PM meets UK Ambassador

2021-02-20 14:37:23

Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia Philip Malone on February 19. They discussed railroad and power plant construction projects and bilateral cooperation in greenhouse gas reduction, renewable energy development, and education.

At the meeting, PM L.Oyun-Erdene briefly outlined the progress of the ongoing capital-wide COVID-19 testing campaign ‘One door-One test’ and emphasized that Mongolia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout is planned to begin on February 23 as businesses resume their operations. The PM mentioned that the country is getting 150,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, asking for UK’s support for access to more, and affirmed the great significance he attaches to bilateral relations and cooperation and the government’s willingness to further expand them.  

Ambassador Philip Malone underlined the government of Mongolia is working effectively to contain and stop the spread of the virus. The UK Ambassador also voiced confidence that the citizens will be vaccinated with vaccines supplied through COVAX and other channels and undertook to provide support.