Photostream: Harvest Season
According to the crop production forecast, the domestic harvest will fully satisfy wheat and potato demands of Mongolia, and over 81.3 percent of vegetable. The preliminary estimates show that 480 thousand tons of wheat, 165 thousand tons of potatoes, 165.8 thousand tons of vegetables, 64.8 thousand tons of oilseeds, 225.6 thousand tons of fodder plants, and 5 thousand tons of fruits and berries are to be harvested, reported Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry.
President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa Meets UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa yesterday met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The President noted that Mongolia prioritizes the relations and cooperation developed with the United Nations, and strives to make contribution to solving global pressing issues within the framework of the UN. The President confirmed Mongolia’s commitment to closely cooperate with the United Nations in realizing its initiatives towards ensuring the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, combatting climate change, and in peacekeeping.
Recordkeeping of “Black list” for Procurement Tender to be Intensified
The regular Cabinet meeting held yesterday discussed the process of recordkeeping of legal bodies who were restricted their rights to participate in tenders. In 2023, 107 companies that violated the laws and regulations regarding the on procurement of goods, works, and services with state and local funds are being inspected to be put on the "Black List" in 2023.
ADB Projects Sustained Economic Growth Momentum in Mongolia for 2023–2024
Mongolia’s economic recovery continued through this year and gross domestic product (GDP) growth will be maintained in the near term, according to Asian Development Outlook (ADO) September 2023, released today. It is anticipated to be driven by robust external demand, recovery in exports, and revived domestic demand, though tempered by persistently high inflation, contractionary monetary policy, and tight domestic financing conditions.
President of Mongolia Meets President of the Swiss Confederation
The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa is participating in the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. The President of Mongolia has met with the President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, at his request, while participating in the the General Debate of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
President Khurelsukh Meets UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw
The President of Mongolia, U. Khurelsukh, who is participating in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, met with Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Ibrahim Thiaw on September 19, 2023.
Prime Minister's Working Visit to Countryside Continues
The Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai continues his working visit in provinces. The Prime Minister is working in Arkhangai aimag after visiting Dundgobi, Gobi-Sumber, Selenge and Darkhan-Uul aimags to oversee operations of public organizations and state-owned companies as well as implementation process of new projects.
Khurelsukh Ukhnaa: Mongolia is keen to collaborate with the G77 Member States in the Field of Science and Technology
At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel y Bermúdez the President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa is participating in the Summit on Science, Technology, and Innovation of the Group of 77 in Havana. The G77 Summit on Science, Technology, and Innovation opened yesterday with participation of delegates from more than 100 countries, including heads of state and vice presidents. The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa has expressed Mongolia’s position at the summit China on “Current Development Challenges: The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation”, presenting the country’s policy and actions on the matter. We present the full transcript of the statement by H.E. Mr. Khurelsukh Ukhnaa.
President Khurelsukh’s Greetings to International Scientific Conference on Nomadic Culture and Mentality
The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa has sent greetings to the International Scientific Conference on Nomadic Culture and Mentality being the Foundation of Professional Theatre in Mongolia. We present the full transcript of the President's greetings.
Empowering Persons with Disabilities through Infrastructure
People with disabilities and their family in countryside are very happy and expressed their sincere gratitude to the Asian Development Bank and the Government. Because the people with disabilities (PWDs) now have their “second home” specially dedicated to them, the Development Center for People with Disabilities.Jointly with the Government of Mongolia the Asian Development Bank is implementing Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project with a loan of USD 25 million from ADB and a grant equivalent of USD 2 million provided by the Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific.
Mongolia and Cuba Maintaining Traditional Friendly Relations
Mongolia and the Republic of Cuba established the diplomatic relations on December 7, 1960. Mutual trust and friendship have been the foundation of bilateral relations and cooperation. The history of the has been enriching with number of memorable events, which define bilateral ties, including historical visits of state and government heads of Mongolia and Cuba, leading physicians and medical specialists studied in Cuba as well as fame of boxers of the two countries, who challenged their power on the international stage. Cooperation between Mongolia and Cuba in modern times has been strengthening and developing in various sectors such as health, biotechnology, education, culture and sports.
President of Mongolia Meets President of the Republic of Cuba
The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa and the President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel y Bermúdez have held a meeting.
Digitization to be Intensified in Collaboration with Estonia
To intensify the digitization and support IT production the Government of Mongolia intends to create favorable condition for investors, businessmen and high technology specialists in running business in Mongolia by establishing required legal and technological environment. At its regular session of the Cabinet on September 13, 2023, Minister of Digital Development and Communications Uchral Nyam-Ochir was tasked to take necessary actions for creating the favorable condition in collaboration with the relevant institutions of the Republic of Estonia and present them to the Cabinet meeting for discussion.
Open Skies Agreement with the US Approved
At its regular session on September 13, 2023, the Cabinet approved the Open Skies Agreement between the Governments of Mongolia and the US which was signed by the two sides during the Official Visit of the Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai to the United States of America.
Consultative Meeting between Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and India
The 4th Consultative Meeting between the Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and the Republic of India was held on September 12, 2023 in Ulaanbaatar. The meeting was co-chaired by State Secretary of the Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Ankhbayar Nyamdorj on the Mongolian side, and Secretary (East) of Ministry of External Affairs of India Shri Saurabh Kumar on the Indian side.
President Khurelsukh Visits Cheese Processing Plant of APU Dairy LLC
The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa recently worked in Selenge aimag, where he visited a cheese processing plant in Mandal soum of APU Dairy LLC, a dairy production facility. The newly opened "Mongolian Cheese, Shiguderi" processing plant is characterized by the fact that it is fully equipped with environmentally friendly equipment that meets European Union standards, and it is a major development within the framework of the "Food Supply and Security" National Campaign initiated by the President.
State Commission on Rehabilitation Focusing on Educating Next Generation About Repression
Mongolia marked the Day of Tribute to the Victims of the Political Repression on September 10, 2023 for the 28th year. On this day, the Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai, the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of Mongolia Sodbaatar Yangug, Deputy Chairman of the State Great Khural and Chair of the State Commission on Rehabilitation Odontuya Saldan paid respects and laid wreaths to the Monument for the Politically Repressed.
Feasibility Study for Sewage Sludge Recycling Plant Launched
A feasibility study for the construction of a sewage sludge recycling plant in Ulaanbaatar is under progress. During the Ulaanbaatar-International Investment and Partnership Forum last April in Ulaanbaatar, the Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, Keumkang Corporation of the Republic of Korea, and Ulaanbaatar Development Corporation JSC signed a tripartite memorandum. Following the memorandum "Keumkang-Three ENC" Corporation of South Korea committed to provide funding for the development of the feasibility study for the construction of the sewage sludge recycling plant.
Mongolia-China Expo: Vital Platform for Economic and Trade Cooperation
Within the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China, the Fourth Mongolia-China Expo is being held on September 6-10 in Hohhot, the capital city the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of PRC. The Expo under the theme "New pattern for opening-up, new opportunities" features a series of activities, including an economic and trade forum for China's northward opening-up, exhibitions, and cultural exchanges.
Discovering “Our Dreams” through Artworks of People's Artist Amgalan
An exhibition “Our Dreams” dedicated to the 90th birthday anniversary of Amgalan Dagdan, the People’s Painter and Laurette of the State Premium of Mongolia was opened on September 4, 2023 at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery.