WCO studying Azerbaijan’s experience in fight against corruption (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted on 11:24)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
By Taleh Mursagulov - Trend:
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is studying Azerbaijan’s experience in the fight against corruption in the customs field, WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya told reporters in Baku Jan. 14, Trend reports.
Mikuriya noted that the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan carried out serious reforms in various fields.
One of these reforms covers the fight against corruption, he said.
In this regard, the WCO would like Azerbaijan to share its experience and play an important role in this area as part of the organization, he added.
It was earlier reported that representative of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan to the WCO Dashgyn Aliyev was appointed to the position of manager for the development of the European region, as well as to the position of executive director of the Eurocustoms fund and German customs cooperation fund.
The WCO organizes its work in six regions, which include 182 countries. The largest of them is the European region, which unites 52 countries.
One regional development manager is assigned to each region.
Azerbaijan is the only member where the three regional structures of the WTO are functioning - the European regional office for capacity building, the Regional training center and the Regional dog training center.
Azerbaijan joined the WCO in 1992.