Deputy PM meets Russian Ambassador

2021-04-19 12:03:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On April 16, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan received Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Mongolia I.K.Azizov.

The sides underlined that the construction project for a gas pipeline to supply Russian gas to China through the territory of Mongolia has been running intensively even in time of the pandemic. They also exchanged views on supplying one million doses of Sputnik-V vaccine from the Russian side in the near future.

Ambassador I.K.Azizov said he would inform Russian corresponding officials about the Mongolian Government’s intensive measures to protect its people’s health by attaching great significance to the vaccine supply, and convey the request by the Mongolian side to receive the vaccine within the agreement. 

In addition, Ambassador I.K.Azizov was interested in a test kit, which detects coronavirus in saliva, developed by Mongolian scholars, and its supply to the market.