The possible establishment of a "Single Logistic Center" on the basis of the Lapis Lazuli Agreement

Published: 09 June, 2021

Within the extra-budgetary project "Strengthening State Border Service Capacities in Turkmenistan", the Centre organized an online training on border-crossing facilitation for transit goods carried by rail and road through the possible establishment of a "Single Logistic Center" on the basis of the Agreement on the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Transport Corridor (Lapis Lazuli). The online training was held on 2-4 June 2021. The training aimed to present a draft concept of a "Single Logistics Centre" to be potentially established on the Lapis Lazuli Transport Corridor and discuss it with participants during the training. With training participants' suggestions and comments, a draft concept of a "Single Logistics Centre" was finalized and submitted to the leadership of relevant ministries and agencies of Turkmenistan for review and possible adoption. Mr. Alexander Zaboev - international expert on transport facilitation and connectivity did facilitate the training. Representative of the OJSC "Transport and Logistics Center of Turkmenistan" Head of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations and Contracts Aymyrat Shiriyev spoke on the topic "Good practices of Multimodal transportation of goods."