Uzbekistan offers Turkmenistan to switch to the E-permit system, which implies the electronic exchange of permit forms for international road transportation.
The proposal was announced on 10 March in Ashgabat at a meeting of the Minister of Transport of Uzbekistan Ilkhom Makhkamov with the Chairman of the Agency for Transport and Communications under the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Mammetkhan Chakiyev.
Prospects for the development of cooperation in the field of transport were discussed at the meeting. The parties specifically discussed how to improve transportation and transit communication while removing some obstacles that arise during the transport of cargo, the Ministry of Transport of Uzbekistan reports.
The issues of unification and harmonization of tariffs and duties were also explored to streamline and speed up border operations.
During the talks, issues related to the development of the Uzbekistan–Turkmenistan–Iran transport corridor were also considered.
The meeting participants agreed to continue discussing the development of new transport and transit corridors, and also identified the next stages of improving and expanding bilateral cooperation.///nCa, 13 March 2023