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Meeting of the State Security Council
21 Jun
Meeting of the State Security Council

On June 20, 2017, President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Country Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held the session of the State Security Council. Among the main topics of the meeting held in the new building of the State Customs Service is the promotion of the country's transport and transit potential and the identification of promising measures in this direction before the relevant services.

Turkmenistan strives to develop the availability of its transport services. In this context, the tasks of technical re-equipment and modernization of the transport complex are being brought to the forefront.

This requires the introduction of new approaches to ensuring transport security, the creation of an integrated system of management mechanisms and measures to control the rational use of infrastructure facilities, protect the economic security of the state. A major role in this process is assigned to the activities of the customs and a number of relevant services of the country, said the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.

During the meeting the chairman of the State Customs Service Y. Soyegov made the report. As noted, Turkmenistan is becoming an international logistics center, facilitated by the implementation of projects for the radical modernization and development of transport infrastructure. Taking into account the growth of cargo flows passing through our country, work is underway to ensure compliance with customs legislation, as well as control over the transport of goods across the border, the performance of cargo and other operations with them.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that Turkmenistan's integration into the world economic space requires respecting the priority of national interests and ensuring a mutually beneficial partnership in the foreign market, and addressed a number of specific instructions.

The head of state focused on the importance of holding mass sports and sports events aimed at strengthening health, maintaining good physical fitness and high spirit of soldiers and officers. In the military and law enforcement agencies of the country, as in all other structures, it is necessary to organize at a high level the preparations for the forthcoming Asian Games in closed spaces and martial arts in Ashgabat this autumn, the Turkmen leader said, giving a number of relevant instructions to this score.