SHAVKAT MIRZIYOYEV RECEIVES CHIEF OF WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION
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President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Kunio Mikuriya in Tashkent on November 14 to participate in the ministerial conference of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation Program.
At the meeting, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted with satisfaction the strengthening of constructive cooperation of our country with the World Customs Organization.
Uzbekistan has been a member of this international body since 1992. Over the past period, joint events and projects have been successfully implemented to establish the legal framework, upgrade and upgrade the infrastructure of the customs bodies of our country.
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in exchanges, first of all, in the areas of improving customs administration and training of qualified personnel, including at the headquarters of the Organization in Brussels.
During the meeting, the sides discussed practical aspects of enhancing the capacities of customs authorities, introducing international standards, equipping customs offices with modern complexes and equipment, enhancing the fight against offenses, enhancing the training of specialists in leading foreign centers.
It was agreed to jointly develop and promptly adopt a roadmap to strengthen cooperation.
The Secretary General of the World Customs Organization thanked for the warm welcome and highly appreciated the effectiveness of social and economic reforms in Uzbekistan, as well as the policy of strengthening good neighborly relations and partnership in Central Asia.
Kunio Mikuriya said that the organization is ready to continue to assist in reforming the customs authorities of our country and expanding regional trade and economic cooperation.