Arslan Rinchin awarded Sasakawa Health Prize
Scientist from Mongolia Arslan Rinchin has been awarded the Sasakawa Health Prize according to a decision of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO). Mongolian Minister of Health A.Tsogtsetseg accepted the award, on behalf of R.Arslan, during the 70th World Health Assembly.
Mongolian judo team follows Japan and S.Korea by medal count
Members of Mongolian national team of judo has won one gold, three silver and five bronze medals at the Asian Judo Championships 2017, commenced on May 26 in Hong Kong. 18 judokas represented Mongolia at the championships, which attracted a total of 244 wrestlers from 29 countries.
Deputy PM U.Khurelsukh becomes Asian Champion for disaster risk reduction
The Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, H.E. U. Khurelsukh was recognized as an Asian Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction on May 26 at the Global Platform in Mexico. H.E. U. Khurelsukh received the award from United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Mr Robert Glasser for his consistent passion, commitment and achievement on the issue.
Mongolian judo teams grab silver medals at continental championships
Mongolian national male and female judo teams have won silver medals at the Asian Judo Championships 2017, held in Hong Kong. Team championships has been carried out for the fifth year, and Mongolian women’s team always made the finals.
Oyu Tolgoi announces first quarter performance update
Oyu Tolgoi announced Monday an update on its performance for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. HIGHLIGHTS are:
Ch.Azzaya wins silver from Asian Women’s Judo Championships
Mongolian judoka Ch.Azzaya lost the bout for gold in 52 kg category of the Asian Women’s Championships 2017 and grabbed silver medal. Her rival for the final bout was Ai Shishime of Japan, who won the bout by Wazari in extra time.
M.Urantsetseg becomes Asian champion for the second time
Urantsetseg Munkhbat (48 kg) won her second gold medal from the Women’s Judo Asian Championships, having defeated G.Otgontsetseg of Kazakhstan in the final bout.
Weather forecast until May 31
Rain is expected in some parts of central and eastern region on May 27, some parts of eastern aimags on May 28, Altai, Khangai, Khentii mountains on May 29. Winds will get stronger in most regions on May 27 and in the Gobi and steppes on May 28, reaching 18-20 m/sec and forming dust storms.
Mongolia has potential to lead the region in renewable energy production
Dr. Enebish Namjil is a professor at the National University of Mongolia. He worked as administrator for the Darkhan Solar Plant Project (10MW) which commissioned its full operations on January 19, 2017 in Khongor Soum of Darkhan-Uul Aimag. Dr. Enebish spoke with the Mongol Messenger during his participation in the 8th National Renewable Energy Forum and shared his thoughts on Mongolia's capability to utilize renewable energy.
Ambassador to Georgia presents letter of credence
Ambassador of Mongolia to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr L.Battulga presented his diplomatic credentials to President of Georgia, Mr Giorgi Margvelashvili, on May 24 as a non-resident Ambassador to Georgia.
Regional Cooperative Agreement on Nuclear Science backed
The cabinet of ministers approved the 2017 Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology for Asia and the Pacific on May 24. The agreement’s main purpose is facilitating the possibilities for exchange of technologies, human resource capacity-building, determining need for nuclear technology, introducing some areas to nuclear technology, promoting sustainable development and conducting joint studies.
State hospital working to reduce number of patients going abroad for medical care
The State Third Hospital has reduced the number of untreatable diseases in Mongolia by offering treatment for arrhythmia and latest versions of cerebral surgeries. On May 24, State Secretary for Health D.Ochirbat visited the hospital. He got acquainted with the operations of the hospital, workload for physicians and various departments and listened to the workers and patients expressing their opinions on problems facing Mongolia’s health sector nowadays, and gave some directions.
Mongolian and German health ministers pledge cooperation in training physicians
On the sidelines of her attendance in the 70th World Health Assembly, being held in Geneva, Minister of Health A.Tsogtsetseg met with her German counterpart Hermann Grohe and exchanged opinions on bilateral cooperation. The dignitaries agreed on resuming annual consultative meetings of health to be hosted by both countries in turns.
Mongolian volleyball team loses to S.Koreans in close game
The final of a section of the East Asian Volleyball Championships was between the teams of Mongolia and South Korea on Monday. The Mongolian team was defeated by 2:3 in a very close match, and was qualified for the semi-final. Mongolia’s first rival in the semi-final will be Japan. In Section A, South Korea is to play against Macao, which Mongolia clean swept by 3:0 in the first match.
Weather forecast until May 27
Slight rainfall is expected in northern parts of eastern aimags on May 23, and in northern parts of western and central aimags on May 26. Winds will get stronger in Altai Mountains on May 25 and in western region on May 26, reaching 12-14 m/sec and forming dust storms. It will get warmer.
Mongolian delegates offer to host Open Government Partnership Forum at home
Mongolian and Sri Lankan officials have exchanged views on actions being taken in frames of the Open Government Partnership, during the visit of a Mongolian delegation, led by the head of Cabinet Secretariat, Mr J.Munkhbat, to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. On the sidelines of the visit, the Mongolian delegation met with the authorities of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Agency of Information and Communication Technology, and representatives of civil societies.
Ambassador of Israel presents letter of credence
The new Ambassador of Israel to Mongolia, Mr Zvi Heifetz presented his credentials to the President of Mongolia, Mr Ts.Elbegdorj on May 22. The latter received the ambassador for a bilateral meeting. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mr Heifetz said, while noting that Mongolia-Israel relations and cooperation have been prospering for the past 26 years, he will be putting efforts in promoting the developing of this partnership in the future.