Prime Minister, Chinese Ambassador discuss next shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to Mongolia

2021-04-27 16:55:08

On April 26, 2021, Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui.

At the outset of the meeting, Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene expressed his gratitude for the government of China and its people for putting the issues discussed over the course of a phone call between Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene and Chinese Premier of the State Council Li Keqiang dated April 7 into effect and requested the Chinese Ambassador to convey the thanks to the Chinese officials. 

He further thanked Ambassador Chai Wenrui for his efforts and quick actions to support Chinese assistance and donation vaccine, medical supplies, and PPEs for Mongolia’s COVID-19 response and in the commercial vaccine shipments within the framework of the friendly neighborhood relations and cooperation of the two nations. 

The Prime Minister and the Ambassador also exchanged views on possibilities to arrange the next shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to Mongolia as well as further opportunities to deepen the Mongolia-China comprehensive strategic partnership and maintain normal cooperation amid the pandemic.  As of today, Mongolia has received 1,500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine from China through donation and purchase. 

PM Oyun-Erdene informed that he would become acquainted with the conditions at the country’s border ports next week. In connection with this, the sides talked about further measures to take in order to regularize the operations of border checkpoint that play important role in the bilateral relations of Mongolia and China. 

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