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Prospects for development of cooperation within the framework of the CCP discussed

10.10.2019

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 9 October 2019, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries Dilyor Khakimov met with the regional coordinator of the UNODC Global Program Batir Geldiyev and the National Coordinator of the UNODC Global Program and the World Customs Organization for container transportation control Sardor Atashikov, at the headquarters of the World Customs Organization.

UNODC, together with WCO, has been implementing the Container Control Programme (CCP) for 15 years, the goal of which is to assist participating countries in creating sustainable law enforcement mechanisms in selected sea and land ports for preventing their use in drug trafficking or other forms of criminal activity.

Practical aspects of interaction of the Uzbek side with the WCO and UNODC within the framework of the above program, in which Uzbekistan has been participating since 2013, were considered at the meeting.

The agenda and program of the upcoming visit of the WCO Secretary General to Uzbekistan in November this year were also discussed during the negotiations.