Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Today, the State Emergency Commission decided to suspend all scheduled flights to and from Moscow, Istanbul, and Nur-Sultan from 06.30 AM of March 13 to March 28.
Under the SEC resolution, MIAT Airlines will be on duty to evacuate Mongolian nationals, who are in urgent need of arriving in the home country from these countries during the period of flight suspension.
The meeting also issued a decision to put a temporary ban on the travels of Mongolian nationals to Russia through the Mongolia-Russia auto road border crossing, as well as on the entry of foreign nationals from Russia until March 29.
Moreover, train routes Ulaanbaatar-Irkutsk-Ulaanbaatar and Ulaanbaatar-Moscow-Ulaanbaatar have been suspended until March 28.
At the press conference on the SEC resolution, Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan said, “Mongolian nationals, who apply to come from Russia to the home country, and foreign nationals, who apply to leave Mongolia for Russia, will be crossed under the special rules. Freight transportation will run normal”.
At the initiative of Mongolian Prime Minister, the SEC made a resolution to give a paid leave to mothers, who have three or more children and children under five years old, or let them work online until March 30.