Kazakhstan`s Khorgos Gateway-Logistics Center and Kuryk Port signed the Memoranda of Understanding with Turkey’s International Freight Forwarders Association (UND)

Two separate Memoranda of Understanding were signed between the Khorgos Gateway/Logistics Center located on the Kazakhstan-China border along with the Kuryk Port located on the Caspian Sea and the International Freight Forwarders Association (UND) of Turkey on 16 November 2017 in Istanbul at the Secretariat of the Turkic Council.

Chairman of the Executive Committee of the UND Fatih Şener, Deputy General Director for Finance and Economy of the Kuryk Port Asel Nurkeeva and Senior Manager of Commercial Department of the Khorgos Gateway/Logistics Center Nurlan Toganbayev were present at the signing ceremony taken place under the auspices of the Turkic Council.

The said Memoranda are aimed at furthering the cooperation on the prospective cargo transportation that will be implemented through railway line of the Trans-Caspian Transportation Corridor, which gained more considerable importance in the scope of China’s “One Belt One Road” project and subsequent opening of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line.

Project Directors Ali Çiviler, Assan Mazhitov, Research Expert Dastan Almen represented the Turkic Council at the signing ceremony, while Members of the Executive Committee Elif Sevim and Alpdoğan Kahraman attended the meeting on behalf of the UND.