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President Japarov gets acquainted with work of Torugart checkpoint

President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov got acquainted with the work of Torugart checkpoint within the framework of his working trip to Naryn region. Press service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

The head of state was shown the procedure of passage of goods, including the work of a radiation portal monitoring, an automated inspection and check complex, which enables full scanning of passing goods in order to eliminate the risks of unaccounted goods. All data on the passing cargo and vehicle are stored in the customs database for 10 years.

The movement of goods is now carried out in accordance with a unified algorithm for the movement of goods, including application of the necessary disinfection measures in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

Modernization of the checkpoint continues as part of Kyrgyzstan’s membership in the EAEU, in accordance with which additional hardware and software systems for customs control will be installed, as well as the final arrangement of the facility. Completion of all work is scheduled for the end of 2022.

The President stressed that the improved infrastructure of the checkpoint must fully comply with the EAEU standards and create the most favorable conditions for vehicles crossing the border.

Sadyr Japarov instructed to take all the necessary measures to develop the infrastructure of Torugart checkpoint and ensure the smooth operation of automated customs systems in order to eliminate the risk of unauthorized and unaccounted import of goods.

The State Customs Service has been instructed to work out the possibility of joint operation of the existing infrastructure of Torugart checkpoint with local authorities.