On April 2nd, 2021, the handover ceremony for the first batch of 300,000 doses of vaccines purchased from China has been organized at the “Buyant-Ukhaa” international airport.
The handover ceremony was attended by H.E.Ms. B.Battsetseg, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ts.Erdembileg , State Secretary of the Ministry of Health as well as H.E.Mr. Chai Wenrui, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia.
Speaking at the ceremony, Minister B.Battsetseg expressed gratitude to the PRC Government for the continued support for Mongolia’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, and specially thanked the relevant organizations for effectively coordinating the procurement of vaccines at a relatively short time.
This time the Mongolian Government is purchasing 300,000 doses of “Verocell” vaccines manufactured by “Sinopharm”. The two sides are also negotiating the purchase of the next batches of the vaccines in the near future.