Mongolia’s 30k sheep donation delivered to China

2020-10-23 12:54:42

During his visit to the People's Republic of China on February 27, 2020, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga handed over a certification of donation of 30,000 sheep to President of China Xi Jinping to help China fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. 


With regard to this, a working group headed by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan was set up upon the Prime Minister’s ordinance on August 5, responsible for purchasing healthy and vaccinated sheep without any infectious diseases from local herders and delivering them to China. 


On October 22, a ceremony to hand over the sheep donation was held at Mongolia-China border region of Zamiin-Uud-Erlian in Zamiin-Uud soum of Dornogobi aimag.


The 30,000 sheep had been collected from herders in Khentii, Sukhbaatar and Dornogobi aimag and each one of them went under thorough veterinary examination. 


In his remarks at the event, Minister Z.Mendsaikhan expressed gratitude to the Office of President of Mongolia and other government and local organizations, private companies, individuals and herders, who took part in the organization of the quick and efficient delivery of sheep donation to China, and noted his confidence that the donation graciously supported by the people of Mongolia will help China overcome the pandemic. The Minister thanked for the government and people of China for lending a helping hand for Mongolia’s COVID-19 response as well. 


Furthermore, G.Tegshjargal, President’s Foreign Policy Advisor thanked working groups from two countries in charge of organizing Mongolia’s sheep donation, and said that the close cooperation between Mongolia and China will bring impetus to strengthen the longstanding friendship of the two nations and deepen the Mongolia-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in every possible area.