Azerbaijani State Customs Committee approves action plan for 2011 (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 29 / Trend N. Ismayilova /
The Azerbaijani State Customs Committee adopted an action plan for 2011. It is planned to conduct a series of measures to improve customs controls, to expand international relations and to introduce modern technologies, deputy chairman of the committee Rza Hasanaliyev said at the expanded board meeting of the Committee said.
The Customs Service will mark the 19th anniversary of the foundation on January 30.
"The plan includes the measures to improve the legislative base in the customs area, to timely review the complaints from the public, to establish customs control in accordance with modern requirements, to improve the rules of filling in the customs declarations for goods, to strengthen financial discipline," Hasanaliyev said.
He said that the committee will also hold activities to strengthen the fight against crime in the customs area and improve the operational-search activities.
Hasanaliyev highlighted the expanded use of modern information technologies in the customs sphere, creation of new information and communication infrastructure, full introduction of a single document circulation, as well as workshops and trainings to enhance human resource capacity and improve logistics committee.
"This year the State Customs Committee will strengthen the fight against drug trafficking, customs control with the use of international expertise. It will accelerate the introduction of advanced control facilities. There are measures to improve international relations," he said.
The concept of development strategy of information and communication technologies will be developed in customs sphere in 2011. The customs infrastructure will be re-structured in accordance with international standards.