Re-opening of the country’s border from May 1 will be discussed
On 25 of February, the PM and the tourism industry representatives held a meeting to discuss the sector's challenges and exchange views on how to proceed operation of the sector. During the meeting, representatives put proposals to the Cabinet Head to announce the definite period the country’s border opening as well as to renew regulations to adhere to operations.
The PM L.Oyun-Erdene said “The issue related to re-opening of the country’s border from May 1 will be discussed at the Cabinet meeting next week. The decision will depend on how well the citizens will adhere to the infection protection regime and get vaccinated. We planned to vaccinate over 50 percent of the entire population in a very short period of time. As the situation is unpredictable, I cannot give a promise, but the Government will do its best for it."
He also noted that the government identifies the tourism sector as one of the country's six priority areas for development and ready to work with new policies, new approaches, new pages. He also emphasized that it is right to discuss the issues in the sector, to make a very clear plan and make a list to be resolved by the Government and the Parliament, and listened to the opinions from the sector representatives.