Australia resumes postal communication with Turkmenistan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 5
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Australian Australia Post has resumed postage from Australia to Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenportal information portal.
Currently, it is possible to send written correspondence from Australia (the delivery time is more than 25 days) and parcels (9-25 days) to Turkmenistan.
The postal service has resumed since March 2021.
Earlier, the Moldova Post also resumed receiving international mail to Turkmenistan with Turkmenistan.
"Turkmenpost" has also resumed international shipments since January. As a result of negotiations with postal operators of neighboring countries, since January 2021, the Turkmenpost has established land and airmail communication with 47 countries of the world
A number of Turkmenistan’s international communications have been suspended since July 16, 2020, in order to prevent the penetration of coronavirus into the country, as well as for the prevention of infectious diseases.
Also, earlier Turkmenistan introduced a mandatory COVID-19 absence certificate when registering for a flight.
Earlier, WHO/Europe experts worked in Turkmenistan at the request of the government, to support Turkmenistan in the aspects of preparedness and response to COVID-19.
In addition, Turkmenistan is working with UN agencies to develop a third national plan that covers the humanitarian component of the country's measures to combat COVID-19.
To date, Turkmenistan has reported no coronavirus cases.
The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an international transport hub - began at a fish market in late December 2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.
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