Customs Service News

Regional seminar on strengthening interagency cooperation in the field of delegation of border and customs control functions
24 Feb
Regional seminar on strengthening interagency cooperation in the field of delegation of border and customs control functions

Representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan took part in the Regional Seminar on Strengthening Inter-Agency Cooperation in the Field of Delegation of Border and Customs Control Functions, which was held on February 11-13, 2020 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was held within the framework of the Central Asia Border Management Assistance Program (BOMCA 9) and representatives of border and customs services of all countries participating in the Program took part in it. Recently, EU countries such as Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have been actively using the method of d...

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Expanding Export Potential
24 Feb
Expanding Export Potential

Under the wise guidance of the esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, a State program is currently being implemented in the country to expand the export potential of our state. The meeting held on February 20, 2020 in the administrative building of the Dashoguz velayat customs was dedicated to the issues of increasing the export potential of our country. It was attended by customs officers of the velayat customs, the heads of the Dashoguz velayat committee of the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, the velayat trade union, as well as the representatives from Dash...

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3rd Meeting of the WCO Europe Region National Contact Points for Capacity Building
4 Feb
3rd Meeting of the WCO Europe Region National Contact Points for Capacity Building

A representative of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan participated in 3rd Meeting of the WCO Europe Region National Contact Points for Capacity Building in Baku, Azerbaijan, which was held from January 27 to 29, 2020. The Meeting aimed at deepening and updating the participants knowledge of the WCO Capacity Building model, support by the WCO and the ROCB Europe for Customs reform and modernization. It also aimed to strengthen the cooperative relations among the contact persons and support the establishment of a network of national contact points in the WCO Europe Region. The meeting...

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Servicemen of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan awarded with regular military ranks
24 Jan
Servicemen of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan awarded with regular military ranks

On January 23, 2020, in accordance with the Decree of the Esteemed Supreme Commander-in-Chief in the Central Office of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan in honor of the Defenders of the Fatherland Day, the military personnel were awarded the military ranks for the conscientious fulfillment of the sacred military duty, great achievements in strengthening the country's defense power, law and order in society. The ceremony was attended by the personnel of the Service. The servicemen who received the next military ranks vowed to faithfully serve for the benefit of their native people...

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Meeting with the coordinators of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme
24 Jan
Meeting with the coordinators of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme

Recently, Mr. Ketil Ottersen, senior coordinator of the UNODC program and Mr. Norbert Steilen, senior coordinator of the WCO program in Turkmenistan, paid a visit to Turkmenistan, during which State Customs Service hosted a meeting. During the meeting, the results of the work carried out within the framework of the work program were discussed, and future events were considered and planned based on the joint priorities and needs of Turkmenistan and the CCP. The State Customs Service joined the program in December 2013. As part of the program, Port Control Groups were created at the Internatio...

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Meeting with representatives of the US Central Command (CENTCOM)
22 Jan
Meeting with representatives of the US Central Command (CENTCOM)

State Customs Service of Turkmenistan host the meeting with Mr. David Mount representative of the US Central Command (CENTCOM) and his delegation. Mr. David Mount expressed gratitude for the opportunity to meet and informed about the one-week exchange program for combating CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons) planned by the US Central Command (CENTCOM). During the meeting, issues of holding this initial one-week program were discussed.

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