EU supports the development of transport and logistical business associations in Central Asia.

The meeting with Antonio Castro, the representative of the regional project of the European Union “Tightening up transport and logistical business associations in Central Asia” was held in the office of Turkmen Logistical Association on October, 9th.

The visitor was acquainted with projects realized in Turkmenistan on the development of the transport-logistic sector. This sector is an important element of a national economy and contributed its integration into the system of global economic cooperation.

Antonio Castro was also informed on branches of activity of Turkmen Logistical Association realized projects and long-term plans by it. As it was noted, the purpose of the Association which is a member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan is formation and development of logistics infrastructure, the acquaintance of the wide public with advanced ideas and logistic projects of the advanced countries.

In turn, Antonio Castro acquainted participants of the meeting with the purposes and objectives of the regional project of the European Union “Tightening up transport and logistical business associations in Central Asia” which is realized during 2017- 2019.  As it was stated, the main project goal is support of entrepreneurship, business associations and enterprises of small and medium business in the development of transport-logistic business, in export expansion in Central Asia.

During a conversation, the possibilities of cooperation were discussed within the realization of the project of EU, including in the development of an institutional partnership between business associations of the European Union and Central Asia for contribution into sustainable development of transport sector and logistics practice, use of innovative methods in these purposes.

The representatives of Chamber of commerce and industry and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan took part in the meeting along with directory and specialists of Turkmen Logistical Association.