China to donate medical supplies worth CNY 4 million to Mongolia

2020-11-23 19:25:02

The 16th meeting of Mongolia-China Intergovernmental Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation was held online on November 23. The meeting was co-chaired by Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ya.Sodbaatar and Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan and attended by delegates from corresponding ministries and authorities of the two countries.

During the meeting, Chinese side informed the decision of Hubei prefecture and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China to donate medical equipment and items worth CNY 4 million to Mongolia to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Furthermore, the sides concurred to enrich Intergovernmental Cooperation Plan to forward Mongolia’s Steppe Road plan and China’s Belt and Road initiative with new content and implement it as well as to renew mid-term program for Mongolia-China trade and economic cooperation.

While expressing commitment to actively cooperate for achieving a goal to bring bilateral trade turnover to USD 10 billion, the sides voiced to closely collaborate for ensuring normal bilateral trade and economic cooperation as much as possible amid the pandemic situation and to continue measures such as “Green Gateway”, Mongolia-China temporary regulation on border crossing ports further.

In the frameworks of deepening railroad cooperation with a view to support trade and transit transportation between the two countries, the delegates also exchanged views on matters including defining railway border crossing point at the Gashuunsukhait-Gantsmod border crossing port, renewing Mongolia and China Border Railway Agreement and opening of Khangi-Mandal railway border checkpoint.