The annual Multinational peacekeeping exercise the Khaan Quest
, which is organized under the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces and United State Pacific Command, is to be held for its consecutive 8th year.
Today on August 10, 2012 the organizer of the exercise the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces delivered related information to the reporters. Within the last 7 years the participants of the Khaan Quest had delivered medical aid and services to over 60,000 residents of over 20 sums of aimags such as Bayan-Ulgii
and some districts of Ulaanbaatar city and successfully implemented maintenance projects to repair secondary school dormitories, hospital extension units and kindergarten buildings. Through the entire period of 7 years some 6,050 people from 15 different countries have taken part in the peacekeeping exercise.
This year over 1,000 military servants from 15 countries including the USA, Great Brittan and Northern Ireland, India, South Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Singapore, New Zealand and Mongolia will participate, where the Russian Federation, People’s Republic of China and Republic of Kazakhstan will attend as observers.
The exercise will be conducted within 5 main directions: headquarters training, field training, medical and humanitarian aid, training on delivering medical aid in the field and exchange experience on military construction engineering.
Within the scope of the medical and humanitarian aid session, the international team of physicians and medical workers will deliver free of charge medical examination and treatment services to over 10 thousand people with below average incomes, who resides within the territory of 9th and 10th micro districts of Chingeltei district in Ulaanbaatar
. The doctors will be based in the building of No.39 secondary school of the district. They will be offering free examination and treatments on internal illnesses, surgery, otorinolaringology, genecology, children diseases, neurology, sonography, ophthalmology and dentistry as well as distributing free medications and glasses, informed the organizers.