As a result of the initiatives made by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, in addition to the existing transit documents, 7 transit documents were obtained from Russia and 500 from Kazakhstan.
As a result of the initiatives made by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, in 2020, in addition to the existing transit documents, 7 transit documents were obtained from Russia and 500 from Kazakhstan. Stating that the demand for transition documents has increased due to the COVID-12 outbreak and that the obtained documents are exhausted in a short time, the Ministry stated that an additional transition certificate has been obtained as a result of the initiatives made by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure General Directorate of Transport Services Regulation. The Ministry also stated that negotiations are continuing in order to open the route of Turkmenistan to transit transportation; He also shared the information that intense efforts are being made to solve the problems of the transporters and that important gains have been made recently.
Received 4 thousand 500 additional documents and provided a discount of 100 dollars per trip.
In the statement made, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure General Directorate of Transport Services Regulation stated that intense efforts are being made to solve the problems of transporters in international road transport and that significant gains have been achieved recently, and as a result of the negotiations with Azerbaijan in 2020, the Ro-Ro costs He stated that it was reduced to 300 dollars, a discount of 4 dollars was provided by purchasing 500 thousand 100 additional documents, the quota of Uzbekistan pass certificates was increased to 37 thousand and a discount of 10 dollars per voyage was provided by providing 400 thousand free pass documents.
While increasing the demand for COVID-19 outbreak transition documents, the Ministry provided additional transition documents.
The Ministry recalled the meetings held by Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu with Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Şahin Mustafayev and Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Rashad Nabıyev, and gave the following statements:
“The issue of Azerbaijan tolls has been brought up again. Significant developments are expected regarding wages in the upcoming period. In addition, contrary to the claims, as a result of the initiatives made by our Ministry, in 2020, in addition to the existing transit documents, 7 transit documents were obtained from Russia and 500 thousand from Kazakhstan. As a result of the closure of Turkmenistan border gates due to the COVID-12 outbreak and the increase in trade towards Central Asian countries, the demand for transit documents has increased and the documents provided are running out in a short time. While 19 thousand transit documents received from Kazakhstan were sufficient throughout the year in normal times, 2 thousand transit documents received in 2021 were expired in 4 days due to the closure of the Turkmenistan route. "
For the solution of the problem, the Ministry conveyed the information that Minister Karaismailoğlu met with Kazakh counterpart Beibut Atamkulov on March 25, 2021 and agreed on 3 thousand additional transit documents, and the documents in question were delivered to our country within one day and delivered to the Embassy on April 2. He reported that in 2021, it was started to be distributed to transporters.
Negotiations are ongoing with the aim of opening the route of Turkmenistan to transit transports.
Stating that an agreement was reached on the provision of 5 thousand additional transit documents from Russia and the distribution of one thousand transit documents that reached our country among these documents was started, the Ministry stated that the distribution of the remaining documents will start in a short time; The statement made included the following statements:
“In order to reopen the route to Turkmenistan, Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu had a meeting with his Turkmen counterpart, and as a result of the initiatives carried out through diplomatic channels, the Turkmenistan side started to allow bilateral transport of our country's vehicles to Turkmenistan by Ro-Ro as of April 2021. Negotiations are ongoing with the aim of opening the route of Turkmenistan to transit transports. Efforts have been made to provide a new alternative route for our transportation to Central Asian countries via Afghanistan. In February 2021, the Afghanistan delegation was hosted in our country and route options were discussed. "
“In addition, high-level meetings were held with our transporters who came to our Ministry on April 12, 2021, and problems were heard. Our companies can reach our Ministry through various channels including call center, telephone, e-mail and social media. During the day, many problems coming from your carriers are resolved. Controls for vehicles with foreign license plates are increasing year by year, and if the foreign vehicle does not pay the relevant penalty, it is not allowed to exit our country or to re-enter our country if it has left.