The Turkmen delegation took part in a regional workshop recently held in Kazakhstan’s Almaty city as part of the implementation of the EU’s Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA-9), Trend reports referring to the Turkmen State Customs Service.
“The issue of benefits of using the method of transferring the functions between customs and border services, which has been actively used in several European countries recently was considered at the event,” the message said.
“This method allows accelerating the movement of passengers and goods across the border and using the resources of border agencies more efficiently,” the message said. “The workshop participants reviewed this innovation and discussed its advantages and risks.”
“During the workshop, special attention was paid to the cooperation between customs and border services, its main goals and legal framework; synchronized control, functions and tasks of border and customs control at the checkpoints; cooperation in the field of information exchange and risk analysis,” the message said.