Mongolia, Kazakhstan exchange views on COVID-19, bilateral cooperationPolitics
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On August 12, Deputy Prime Minister Ya.Sodbaatar received Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Zhalgas Zh. Adilbayev.
Ambassador Zhalgas Zh. Adilbayev highlighted the Mongolian Government’s prompt response to the COVID-19, and exchanged views on increasing the opportunity for the exchange of experience and information between the professional organizations of the two countries in the field of COVID-19 prevention and protection.
In connection with rapidly increasing COVID-19 infection around the world, Mongolian nationals abroad have applied to come home. Among them, 1,300 Mongolians in Kazakhstan submitted their request to return home, and over 200 of them have been repatriated until today. Another charter flight is to be arranged to Nur Sultan city soon to bring more people. He also said that the Mongolian Government is ready to cooperate with the Embassy in repatriating Kazakh citizens in Mongolia to Kazakhstan.
Both sides concurred to pay great attention to further expansion of trade and economic cooperation, enrichment of bilateral ties with economic content, and joint implementation of major projects that will make a significant contribution to the two economies.