Foreign Affairs Minister of Mongolia L.Purevsuren and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Takenori Shimizu signed a diplomatic note in Ulaanbaatar, on Wednesday, pledging that Japan would provide 2 billion and 200 million MNT in project aid for building a Mongolia-Japan teaching hospital, and 3 billion and 100 million MNT non-project aid to Mongolia.
The opening of a Mongolia-Japan teaching hospital would provide Mongolians with access to high level clinical services at home with complex services from qualified medical specialists. The project is expected to be a significant move towards taking healthcare services to a new level, in the framework of government policy on healthcare system reform.
The Japanese government’s free aid to Mongolia during the transfer to a market economy played a significant role when Mongolia went through hard times, improving government structure, and reducing foreign trade deficit.
The free aid from the Government of Japan will fund the purchase of facilities and equipment required by Koosen Technology Institute, a school of MUST.SOURCE: News.mn