The opening event of the Twinning Project "Support to the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the accession to the Convention on a Common Transit Procedure, Convention on Simplification of Formalities in Trade in Goods and implementation of the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS)" was held on January 29.
The video conference was attended by chairman of the State Customs Committee, customs service Colonel-General Safar Mehdiyev, head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas, Italian ambassador to Azerbaijan Augusto Massari, Director General of Italy's Customs and Monopolies Agency Marcello Minenna, deputy chairmen of the State Customs Committee, employees of the relevant agencies of the Committee, representatives of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and experts of the European Union.
It should be noted that the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Italy's Customs and Monopolies Agency are twinning partners. The purpose of the twinning project is to facilitate Azerbaijan's connection with the existing EU customs systems and trade among the parties.
Source & full text: Azerbaijan Customs