Earlier today (31 March), a total of 43 Mongolian soldiers, who have been participating in the training in Qatar, flew back to Ulaanbaatar. The Qatar army chartered flight landed at 10.20 a.m. at Chinggis Khaan International Airport. The flight was financed by Qatar under an agreement between the defence ministries of the two countries. The plane left on its return journey in the early afternoon.
The Mongolian soldiers have been isolated at the Central Military Hospital in Ulaanbaatar for 21 days of observation for coronavirus symptoms.
Mongolia has closed its borders and cancelled international flights in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.