Donation of relief money from Mongolia in response to the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake

March 24, 2011

  1. Today (Thursday, March 24), in response to the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake, the Government of Mongolia announced that it had made a donation of relief money (one million US dollars).

  2. The donation by the Government of Mongolia was decided in an extraordinary cabinet meeting held on Saturday, March 12, 2011, the day after the earthquake, and based on this decision, the donation was transferred into the relief fund account established by the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia.

  3. In response to the recent earthquake the Government of Mongolia has to date implemented various measures, including the dispatch of an emergency rescue team and the provision of relief supplies. In addition, on Friday, March 18, H.E. Mr. Gombojav Zandanshatar, on behalf of the Cabinet members of Mongolia, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia wrote a message in a condolence book at the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia. The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the assistance of the Government and people of Mongolia.
    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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