REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

MINISTRY of CUSTOMS and TRADE

The Visit of the Deputy Minister Mr. Fatih ÇİFTCİ to the Russian Federation

The Deputy Minister Mr. ÇİFTCİ paid a visit to the Russian Federation on October 25th, 2017 in order to hold a bilateral meeting with the Head of Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation Mr. BULAVIN and participate in the 18th International Customs Exhibition.

During the visit, the Deputy Minister Mr. ÇİFTCİ and the delegation of the Ministry of Customs and Trade participated in the inauguration ceremony of the International Customs Exhibition initiated by the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Mr. Anton SİLUANOV and attended the Panel on the subject of “Customs and Business Dialogue:  10 Steps to Meet Business Halfway” organized by the Federal Customs Service.

In the exhibition program, Mr. ÇİFTCİ consulted with the General Secretary of the World Customs Organization Mr. Kunio MİKURİYA in the matter of the relations between the Ministry and the World Customs Organization.

Within the framework of the visit program, Mr. ÇİFTCİ conducted a bilateral meeting with the Head of Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation Mr. BULAVIN. The relations between the two customs administrations, the decisions made in this context, the implementation of these decisions and the steps should be taken in order to enhance bilateral relations were the main topics dealed with in the meeting.