Mongolian Search and Rescue Team Heads to Turkey

2023-02-08 10:06:24

Ulaanbaatar, February 8, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport, February 7, 04:34 AM - Deputy chief of National Emergency Management Agency, Brigadier-General B. Uuganbayar, his rescue team of 35 search and rescue specialists and two search dogs headed to Turkey.

Today, plane carrying 1.500 woolen blankets, ten tonnes of meat, two tonnes of candles and other aids leaves Mongolia to Turkey and Syria.

S. Amarsaikhan, Mongolian Deputy Prime Minister, and Head of the State Emergency Commission met with the team and reminded the team that the Turkish government sent help to our Mongolian herders during the harsh winters in 2010 and 2016, also said, “Wishing you nothing but the best on your mission. Please come home safe.”

The Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey, Zafer Ateş extends his warmest appreciation to the Government of Mongolia for its valuable support and solidarity.