State Secretary S.Batbold receives ESCAP Deputy Secretary

2022-09-09 16:11:20

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On September 8, State Secretary of the Ministry of Road and Transport Development S.Batbold received Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Kaveh Zahedi.


At the meeting, an exchange of views took place on the current situation of international road transport, the policy pursued in the transport sector, and the implementation of the program for the establishment of transport corridors.


State Secretary of the Ministry of Road and Transport Development S.Batbold stressed the importance of the role of ESCAP in organizing a meeting of the joint committee for the implementation of the Intergovernmental Agreement on the implementation of international road transport through the Asian Highway network. He noted that Mongolia is pursuing a policy of promoting environmentally friendly vehicles, expanding the network of cycle roads, and developing dry border crossings.


Deputy Executive Secretary Kaveh Zahedi, in turn, requested support for the activities of the ESCAP Transport Committee, as well as other policies of the organization.