News from our partners. Kazakhstan withdraws border crossing restrictions with three countries.


On Wednesday, April 6, under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov, a meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for the Prevention of Emergence and Spread of Coronavirus Infection in Kazakhstan was held.
Taking into account the stabilization of the epidemiological situation, from April 11 of this year, a decision was made to withdraw restrictions on crossing of the state border of the Republic of Kazakhstan by citizens of Kazakhstan, stateless persons and foreigners at land checkpoints with the Russian Federation, the Republics of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
All restrictions on crossing the state border of Kazakhstan by air are also withdrawn. At the same time, for the citizens of Kazakhstan and foreigners who have a residence permit in the territory of Kazakhstan, and foreign citizens with mutual recognition of vaccination passports, remains the requirement for the mandatory presentation of a certificate with a negative test result for COVID-19, using the PCR method or a document/passport confirming the completion of a full course of vaccination, revaccination against COVID-19.
In his speech, the Deputy Prime Minister underlined that the issue of opening the state border is under the constant personal control of the Head of State of Kazakhstan, Kasym-Jomart Tokayev.
At the end of the meeting, Tugzhanov instructed the akimats (mayors) to take special control over the vaccination campaign against coronavirus infection and underlined the need for high-quality explanatory work among the population.

Source: Union of Transport Workers of Kazakhstan