CHINA First batch of 4,000 sheep donated by Mongolia arrives in North China border city

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First batch of 4,000 sheep donated by Mongolia arrives in North China border city

By Zhang Cheng | People's Daily app

18:17, October 23, 2020

The first batch of 4,000 sheep from Mongolia in support of China’s COVID-19 epidemic fight arrived in the China-Mongolia border city of Erenhot, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Thursday.

The entry-exit border checkpoint in Inner Mongolia opens a green channel for sheep-carrying vehicles. (Photo: People’s Daily)

To ensure the safety of epidemic prevention, China and Mongolia held a handover ceremony at the Erenhot-Zamiin-Uud port. 

Sheep given by Mongolia. (Photo: People’s Daily)

At the entry channel of Erenhot Port, customs inspectors dressed in white protective gear, inspected sheep-carrying vehicles. A green channel and a one-stop customs clearance plan was opened to speed up the inspection and release of vehicles to ensure the safe and smooth delivery of the sheep. 

A police officer checks the Mongolian driver’s Customs clearance certificate. (Photo: People’s Daily)

The 30,000 sheep donated by Mongolia to China have been quarantined in the Mongolian border city of Zaman Ude for 30 days. According to the plan agreed between China and Mongolia, by the middle of November, the handover of the 30, 000 sheep will be completed.

Police inspect the sheep-carrying vehicles. (Photo: People’s Daily)

The sheep will be shipped to Hubei Province after being processed in Erenhot to pass on the wishes of the Mongolian people to the people of Hubei who have made great contributions in fighting the epidemic. 

(Translated by Zhu Naiqing; Edited by Yang Yang)


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