Georgia and Armenia want to combine their customs departments
Armenia and Georgia are going to move to a single customs control in the foreseeable future. As reported by "Georgia-News", this was told today by the head of the Committee on State Revenues of Armenia Gagik Khachatryan. He announced this information during a working session on implementation of customs reforms.
"Establishment of a single customs control will facilitate the activities of the checkpoints at the border between the two countries and facilitate the customs clearance procedure", said Khachatrian. However, he did not specify the exact date when this should happen.
In order to facilitate customs procedures Armenia is also planning a renovation and modernization of customs checkpoints on the Armenian-Georgian border with the assistance of the European Union, said the Armenian official.
"We have already worked out project design documentation and we'll soon announce the date of the start the tender, along with carrying out legislative reforms", said Khachatrian.