ADB pledges to provide additional USD 1.5 million aid to Mongolia

2020-07-28 11:03:46

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ With the aim of supporting Mongolia's fight against COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted non-refundable aid of USD 1 million to Mongolia.

An additional aid of USD 1.5 million will be provided to Mongolia, confirms ADB Country Director for Mongolia Mr. Pavit Ramachandran during his meeting with Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan.

Mr. Pavit Ramachandran said that the aid will be allocated from the Asia-Pacific Disaster Response Fund to promote the activities of Mongolia's healthcare sector. 

At the meeting, the Health Minister noted that more attention will be given on accelerating the transportation of medical equipment for a model hospital built in Songinokhairkhan District of Ulaanbaatar city and training of its workforce as well as on getting the hospital commissioned in a timely manner within the framework of the Mongolia-ADB joint Fourth Health Sector Development Project.