The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan held a briefing for its diplomats on the topic of preventing COVID-19 from entering the country

On December 22, a briefing was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan to study the experience of foreign countries in preventing the entry into the country and the spread of coronavirus.

The briefing was attended by the heads and employees of the country's foreign ministry, as well as the heads of diplomatic missions of Turkmenistan accredited abroad, the country's Foreign Ministry reported .

The head of the department, Rashid Meredov, noted that protecting human health and ensuring safety are priority tasks of state policy.

They also spoke about the interaction of Turkmenistan with various states and the exchange of experience between medical communities in the prevention and spread of coronavirus and other especially dangerous infections .

In addition, the diplomats were told about the need to "continue to actively work on measures to prevent COVID-19," the press release said.

The day before the briefing, on December 21, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov chaired a Security Council meeting , the main topic of which was the prevention of the omicron strain of coronavirus from entering the country. Officials are instructed to monitor the supply of food to the markets and conduct regular analysis of information on food stocks in the country, as well as monitor the sanitary processing of imported food and ensure its rapid delivery to the country's markets.

On the same day, the Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with the participation of the Deputy Prime Minister for Science, Education, Health and Sports, the Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the UN and diplomats, who were told about the measures taken in other countries to combat the coronavirus and its consequences for the economy.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan