Japan to provide JPY 883 million assistance to Mongolia

2021-07-09 16:09:35

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On July 8, Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Kobayashi Hiroyuki signed an exchange of notes between the governments of Mongolia and Japan.

Under the exchange of notes, Japan will provide JPY 883 million assistance to Mongolia and medical equipment for early diagnosis of diseases, sequencing devices, and vehicles designed for transporting vaccines will be supplied.

In addition to supplying around 2.35 million doses of vaccine with the United Nations Children’s Fund as direct assistance to Mongolia, Japan has contributed USD 200 million to COVAX and pledged additional USD 800 million funding, supporting global vaccination efforts. The JPY 883 million assistance from Japan will greatly aid the country’s efforts to speed up vaccination and respond to the pandemic.