Simplified checkpoint “Liesnay-Rudawka” at Belarusian-Polish border began test work in new status.
Now it is accessible not only by boats, but also by foot and bicycle.
Opening ceremony of the checkpoint was dedicated to the beginning of tourist season at Awgustow Canal
Change of checkpoint status will simplify border crossing for the residents of territories close to the border, will facilitate increase of touristic services export, will help international cooperation in tourism and infrastructure development. Now foreign citizens are able to enter Belarus by bicycles, kayaks and small boats, and by foot.
Working hours have changed, too. Since 01 May till 01 October it will work every day 8am-20pm. Border control and customs service employees will be present there.