Red Bridge food control point to be operational in near future

12:05 - 5.04.2024


April 5, Fineko/abc.az. The border checkpoint for food safety Girmizi Korpu (Red Bridge), the construction of which has already been finished, will be operational in the near future.

ABC.AZ reports that chairman of the Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan (AQTA) Goshgar Tahmezli said this at a meeting on the topic "Assessment of the food control system" in Baku.

He noted that in addition to strengthening the legislative framework, the agency has formed a control and supervisory system and is taking targeted measures in this direction.

"We attach great importance to food safety control during import & export operations. For this purpose, Girmizi Korpu point will start functioning. In addition, in Agbend village of Zangilan district, which is part of the Eastern Zangezur Economic Region, it is planned to construct a checkpoint on the Azerbaijani-Iranian border to ensure food safety control."