Treaty Event
Sunday, 27 November 2016
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Room for Treaty Event

Special event

A Treaty Event took place on 27 November 2016 in the margins of the Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. H.E Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, on behalf of the Government of Turkmenistan, deposited the instruments of accession to the International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Control of Goods, the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network, the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network, and the Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports. Minister Meredov made remarks in the event in which he underscored the importance of the accession of the Government of Turkmenistan to these treaties. Mr. Wu Hongbo, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs attended the Event and made remarks. Mr. Wu encouraged all States that have not yet done so to consider signing, ratifying or acceding to the United Nations conventions and agreements on transport and transit facilitation. He thanked Turkmenistan for leading by example.