Meeting with the Secretary-General of the International Road Transport Union
On November 27, 2018, a meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the delegation headed by Mr. Umberto de Pretto, Secretary General of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), who arrived in Turkmenistan to participate in the International Conference of transport ministers of the States Parties to the Agreement on Transit and Transport Cooperation (Lapis Lazuli).
During the meeting, the sides discussed significant events in building up cooperation of Turkmenistan with the IRU in specific areas. The parties also considered the issue of holding a second Global Conference on Sustainable Transport.
In addition, issues of enhancing work on joint training activities in Turkmenistan by the Union experts in the field of creating and implementing educational programs for transport operators and drivers were discussed.