AKIPRESS.COM - The Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic, in co-operation with the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, organized a three-day meeting on export control from 23 to 25 October 2019 in Aral, Kyrgyzstan. The meeting brought together over thirty licensing, customs and other governmental authorities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
The purpose of the regional meeting was to exchange experiences on effective export control management and discuss operational implementation issues regarding licensing systems and customs control.
The participants discussed developing common approaches to update and harmonize national control lists, the transit of controlled commodities and the establishment of mechanisms for the exchange of information on licensing and risk.
The seminar was aligned with the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution No. 1540 on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, and organized by the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic in co-operation with the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek.