On November 22, 2019, in the Podlaskie Voivodeship (the Republic of Poland) in Bialystok the working meeting and the meeting of the Steering Group on the international technical assistance Projects
These Projects are implemented by the customs authorities of the Republic of Belarus together with the Podlaskie Voivodeship within the framework of the Cross-Border Cooperation Programme “Poland-Belarus-Ukraine” 2014-2020 of the European Neighborhood Instrument.
The European Union contribution for the Projects will be EUR1.62 million and EUR 1.92million, respectively.
During the working meeting and the meeting of the Steering Group the parties shared the information related to further implementation of the Projects.
According to the information of the Polish side, within the frameworks of the Project “Improvement to the capacity, control and security of the road border crossing in Kuznica Bialostocka” (PBU1/0572/16), the number of lanes between “Bruzgi” and “Kuznica-Bialostocka” border crossings was increased by 4 in each direction, telecommunications network and control-system equipment are being reconstructed, road markings will be applied and signs will be installed.
Within the Project “Remodelling of passport and customs control pavilions in the road border crossing point in Kuznica Bialostocka” (PBU1/0569/16), additionally, dynamic scales for weighing freight vehicles were installed, 4 pavilions for customs and border services were modernized, 2 new pavilions on the way from/to the Republic of Poland were constructed.