6th Transport Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting

Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China (PRC): 24–25 August 2006

The Sixth Meeting of the Transport Sector Coordinating Committee (TSCC) on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) was convened on 24–25 August 2006 in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Delegations from all eight CAREC countries and representatives of multilateral institutions including the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) participated in the Meeting. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Islamic Development Bank, and the World Bank provided inputs to the Meeting. The Meeting was chaired by the Ministry of Communications (MOC), PRC and co-chaired by ADB. Her Excellency Madam Song Airong, Vice Governor of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region attended the opening session and gave welcome remarks.

The meeting discussed regional transport sector development including update of the CAREC Regional Transport Sector Road Map, country investment priorities, multilateral institutions assistance program, proposal for CAREC transport sector strategy study, harmonization of regional transport regulations and cross-border agreements, TSCC 2006 and 2007 work plans, and other regional transport cooperation initiatives.



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