International technical assistance project contract was signed by Minsk central customs and European Union
Minsk central customs is the lead beneficiary of the project. The project will be implemented jointly with the Tax Administration of Bialystok, the total contribution of the European Union will be about 220 thousand euros, for the Republic of Belarus - about 130 thousand euros.
In general, the implementation of this project is aimed at combating organized crime, preventing criminal activities and moving smuggled or restricted goods across the border.
Increasing the mobility of officials of dog services will allow for more effective customs control, especially with regard to the movement of prohibited goods. To this end, training will be organized for the officials of the dog services of Belarus and Poland, and special vehicles will be purchased to move service dogs.
Currently, work is under way to prepare documents for the registration of the international technical assistance project, after which its implementation will begin.