...

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