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Mongolia to provide India with assistance to fight COVID-19

01.05.2021 29 просмотров

Mongolian authorities will provide humanitarian aid worth $1 million.


The Mongolian authorities have decided to provide India with humanitarian aid to fight the new type of coronavirus in the amount of $1 million. This was reported by the MONTSAME agency on Friday.

According to its information, earlier this week, the Prime Minister of Mongolia Luvsannamsrein Oyun-Erdene met with the Ambassador of India in Ulaanbaatar Mohinder Pratap Singh, during which the head of the Mongolian government conveyed a message to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the readiness to show solidarity in the implementation of measures to counter the pandemic.

As specified by the Cabinet of Ministers of Mongolia, Ulan -Bator sees the Indian side as a "spiritual neighbor and an important strategic partner." “The parties maintain ties in a wide range of areas, including in the economic, social and cultural fields,” the press service of the Mongolian government said, recalling that India had previously provided Mongolia with 150,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine.
< br> On Friday, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported that over the previous day, the authorities recorded about 386 thousand new cases of coronavirus infection, as a result, the number of infected in the country over the entire period of the pandemic exceeded 18.7 million. On Thursday, the number of deaths associated with with coronavirus infection in India increased by about 3.5 thousand, amounting to more than 208 thousand cases.

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