10th Meeting of the COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group

The 10th Meeting of the COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group was held on October 18th-19th, 2017 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Improving Transnational Transport Corridors in the OIC Member Countries: Concepts & Cases” and “Transport and Communications Outlook of COMCEC 2017”.

The meeting was attended by the representatives of 24 Member States. These states are Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, The Gambia, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, The United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda and Yemen.

The meeting was further attended by the representatives of the COMCEC Coordination Office, TRACECA, SESRIC, Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) and International Transporters Association (UND).

The representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in transnational transport corridors in their respective countries. Further they have deliberated the policy issues that might be implemented to enhance the efficiency of the transnational transport corridors. The meeting has mainly considered the studies titled “Improving Transnational Transport Corridors in the OIC Member Countries: Concepts & Cases” and “Transport and Communications Outlook of COMCEC 2017” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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