Mongolia Embassy Reception co-hosted by Montero Medical Missions
Friday, Sept.18th was truly a memorable evening in Washington D.C. at a Mongolia Embassy Reception co-hosted by Montero Medical Missions.(Photo at top: Mongolian Amb.B. Altangerel, Dr. Juan Montero, and Ambassador Michael Ussery, Chairman of the Board of Mongolia Holdings at the Embassy reception.)With approximately 70 guests in attendance, Mongolian Ambassador B. Altangerel and his staff warmly welcomed everyone. There were two ambassadors, a congressman, a minister, healthcare professionals, businessmen, a good number of Mongolian-American Society and North American Mongolian Business Council members present.This 'Mongolian Embassy-Montero Medical Missions networking reception' was an opportunity to highlight the presence of MMM in Mongolia, since last year's successful Dental Care and fact-finding mission.The new relationships raises hopes for creation of MMM sustainable healthcare projects in Ulaanbaatar, similar to Eyesight 20/20, Prosthesis, and Dental Care projects in the Philippines.At our storage, used but functional donated medical supplies and hospital equipment to be loaded in a 40 ft. container earmarked for Mongolia, is awaiting shipment funding.In this photo, Dr. Juan Montero, Founder and President of Montero Medical Missions, presented Amb. Altangerel a token of appreciation with a true Virginia flavor--Thomas Jefferson's Monticello coffee table book. The gift is very appropriate to commemorate this year's 25th anniversary celebration of Mongolian democracy.