Customs Service News

 Reporting meeting on the results of the work of the customs authorities for the eight months of 2019
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Reporting meeting on the results of the work of the customs authorities for the eight months of 2019

On September 7, 2019, the Chairman of the Service M. Hudaykulyev, held a meeting during which the results of the work of the customs authorities for eight months were examined and specific tasks were determined to fulfill the instructions of the President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Heads of departments of the Central Office, Ashgabat city and velayat customs, as well as customs posts reported on the work carried out during the reporting period. The meeting also discussed issues of further improving the customs authorities, a...

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 Muhammedov Muhammedgeldy appointed as Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan
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Muhammedov Muhammedgeldy appointed as Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan

On September 5, 2019, a meeting was held at the Central Office of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan on the occasion of the appointment of a new Deputy Chairman of the Service. Opening the event, the Chairman of the Service M. Hudaykulyev acquainted the audience with the Order of the President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the appointment of Major Muhammedov Muhammedgeldy Kakalyyevich to the post of Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, who had previously held the position of head of Dashoguz velayat...

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Intellectual Property Rights Regional Workshop
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Intellectual Property Rights Regional Workshop

On August 27-29, 2019, in Cholpon Ata, the Kyrgyz Republic hosted a regional seminar on intellectual property rights, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The seminar was attended by representatives of relevant structures and departments of Central Asian countries, including representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan. The purpose of the seminar is to discuss issues related to intellectual property rights, the mutual exchange of experience, as well as the study of international practice in this area. Experts from the World Customs Organization acted as...

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  Seminar on the prevention of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances was held at the Lebap Velavat Customs Office
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Seminar on the prevention of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances was held at the Lebap Velavat Customs Office

Seminar organized by the Ozone Center under the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan on September 2, 2019 at the Lebap Velayat Customs Office was dedicated to measures to prevent illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances, which were attended by customs officers from the Lebap Velayat Customs Office and subordinate customs posts. The event was organized as part of a joint project of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the phase-out Plan for Hydrochlorofl...

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Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course
23 Aug
Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course

Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course, which began on August 19, is being held in Ashgabat. The course is organized by the OSCE Center in Ashgabat. The event is attended by employees of the State Customs Service, as well as the transport police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan. This course is part of the Plan of Projects to be implemented jointly by the Government of Turkmenistan and OSCE Center in Ashgabat in 2019. The purpose of the specialized instructor course is to strengthen security at the airports of Turkmenistan and improve the professional ski...

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Training on combating seal manipulation
22 Aug
Training on combating seal manipulation

20-22 August 2019 – Within the framework of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Customs Organization Container Control Programme, the UNODC Programme Office in Turkmenistan has conducted a three-day Training on combating seal manipulation at the International Customs Terminal of Ashgabat.  Eighteen officers of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan in the training. Conducted by Mr. Dirk De Langhe, UNODC Headquarters (Vienna, Austria) and Mr. Svetlan Savov, UNODC Consultant, the training was aimed at strengthening capacity of customs officers on identificatio...

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