Ashgabat, 13 April, 2018- The First Expert Group Meeting on the implementation of the Lapis Lazuli Route Agreement held with the participation of experts from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey on April 13, 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
The delegation of Afghanistan included representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce and Industries and the Ministry of Transport.
The experts discussed the implementation mechanism as well as the two protocols on visa and transportation. Other topics of discussions included customs cooperation, taxation and tariffs.
The Lapis Lazuli Route Agreement was signed on November 15, 2017 on the sidelines of the RECCA VII in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.