“1st Joint Customs Committee on Customs Matters between the Ministry of Customs and Trade of the Republic of Turkey and the Directorate General of Customs of the Republic of Albania” was organized in Tirana, Albania on 15-16 February, 2018. The delegation of the Ministry of Customs and Trade of Turkey was headed by Undersecretary Mr. Cenap AŞCI, and the delegation of the Directorate General of Customs of the Republic of Albania was headed by Director General Mrs. Belinda IKONOMI.
During the meeting, both sides discussed the last situation of existing cooperation areas and looked for new ways to reinforce them via new cooperation methods such as anti-smuggling operations and new technical committees.
Being evaluated the last developments in the customs field in the world, both sides agreed to assist each other in order to maintain efficient and secure trade flow in the field of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), NSCTS.
After completing the meeting, the delegations also had a chance to visit Durres Customs House which is the largest seaport in Albania