Tajik-Afghan Customs authorities expand cooperation

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DUSHANBE, 29.06.2017. /NIAT Khovar/.Strengthening of cooperation between the customs authorities of Tajikistan and Afghanistan was discussed in Dushanbe at the meeting of the head of the Customs Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Abdufattoh Ghoib with the head of the Main Department of Customs of the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan Ahmad Rashod Pupal.

According to the press centre of the Customs Service of the country, Abdufattoh Ghoib speaking about the prospects of cooperation between the customs authorities of the two neighboring countries, has stressed that all opportunities for the development of trade -economic cooperation have been created. It was noted that bilateral cooperation is developing on the basis of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Government of Afghanistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in customs activities dated March 26, 2014.

The issue on improving the operation of the system of international customs cargo transportation in the Republic of Tajikistan, in particular the introduction of the Green Corridor mechanism was discussed at the meeting. It is expected that the delegation of the Main Department of Customs of the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan will visit the customs post Panji Poyon (Nizhny Panj), located in the south of Tajikistan.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan