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18 June 2021, 18:27

Belarus, Mongolia seek closer cooperation in training of emergency response specialists

MINSK, 18 June (BelTA) – Belarusian First Deputy Emergencies Minister Aleksandr Khudoleyev met with a delegation of Mongolia's National Emergency Management Agency led by Head of the Fire Department Tsedev Nymbayar, BelTA learned from the press service of the Emergencies Ministry.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the development of international cooperation between the two countries and the relevant departments in a number of areas: training of personnel, research activities, and technical support of fire rescue units.

On 18 June, the Mongolian delegation visited the Emergencies Ministry's safety center. The guests were shown the turnout gear and equipment designed with the support of the Research Institute of Fire Safety and Emergencies at the Emergencies Ministry of Belarus. The head of the institute Sergei Shumai briefed the guests about the domestic innovations. The Mongolian delegation got familiar with the educational process and capabilities of the Emergencies Ministry's safety center. The workers of the center demonstrated more than 30 interactive platforms developed using modern information technologies, digital environment, augmented and virtual reality technologies.

According to the press service, the delegation of the National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia visited the International Rescue Training Center (IRTcentre) of the Civil Protection University of the Emergencies Ministry to study the organization of the educational process with foreign specialists. They also visited Pozhsnab to learn about the production process of fire-rescue equipment. Since 2004, a total of 54 specialists from Mongolia have been trained at the subsidiary of the University of Civil Protection of the Emergencies Ministry in Borisov District. They underwent additional adult education programs (short-term courses).

On 18 June, the Mongolian delegation also visited the National Center for Emergency Management and Response and the fire rescue unit of the Minsk City Department of Emergencies Ministry.

Photos courtesy of Belarus' Emergencies Ministry

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