Mongolia and China to Implement Joint Project for Combating Desertification

2024-03-28 17:33:16

Ulaanbaatar, March 28, 2024 /MONTSAME/. Minister of Finance of Mongolia Javkhlan Bold and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China Shen Minjuan yesterday signed a letter of exchange of the Project on Establishing the Mongolia-China Cooperation Center for Combating Desertification. The project will be implemented with a grant from the Chinese Government to Mongolia.

The project is considered instrumental for the two countries to fulfill their obligations under the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, mitigate the effects of climate change in the region, intensify green development, and increase afforestation to nine percent.