Upper Mongol and Kalmyk students to study with scholarship
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Tsahim Urtuu Holboo NGO has announced the Tsahim Urtuu – National University of Mongolia Scholarship for Mongolian Diaspora (Round II) to recent high school graduates who are identified as individuals of ethnic Mongol origin with permanent residency in Qinghai (Köke Nuur) province of the People's Republic of China and Republic of Kalmykia of Russian Federation.
Trade turnover between Mongolia and Italy reaches over USD 70 million
2020 will mark the 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Italy.
Life in Xinjiang Uygur
To familiarize with the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, two journalists from MONTSAME news agency were involved in ‘Discover Xinjiang’ international journalists’ program that was organized by China Daily newspaper group.
NEMA Head meets with S.Korean attaches
On July 26, Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Major-General T.Badral met with defense attache of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Mongolia, Lieutenant colonel Kim Honsang and newly appointed attache Seo Mun Suk.
Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey visiting Mongolia
Turkish delegates led by Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Sentop arrived in Mongolia today to pay a visit to the country at the invitation of Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar.
Mongolian and Korean hikers' joint walking held
Within the memorandum of cooperation between the Tourism Department of the Capital City and ‘Jeju Olle’ Foundation, on July 17 hikers of Mongolia and South Korea did joint walking along Mongol Olle trail, which was opened in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.
Mongolian and Inner Mongolian children's paintings displayed
A joint paintings exhibition ‘Friendship’ by Mongolian and Inner Mongolian children was opened on July 25 at ‘Ord’ gallery of the Junior Center for Creative Arts.
Bjørn Gaute Herlyng: I am satisfied with Mongolian battalion’s performance
As a part of his working visit to Bentiu town of South Sudan on July 23-24, Force Chief of Staff of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Brigadier Bjørn Gaute Herling familiarized with activities of Mongolian peacekeepers serving in the mission in the Republic of South Sudan.
Solid waste recycling plant to be built in Erdenet
According to an intergovernmental agreement between Mongolia and Poland, solid waste recycling plant is to be built in Erdenet city. The Government of Poland funds the project with soft loan of EUR 9 million.
MNCCI to cooperate with Italian Senior Expert Service
On July 24, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) and Italian Senior Expert Service (ISES) established a memorandum of cooperation.
Construction work of Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railroad to commence next month
Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan reports that the Cabinet resolved to continue construction of 208.5 km Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railroad from August 15 and to commission in 2021.
‘Friendship road 1949-2019’ exhibition conducted
Dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Ulaanbaatar Railway JVC, an exhibition entitled ‘Friendship road 1949-2019’ has been conducted on July 13-20 in Irkutsk, Russia.
Special interest tourism developing in Bulgan
Local administration of Bulgan aimag is maintaining policy to develop specific regions for special interest tourism and strengthen partnership between public and private organizations in this direction.
South Korea to assist preserving cultural heritage
The National Center for Cultural Heritage of Mongolia and the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation today signed a memorandum of cooperation on preservation of cultural heritage.
Mongolian kids win medals at International Mathematical Olympiad
Mongolian pupils who participated in the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad held in Bath, United Kingdom, won a gold, a silver and three bronze medals. With this success, Mongolian team was selected in the 26th place out of 116 countries.
Cabinet Meeting news in brief
At the meeting dated on July 18, the Cabinet made the following decisions.
E.Sodnompiljee wins gold at World Para Powerlifting Championships
Mongolian State Honored Athlete E.Sodnompiljee won a gold medal at 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships which is running these days in Nur-sultan, Kazakhstan.
Mongolia receives 247.3 thousand foreign tourists in the first half of 2019
In the first half of 2019, 2.8 million passengers (double counting) have crossed the border of Mongolia, increased by 55.5 thousand or 2.0 percent compared to the same period of previous year.
Total trade turnover reached USD 6.8 billion
In the first half year of 2019, Mongolia traded with 137 countries from all over the world and total trade turnover reached USD 6.8 billion, of which USD 3.9 billion were exports and USD 2.9 billion were imports.
Yolanda Fernandez Lommen: Current ADB Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia is the largest allocation of ADB funding since we started operations in the country