Mongolia receives first COVID vaccine from India
150,000 doses of Made in India, Covishield Astra Zeneca Vaccine granted by Government of India have arrived Mongolia today, February 22 and have been handed over by Ambassador M P Singh to the H.E. Mr S. Amarsaikhan, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia in a special ceremony held at Buyant-Ukhaa Airport.
Mongolian scholars developing diagnostic tool to detect coronavirus in saliva sample
Scholars of the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS) launched a project to develop a new PCR test kit to detect antibodies against SARS-Cov-2 in saliva sample and introduce it into use.
Mongolia and Turkey to activate cooperation in air transport and tourism
On February 18, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia Ahmet Yazal.
12 charter flights scheduled for March
Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig presented four decisions made by the Cabinet and the State Emergency Commission to intensify works to repatriate Mongolian nationals from overseas countries.
Z.Amin-Erdene wins 3rd prize at Young Euregio Piano Award
Young pianist Z.Amin-Erdene won the 3rd prize at the online edition of “Young Euregio Piano Award” held in Germany.
Mongolia-Turkey business meeting to be held virtually
Mongolia-Turkey business meeting themed “Foreign Trade and Investment Opportunities” will be held virtually on March 2, the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) reports.
President holds online meeting with peacekeepers
On February 16, President of Mongolia and Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces Kh.Battulga held an online meeting with Mongolian peacekeepers, who are serving in peacekeeping operations in the Republic of South Sudan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
PM receives WHO Resident Representative
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene yesterday received UN Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra, UNICEF Representative Alex Heikens and WHO Resident Representative in Mongolia Sergey Diorditsa, exchanging views on vaccination.
Feasibility study for gas pipeline project to be complete in the first quarter
Deputy PM S.Amarsaikhan today met virtually with authority of “Gazprom” Company and agreed to intensify the feasibility study for gas pipeline project.
Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines to be supplied to Mongolia
On February 15, Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the State Emergency Commission S.Amarsaikhan held a virtual meeting with COVAX Program’s Senior Manager for Mongolia Ms. Kerry Geen, exchanging information on the process of supplying COVID-19 vaccines to Mongolia.
COVID-19: 33 new cases recorded
33 people were diagnosed with coronavirus after testing 37,530 people nationwide in the past 24 hours.
Mongolia ranked 61st in Democracy Index 2020
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2020 democracy index ranks Mongolia 61st out of 167 countries rated and classifies it as a “flawed democracy”.
T.Enkhtsetseg becomes first female judo referee for Olympic Games
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced the referees chosen to officiate at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
Designed equipment for vaccine storage and transportation becomes ready
During its irregular meeting, the Cabinet members heard a report on current situation of COVID-19 in Mongolia and response measures.
Working teams set up to implement Government’s complex plan of MNT 10 trillion
At its irregular meeting convened on February 14, the Cabinet discussed a complex plan of MNT 10 trillion to protect citizens’ health and recover the economy and set up working teams to manage the plan.
L.Oyun-Erdene: Government policy will target to create jobs
Yesterday, February 10, the Cabinet convened and approved a plan worth of MNT 10 trillion to protect citizens’ health and recover the economy.
Comprehensive PCR laboratory launched
The first of four Laboratories, each of which includes 19 equipment and accessories that are used for PCR laboratories according to WHO guideline, is now ready to serve the public.
Mongolia: Shift from Relief to Resilience Crucial to Economic Recovery
Hit by the COVID-19 crisis, Mongolia’s economy has experienced the worst contraction since its economic transition in early 1990s, but it is projected to rebound in 2021.
Website launched for Mongolians living in South Korea
The Mongolian Labor and Social Protection Service Center in the Republic of Korea launched www.seoulcenter.mlsp.gov.mn website for Mongolians living and working in the country.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership