The 25th anniversary of check-point «Brest-Central»!
The official foundation date of customs check-point «Brest-Central» is considered to be the summer of 1994, but the history of the customs service on the railway dates back the Second World War and earlier times. This structural customs branch named as: mail-passenger group, and later mail-passenger department.
Nowadays customs check-point consists of check-point «Brest-Central» and check-point «Airport».
In the solemn meeting on the occasion of «Brest-Central» anniversary took part present customs officers and also veterans in retirement.
The video about the history of creation, development and work achievements was demonstrated to the gathered customs members.
The Head of Brest Customs Aleksandr Pikhun congratulated staff members and veterans. He thanked for the labor and wished to perform the customs functions with honor and multiple traditions built-in by veterans.
On behalf of the older generation the customs veteran with the 42 years service length Georgy Kozlov spoke in details about pre- and postwar history of this department and about peculiarities of customs service in that time.
Veterans and customs officers were handed over award pin for longtime service and professionalism.