Turkey, Georgia to work on simplified customs line

Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan (R) and Georgia's Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava attend the closing meeting and protocol signing ceremony of the Turkey-Georgia Joint Economic Commission (JEC), Ankara, Nov. 19, 2019. (AA)

Turkey and Georgia have agreed to work on a simplified customs line which pave the way for ending delays in transportation.

Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan and Georgian Economy and Sustainable Development Minister Natia Turnava gathered for the final sitting of a joint economic committee held in the capital Ankara on Tuesday.

"I offered to the minister to work on a simplified customs line cooperation, and she agreed," Pekcan said.

She added: "Our goal is to prevent loss of time and money due to delays in shipping between our two countries."

For her part, Turnava said the meeting was held after a 14-year break.

Underlining that Turkey was one of Georgia's biggest trade partners, she noted that Tbilisi was ready to implement all kinds of assistance and incentives for Turkish investors.

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