Health Minister receives World Bank Country Manager

2021-03-01 15:10:15

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Today, March 1, Minister of Health S. Enkhbold received World Bank’s Country Manager for Mongolia Andrei Mikhnev.

At the beginning of the meeting, Mr. Andrei Mikhnev congratulated on the appointment as Minister of Health and wished him every success. He emphasized that response measures of the Mongolian government against COVID-19 are effective.

He also said that the World Bank has been continually supporting Mongolia in the fight against COVID-19 and is now ready to hand over USD1 million-worth personal protective equipment to the health sector.

In turn, Mr.Enkhbold expressed sincere gratitude to the World Bank for providing the health sector with the necessary personal protective equipment in the form of a grant to combat the global pandemic.

At the meeting, the sides discussed ongoing joint projects and exchanged views on intensifying some projects’ implementation.