On 11st November 2016, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid an offical visit to Belarus. During the official visit, Mr. Bülent TÜFENKCİ, Minister of Customs and Trade of Turkey and Mr. Yuri Senko Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Belarus signed an Agreement on Mutual Trade Promotion System between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
Both sides agreed to simplfy customs procedures. This Agreement gives opportunity to reduce customs clearance time. The Mutual Trade Promotion System (MTPS) is based on exchange of significant information about movement of goods and vehicles in accordance with the technologies of the exchange of information between the Customs Authorities of Turkey and Belarus.
At the end of signing ceremony, both sides emphazised the importance of cooperation and good relations between two countries.