Customs Service News

Fifth annual inter-regional meeting under United Nations office on Drugs and crime and the World Customs Organization Global Container Control Programme
25 May
Fifth annual inter-regional meeting under United Nations office on Drugs and crime and the World Customs Organization Global Container Control Programme

The representatives of the customs authorities and other competent authorities of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Georgia, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Uzbekistan and Ukraine met on 23-24 May 2018 in Avaza at Fifth annual inter-regional meeting under United Nations office on Drugs and crime and the World Customs Organization Global Container Control Programme. The main theme of the meeting was further strengthening of regional and international coo...

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Solemn event dedicated to the day of the Constitution of Turkmenistan and the day of the State Flag of Turkmenistan
17 May
Solemn event dedicated to the day of the Constitution of Turkmenistan and the day of the State Flag of Turkmenistan

On May 17, 2018, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan held a solemn event dedicated to the occasion of the significant date of the national calendar – the day of the Constitution of Turkmenistan and the Day of the State Flag of Turkmenistan.     As noted by the speakers, the Constitution is the Basic Law, which enshrines the inviolable legal foundations of our independence and neutrality. The Constitution is the most important document that defines the main directions of the structure of society and the state. It incorporates the concepts of humanism, creation, justice, the basis of the...

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Meeting with representatives of the International road transport Union (IRU)
17 May
Meeting with representatives of the International road transport Union (IRU)

May 17, 2018, the State customs service of Turkmenistan held a meeting with representatives of the International road transport Union (IRU) Mr. Vakhtang Zarandia and Mr. Lucas Lagier.     During the meeting, the sides discussed promising areas of bilateral cooperation between Turkmenistan and IRU, as well as issues related to the implementation of IRU TIR-EPD software in Turkmenistan.

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Regular session of Border and Customs Training institutions of Central Asia took place in Dushanbe
11 May
Regular session of Border and Customs Training institutions of Central Asia took place in Dushanbe

A Regional Workshop for border guard and customs training institutions of Central Asian countries started its work in Dushanbe in the framework of the Border Management in Central Asia (BOMCA) programme.      The activity gathered delegates from all five Central Asian countries to discuss joint approach and continuous cooperation of training institutions towards the development of the unique, harmonized, and efficient training system for border guards and customs officers in the Central Asian region.      During the workshop, the experts presented and discussed current training systems in CA...

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Dedicated to the heroes of the Great Patriotic war of 1941-1945
9 May
Dedicated to the heroes of the Great Patriotic war of 1941-1945

On the occasion of the upcoming 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic war of 1941-1945, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan hosted a ceremony to honor war veterans. Today glorious war veterans are the most honored guests to the festivities and celebrations taking place in our country in honor of this remarkable date.     Bowing down before all those, whose glorious heroic way serves as an eternal example of selfless service to the Motherland, the people of Turkmenistan pay tribute to war veterans and the families of fallen soldiers, who are surrounded with special atten...

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OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan promotes best practices in combating money laundering, terrorism financing and corruption
27 Apr
OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan promotes best practices in combating money laundering, terrorism financing and corruption

On 25 April 2018 concluded OSCE-organized seminar in Ashgabat at which attendants were discussed the indicators of money laundering, terrorism financing and corruption and best practices for interagency co-operation.     The representative of State Customs Service of Turkmenistan participated two-day event together with the officials the State Service of Turkmenistan on Countering Economic Crimes, the Ministry of Finance and Economy, financial institutions, law enforcement bodies and real estate and audit companies.     The seminar laid special emphasis on modern indicators of suspicious tra...

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