GROZNY, March 22 (Itar-Tass) —— Inspectors of the Federal Agency for the Development of the State Border Facilities of the Russian Federation have approved of the equipment and performance of the checkpoint of the Grozny customs post of Grozny international airport.
During a working visit to Grozny members of the commission established that the Grozny customs post meets all international standards and requirements. The Grozny customs terminal meets the highest international standards, Boris Khaitovich, the deputy head of the Federal Agency for the Development of the State Border Facilities of the Russian Federation and chairman of the commission, said after the inspection.
He has said the post is excellently equipped, meeting all international requirements and the equipment functions flawlessly. “In just over two years of its operation, the terminal’s performance was praised many times by customs commissions and passengers,” Khaitovich said.
He thanked Ramzan Chekhigov, the minister of transport and communications of Chechnya, for assistance to the functioning of the customs post and for excellent organization of work.
Members of the commission discussed matters of expanding the authority of the Chechen customs post that so far handed a limited number of goods allowed for clearance. It was promised to do all so that the flow of passengers and cargos crossing the state border on the territory of Chechnya should increase.
Vyacheslav Ivanov, the first deputy chief of the North Caucasus Customs Agency, said the initial step had been made to give more authority to the Chechen customs post. There will be progress as the situation develops, he said.