Cabinet extends closure of road and railroad checkpoints to passenger movementSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting on May 5, the Cabinet extended the closure of road and railroad checkpoints to passenger movement until May 31. There are plans to reopen the air border in phases and resume regular flights with countries that mutually accept certificates of vaccination and negative COVID-19 test result.
Tsagaannuur and Borshoo checkpoints will operate normally to let all types of products into the country. It was also decided to resume international rail freight transport through Ereentsav border checkpoint from May 10.
The Cabinet also allowed the State Emergency Commission to reopen Altanbulag-Khiagt and Zamyn-Uud-Ereen road checkpoints to passenger movement in phases after reaching agreements with Russia and China on mutual acceptance of certificates of vaccination and negative COVID-19 test result and enable fully vaccinated citizens to cross the border first. The commission was also ordered to also process those who have reasonable excuses.