Heads of state and government pay respect to elder citizens
In the morning of February 5th, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga, Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar and Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh received nine elders and greeted them asking about their well-being. After the greeting, President Kh.Battulga handed a gift to the elders.
State greeting ceremony held
In the morning of February 5th, the first day and month of the Year of the Yellow Pig, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga paid tribute to the Nine White Banners, the symbol of the perpetual rise of the Mongolian statehood and harmonious dwelling of the nation with its people.
President extends Lunar New Year greeting
On the occasion of the traditional Mongolian celebration of Lunar New Year – Tsagaan Sar, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga extended greetings to the citizens of Mongolia in a televised message.
State Lion R.Purevdagva triumphs Tsagaan Sar wrestling
On February 04, wrestling tournament of the Lunar New Year of Earth Pig took place. A total of 256 wrestlers with state and aimag titles competed in the 57th Tsagaan Sar wrestling tournament.
Tumen shuvuut IPO oversubscribed by 9.1 percent
The Mongolian Stock Exchange reported that ‘Tumen shuvuut’ JSC, the first IPO of 2019, has closed the offering of its 25 percent or 50 million shares to the public. The offers were received from 15 January 2019 until 31 January 2019, 5:15 pm.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Jan 28- Feb 02/
During the week of January 28 to February 02, 2019, MNT 2,153,119,933 worth of securities were traded through 6 trading sessions on the MSE. The daily average MNT volume was MNT358.8 million.
BoM purchases 597kg gold in January
The Bank of Mongolia has purchased 597 kg of gold in January 2019, which was 531 kg or 47% decrease from the previous year's purchase of 1.1 tons of gold.
International Association for Mongolian Studies opens new branch
On February 1, the International Association for Mongolian Studies (IAMS) inaugurated its branch at the Ulaanbaatar Erdem University.
Project 'Green Pasture' to be implemented in Khovd aimag
Khas Bank, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Mongolian National Federation of Pasture User Groups of Herders are to jointly implement the project ‘Green Pasture’ in Khovd aimag.
MIAT receives its new Boeing 737-8MAX aircraft
On February 1, new aircraft of MIAT ‘Вoeing 737-8Max’ landed at Chinggis Khaan International Airport.
Mongolia – China border checkpoints to close for three days during Lunar New Year
In accordance with the 2004 Governmental agreement between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China on Border Checkpoints and its regulations, Mongolia – People’s Republic of China border checkpoints will not be operated from February 5 to 7.
Minister of Foreign Affairs holds meeting with country director of World Bank
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar held a meeting with the World Bank's Country Director for China, Korea and Mongolia in the East Asia and Pacific Region Bert Hofman on January 31.
Deputy Foreign Minister receives newly appointed Australian Ambassador to Mongolia
On January 31, Deputy Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg received newly appointed Ambassador of Australia to Mongolian David Vosen.
Cold snap is on the way
The National Agency of Metrology and Environmental Monitoring has issued extreme cold weather and snow storm warning, especially warned herders, drivers and citizens to be careful during cold snap.
Role of think tanks discussed
On January 31, a discussion was held under the theme ‘Fact and Importance of Think Tanks’.
Subsidiary of ‘MIK HOLDING’ JSC issues international bond worth USD 250 million
‘MIK HFC’ LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MSE listed ‘MIK HOLDING’ JSC issued bond worth USD 250.0 million at international financial market successfully. The bond’s annual yield is 9.75% with 3 years duration.
Stock Exchange requests Financial Regulatory Commission to cooperate on facilitating share migration
New hospital of National Medical University to put into operation next month
The University hospital of the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS) built by the non-refundable aid of the Government of Japan is ready to be commissioned next month. At the regular meeting of the Cabinet on January 30, the Government decided to operate the hospital under the Minister of Health.
Mongolia to send humanitarian aid to Syria
During its regular meeting on January 30, the Cabinet discussed and decided to render humanitarian assistance to the Syrian Arab Republic in correspondence with the loss of many lives and damages that the Syrian people faced.
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