Chinese embassy makes donation to help disabled children in Mongolia

Chinese Embassy in Mongolia on Friday donated 19 million Mongolian tugriks (7,037 U.S. dollars) to disabled children from poor families.

The charity event entitled “Warm Heart,” which was held at the Development Center for Disabled Children in the capital, supported a total of 50 Mongolian disabled children with each receiving 380,000 Mongolian tugriks (140.74 dollars).

“China and Mongolia are friendly neighbors. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Mongolia,” Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia Xing Haiming said at the event.

“Today’s event is one of the important events to celebrate the anniversary. We always strive to help poor families in Mongolia,” he said.

There were 103,600 disabled people in Mongolia at the end of 2018, 11 percent of whom were children, according to data from Mongolian authorities.