(Morning session) Ministerial Conference on Transport of Landlocked Developing Countries
Opening Session: Improving Transport Connectivity for a Sustainable DSL Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic
CHAIR: HE Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
● Video message from the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov ● Message from the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres ● Ms. Rabab Fatima, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States ● HE Mr. Collen Vixen Kelapile, Permanent Representative of Botswana to the United Nations and Global Chairman of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries ● Ms. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and Secretary-General Deputy ● Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World Customs Organization ● Speech by Mr. Khusrav Noziri, Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) delivered by HE Ambassador Mohsen Esperi, Deputy Secretary General of the ‘ECO ● Mr. Umberto de Pretto, IRU Secretary General● HE Mr. Asset Assavbayev, Secretary General, TRACECA● Mr. Buri Karimov, Head, Intergovernmental Council of Road Administrators
Followed by: Exchange of views at ministerial level on experiences with initiatives and solutions to improve and finance transport connectivity for a sustainable economic recovery from COVID-19.
CHAIRPERSON: Mr. Mammethan Chakyev, Director General of Transport and Communications Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan
● HE Mr Suhail Al Mazroui, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates ● HE Mr Li Xiaopeng, Minister of Transport of the People’s Republic of China ● HE Mr Ilhom Mahkamov, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Uzbekistan ● HE Mr. Azim Ibrohim, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan ● HE Mr Frank Museba Tayali, Minister of Transport and Communications of Zambia ● HE Mr Hara Jacob Hlangabeza, Minister of Transport and Public Works of Malawi ● HE Mr Mahamoudou Zampaligre, Minister of Security Roads, Urban Mobility and Transport, Burkina Faso3● HE Mr Rostam Ghasemi, Minister of Transport and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran● HE Mr Rovshan Rustamov, Deputy Minister of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan● HE Mr. Almaz Idyrysov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan ● HE Mr. Simonyan Armen, Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure infrastructures of Armenia● HE Mr. Albadah Fahad Suliman, Deputy and Minister of Transport and Logistics of Saudi Arabia● HE Mr. Dmitriy Zverev, Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia● HE Mr. Alexander Khvtisiashvili, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of georgia