The two-day Düzey High Level Expert Group Meeting AP of the United Nations Asia and Pacific Economic and Social Commission (UNESCAP) began in Ankara on 03 May 2018.
The yürüt High Level Expert Group alar, which was organized in order to increase the efficiency of the railway border crossings and to take measures against the common technical standards and harmonized operational practices throughout the international railway corridors, began to work at the 03 May 2018 hosted by TCDD Transportation Inc. at Ankara Hilton Hotel.
Selen Gülen Susuz, Head of Department of International Agreements and Organizations, Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Mr. Burak Serkan Yasar, Head of Customs and Trade Department of Transit Department Burak Serkan Yasar, Assistant General Manager of TCDD Transport and many experts participated in the meeting.
Representatives from the member countries as well as OTIF, UIC, OJSD, WCO, AIDT and Islamic Development Bank attended the meeting.
Delivering the opening speech of the meeting Selen Gulen dehydrated, one at a time, he said implementation of transport investment is very important in this context, underlining that Turkey is a natural bridge between Asia and Europe. An expert committee of Department stating that they were happy to welcome in Turkey get better results for our countries of anhydrous meeting finished his speech saying.
TCDD Transport Inc. Vice President gave a speech at the meeting to resolve Turkey's Cetin Altun missing lines on the transport route to contribute to the development of international transport and refers to his work to improve the intermodal transportation opportunities.
Last year in October with the opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Trans-Caspian Central Corridor explaining the benefits of the development Altun, the railway to Europe through remote Asian country uninterrupted connecting by 2200-kilometer railway line to Turkey 25 billion-dollar note that investment is made She pulled.
Our country voicing 9 pieces of railway connection between our border with neighboring Altun, told Turkey has the operational experience of the participants in a detailed manner.
In his speech, ESPAP Secretary-General Sandeep Raj Jain said that all modes of transport are an integral part of each other, and that what is important is the establishment of a harmonious and sustainable transport system.
A project on "Harmonization of Rules and Regulations for the Facilitation of International Railway Transport in the Region" is being carried out within the framework of the 2015/71 Decision on the "Regional Cooperation Framework for Facilitation of International Railway Transport" adopted by the United Nations Asian and Pacific Economic and Social Commission (UNESCAP) in 7. .
The meeting is organized to develop interoperability in technical and operational areas throughout the international railway corridors to increase the effectiveness of railway border crossing operations and the reliability of international railway freight transport operations within the scope of this project.