British Embassy and Environment and Tourism Ministry celebrating World Biodiversity Day
Each year 22 of May is "World Biodiversity Day’’ and this year’s theme is ‘’Solutions in Nature’’.
ADB, Mongolia sign grant to improve transport services in ger areas
On May 21, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Mongolia signed a $2 million grant to improve the accessibility, safety, security, and quality of transport services along the Chingeltei street corridor in the ger areas of Ulaanbaatar city.
Foreign Minister hands over chairmanship of 75th session of UN ESCAP
The 76th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) was held today, May 21 via videoconferencing. Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar chaired the opening of the session.
U.S. Ambassador expresses wish to observe upcoming Parliamentary election
Head of the General Election Commission (GEC) Ch.Sodnomtseren held a meeting with Ambassador of the United States to Mongolia Michael Klecheski on May 20.
1,600 vulnerable children to receive nutrition, education, health kits
People in Need international non-governmental organization with support from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany (German Embassy) in Mongolia is providing – for the third time – an additional round of support to 1600 vulnerable children with nutrition, education and health kits in five districts of Ulaanbaatar, as well as Nalaikh.
Frontline civil servants to be involved in rental apartment program
At its regular meeting convened today, May 20, the Cabinet adopted a resolution on providing public servants and special civil servants with rent-to-own apartments.
TOP-100 enterprises of 2019 announced
The Government of Mongolia and Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry have announced the TOP-100 business entities online, ranking them with their annual revenue in 2019, paid taxes to the State Budget, number of employees, net profit and asset size.
Joint visit of EU and UNFAO to Zavkhan aimag
Delegates led by Ambassador of the European Union to Mongolia Traian Laurentiu Hristea and UNFAO Representative in Mongolia Vinod Ahuja are working in Zavkhan aimag.
IMF staff completes discussions for Emergency Access to the Rapid Financing Instrument on Mongolia
An IMF staff team led by Mr. Geoff Gottlieb conducted discussions with the Mongolian authorities from May 11-13 at the authorities’ request for emergency financing of SDR 72.3 million (about US$ 99 million).
Ulaanbaatar Mayor pledges 80 percent drop in air pollution by spring 2021
On May 18, Governor of the capital city S.Amarsaikhan gave a briefing on timely matters concerning Ulaanbaatar city.
International Ulaanbaatar Marathon postponed due to COVID-19
With support from the Ulaanbaatar Governor’s Office, the annual International Ulaanbaatar Marathon takes place every third Saturday of May to promote public health through physical activity and to increase the number of professional and amateur runners.
Projects worth USD 66 million implemented within UN Development Assistance Framework
The Joint UN and Government of Mongolia Steering Committee meeting to review implementation of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2017-2021 for Mongolia in 2019 was held on May 18 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
158 Mongolians return from India
A charter flight in route New Delhi-Ulaanbaatar has landed today at 07.40 am at Chinggis Khaan international airport, bringing 158 Mongolian nationals to their home country.
Online European Film Festival launches
At the initiation of the Delegation of the European Union to Mongolia, European Film Festival is being organized in online form from today, on May 18. And the festival will run for a month.
Four museums in Ulaanbaatar available to visit virtually
Members of ‘Activists’ team which was born from ‘Student Scholarship Program’ jointly run by Zorig Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation are implementing ‘Virtual Museum’ project.
Memorandum to foster green financing established
With the aim of developing green financing and enabling small and medium-sized businesses to receive financial products and services, the Financial Regulatory Commission (FRC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) established a Memorandum of Understanding on May 16.
World Bank to help alleviate burden for the self-employed in the face of COVID-19
The World Bank is reprioritizing US$15 million under the existing Employment Support Project to support certain relief measures of the government’s economic stimulus package in response to COVID-19 , which was endorsed by the Parliament on April 9, 2020.
Batnorov soum of Khentii aimag to be developed as 'model' soum
With a view to promote rural development, the Government has resolved to implement ‘Reform of Soum Center’ program. In this regard, Cabinet Secretariat of the Government have selected five soums, which will be involved in the program after satisfying certain criteria and presented them to the relevant Ministries.
Speaker attends virtual meeting of Asia Pacific Parliamentarians’ Forum
Yesterday, on April 23, Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar participated in ‘COVID-19’ virtual meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentarians’ Forum on Global Health (APPFGH).
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