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Mongolia|foreign policy|October 22, 2020 / 05:29 PM
Mongolia donates 30 000 sheep to China

AKIPRESS.COM - During his visit to the People's Republic of China on February 27, 2020, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga handed over a certification of donation of 30,000 sheep to President of China Xi Jinping to help China fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Montsame reports. 

With regard to this, a working group headed by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan was set up upon the Prime Minister’s ordinance on August 5, responsible for purchasing healthy and vaccinated sheep without any infectious diseases from local herders and delivering them to China.

On October 22, a ceremony to hand over the sheep donation was held at Mongolia-China border region of Zamiin-Uud-Erlian in Zamiin-Uud soum of Dornogobi aimag.

The 30,000 sheep had been collected from herders in Khentii, Sukhbaatar and Dornogobi aimag and each one of them went under thorough veterinary examination.

The ceremony was attended by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan, Foreign Policy Advisor to the President G.Tegshjargal, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Munkhjin, members of the Mongolian-Chinese parliamentary friendship group, Ambassador of Mongolia to China T.Badral, Ambassador of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui, other officials from two countries and local herders.

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