A delegation from Kyrgyz republic visited Saint Petersburg
on August 4-6 in
the framework of implementation of “Roadmap” on Kyrgyzstan’s accession to the
The representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and
Melioration of Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Health of Governmental
Inspection Body of the Customs Service, Governmental Inspection Body for
Veterinary and Phytosanitary Safety familiarized themselves activities of the
Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Saint Petersburg and Leningrad oblast.
During the working meeting held in the Rosselkhoznadzor
Administration for Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast on the 4th of August
chaired by the Head of the Administration Julia Schvabauskene, the Kyrgyz
specialists and their colleagues discussed a wide range of issues related to
implementation of veterinary and phytosanitary control system in the Russian
The specialists of the Administration gave the colleagues an
up-close look at operation rules prescribed by the Russian Law as well as
international laws and standards. Special attention was given to regulatory
basis of the Customs Union.
The delegation representatives visited one of the temporary
storages (Saint Petersburg customs storage warehouse) where they studied the
work of the Rosselkhoznadzor specialists in practice, familiarized themselves
with general issues of veterinary surveillance in the RF, rules of electronic
certification of veterinary origin consignments. The specialists of the
Rosselkhoznadzor Administration in the field of quarantine phytosanitary
control at the RF border explained requirements to imported products of plant
origin in the Customs Union and showed the system of issuing phytosanitary and
quarantine certificates to the guests.
On the 5th of august
the delegation from Kyrgyz Republic visited FGBI “Leningrad Interoblast
Veterinary Laboratory”. Leading specialists of the laboratory informed the
foreign colleagues about procedure of national monitoring laboratory tests of
imported products and answered questions on the sampling procedure, quality
standards and parameters set by the RF and Customs Union Law.
On the 6th of August the foreign colleagues took part in a
seminar devoted to the Rosselkhoznadzor electronic systems. The specialists of
the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration showed the systems of electronic
certification of consignments, “Argus” and “Mercury” in operation.
At the end of their visit the specialists from Kyrgyz
Republic visited an inspection point in Pulkovo airport.