AKIPRESS.COM - Deputy Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament U.Enkhtuvshin on March 20 received H.E. Philippe Merlin, French Ambassador to Mongolia, news.mn reports.
The meeting started with good news about the Frenchman who is currently under treatment for Coronavirus in Mongolia, is stable without fever. The 57 year-old French national has confirmed having coronavirus on 10 March after arriving covid-19 free Mongolia.
Mr. Philippe Merlin delivered letter and a donation of MNT 1 billion (USD 361,354) from French company Orano Mining (Areva) to Mongolia’s National Emergency Commission. The French Covid-19 man works for Badrakh Energy, which is a subsidiary of Areva, in Dornogobi province.
In return, Deputy Speaker U.Enkhtuvshin expressed thanks for the donation and noted that there had not been any confirmed transmission of coronavirus infection from the Frenchman. He has had contact with nearly 500 people in Mongolia since arriving in Ulaanbaatar 2 March; tests have seem to indicate that they were not infected.