USD 1 million aid to the U.S. to be delivered on June 21

2020-06-11 14:33:18

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its meeting held today, the State Emergency Commission made a decision to deliver the aid of USD 1 million from Mongolia to the United States on June 21.

On June 1, the Cabinet decided to provide humanitarian assistance worth USD 1 million to the United States of America to help the country cope with COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S has requested that the assistance be directed to the safeguarding doctors and staff working at the frontline of the outbreak. Accordingly, the protective clothing and equipment worth USD 1 million will be delivered on a charter flight on June 21. On its return, the charter flight will bring some 250-260 Mongolian nationals back from Seattle.