Customs Service News

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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Export of agricultural products
21 Jan
Export of agricultural products

The transformations carried out in agriculture under the leadership of the Esteemed President are very effective. As President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov notes, the main task at present is not only providing the national market with agricultural products, but also exporting such products outside the country. So, the State program to increase the volume of export products is being actively implemented. As part of this program, large-scale work is underway in the Dashoguz velayat to grow and export agricultural products. The velayat mainly grows such crops as “yasmyk”, “uchaylyk”, “gatybash", a...

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Briefing held at the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan
17 Jan
Briefing held at the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan

On January 16, 2020, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan held a briefing on the announcement of the 2020 motto “Turkmenistan is the homeland of Neutrality,” as well as the international conference “Turkmenistan and International Organizations: Cooperation for Peace and Development” held in Ashgabat with the participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov 14 January. The briefing was attended by customs officers, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Adalat of Turkmenistan. Speakers stated that the motto of 2020 is inextricably linked with the humanistic principles that und...

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