AKIPRESS.COM - Ambassador of Mongolia to the United States Yondon Otgonbayar officially handed over the 60 thousand personal protective equipment (PPE) worth USD 1 million to Mr. Mike O’Hare, Regional Administrator of the FEMA’s Region 10, on June 21, Montsame reports.
The PPEs are the donation of the people and Government of Mongolia to the people and Government of the United States, which is delivered as part of the “Far Is No Distance For Friends” humanitarian act. The representatives from FEMA, Port of Seattle as well as Embassy of Mongolia in Washington DC and Mongolian Consulate-General in San Francisco were present at the hand-over event.
During the hand-over event, Ambassador Otgonbayar highlighted that the people and Government of the United States have been helping Mongolia during the difficult times of transition and natural disasters. He then underscored that today the people and Government of Mongolia are donating these PPEs as a show of solidarity to help the people and the Government of the United States to combat the coronavirus. Ambassador expressed his confidence that American people will overcome the coronavirus pandemic and wished good luck.
The PPEs will be distributed by the FEMA to the states of Arizona and Nevada.