Fire safeguard to be examined in monasteries

2017-02-14 12:04:00

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME / Until February 23, the Emergency Department of Ulaanbaatar City is holding examination on religious organizations, monasteries and temples regarding the safeguard of fire and other disasters in connection with approaching Lunar New Year-National Holiday.

Observance of laws on Disaster protection and Fire safety, relevant regulations, ordinance and standards will be examined and advice and recommendations will be given with a view to safeguard people and property.

As many Buddhist monasteries have wooden buildings and hold religious rituals using fire during the holiday, the Emergency Department raised the concern for safety.