The prospects for the development of international transport corridors in the region were discussed today in Ashgabat by the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Council of Road Workers (ICR) of the CIS Buri Karimov with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev.
According to the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the parties exchanged views on the initiative participation of Turkmenistan in the global transport dialogue. In this regard, comprehensive national programs were noted aimed at modernizing the material and technical base of the transport industry, expanding existing and forming new transport and communication networks to integrate the domestic transport system into the international transport infrastructure, creating large logistics centers in Turkmenistan that provide regional coordination of multimodal transportation.
During the meeting, issues of preparing and holding events of the Intergovernmental Council of Road Workers, including the upcoming 46th meeting of the ICR, as well as the possibility of organizing an international scientific and practical conference in Ashgabat and the 6th international motor rally were also discussed.
In this context, B. Karimov noted the importance of the 6th international motor rally, designed to help improve the condition and development of international transport corridors, including roads, road safety, and reduce the number of barriers to traffic and cargo.
Following the meeting, the parties agreed to continue cooperation in organizing and holding joint upcoming events.