Citizens to each receive MNT 300 thousand under lockdown relief initiativeSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its meeting today, the Cabinet
decided to impose strict lockdown between April 10 and 25 by moving into the
Red level of heightened state of readiness for disaster protection.
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene announced after the Cabinet
meeting that every citizen will receive a one-time grant of MNT 300 thousand as part of a lockdown relief initiative.
The Prime Minister underscored that a decision has been
made to distribute Oyu Tolgoi LLC’s taxes to citizens to, in particular, ensure that
those who have been vaccinated stay home and keep from going outside until
their vaccines take full effect within 14 to 21 days as recommended by the
World Health organization. A total of MNT 1 trillion 26.5 billion has been
accumulated in the state fund under the tax act imposed on Oyu Tolgoi.
Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan said the grants will be
transferred starting today.