The decision has to be made by the Tajik Republican Center for combatting coronavirus.
“We received an official notification from Uzbekistan about their intention to open the border on October 1. Accordingly, we sent the letter to the Republican Center for combatting coronavirus and looking forward to their reply,” Asia-Plus reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
It was reported that only a few people crossed the border at the checkpoint “Dusti” on October 1.
“Several citizens were allowed to enter Uzbekistan due to urgent personal issues, and a bus with Uzbek students who are studying at Tajik universities crossed the border,” the border point informs.
Another checkpoint reported that “the borders will be open only after the presidential elections, which will take place on October 11.”
It was previously reported that Uzbekistan would open its border with Tajikistan on October 1.