Medical equipment worth MNT 511 million donated to Mongolia

2020-08-10 15:00:52

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ya.Sodbaatar has received a Head of a working group of Nuclear Energy Commission G.Manlaijav.

During the meeting, medical equipment, worth MNT 511.6 million, such as portable X-Ray machine, real time RT-PCR test kits, reagent, etc. have been handed over within the framework of inter-regional technical cooperation project INT0098, ‘Strengthening Capabilities of Member States in Building, Strengthening and Restoring Capacities and Services in Case of Outbreaks, Emergencies and Disasters’.

The aforementioned project is being implemented by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in aims to render necessary technical assistance to its member countries in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The sides emphasized the contribution made by the Ambassador of Mongolia to the Republic of Austria G.Battungalag and the staff of the Embassy in receiving the assistance from the project.

Within the assistance, 42 types of medical equipment will be distributed to the National Center for Communicable Diseases, State Central Veterinary Laboratory, National Center for Zoonotic Diseases and National Center for Public Health.