Agaar Neg: Air pollution knowledge platform launched
On March 2, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and Ulaanbaatar City Municipality, in collaboration with UNICEF Mongolia and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), launched the knowledge management platform on air pollution, Agaar Neg (www.agaarneg.mn).
Eco women's forum to be held virtually
Women who conserve the nature and environment and spread eco culture to the society will convene virtually on March 6.
First meeting of Mongolia – U.S Joint Aviation Technical Working Group held virtually
The first meeting of Mongolia – U.S. Joint Aviation Technical Working Group took place virtually on February 27. Specialists from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, and Transportation Security Administration joined the Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority in this discussion.
Fourth comprehensive PCR laboratory handed over to general hospital of Umnugobi province
Within the framework of “Building the Capacity for COVID-19 Diagnosis and Service Delivery for the Most Vulnerable in Mongolia amidst Pandemic” project - funded by Rio Tinto Mongolia’s COVID-19 relief fund of 1.7 billion MNT - the fourth of four fully equipped PCR laboratories with a set of essential 19 equipment and accessories has successfully established and handed over to general hospital of Dalanzadgad city of Umnugobi province on February 27.
World Bank to help eliminating learning loss
Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan met with the World Bank (WB) Country Manager for Mongolia Andrei Mikhnev on February 26, exchanging views on implementation and outcomes of projects and programs being realized by the WB in Mongolia’s education and science sectors.
First 10 thousand doses of Sputnik V vaccine received
On February 27, Mongolia received first 10 thousand doses of Sputnik V vaccine developed by the Russian Federation.
Charter flight brings 96 citizens home
A charter flight in route of Tashkent-Almaty-Ulaanbaatar landed at Buyant-Ukhaa international airport in Ulaanbaatar at 13:20 pm., February 26.
MIAT reduces its fares for charter flights by 15 percent
Due to the situation of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Mongolia closed its border.
General entrance exam to be organized in mid-June
During the press briefing held on February 25, Department Head of the Education Evaluation Center L.Ganbat informed that it is being planned to organize the general entrance exam in mid-June and Mongolian language and script exam in May.
Opening of international flight in route Ulaanbaatar-Prague-Ulaanbaatar discussed
On February 25, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Mongolia Jiri Brodsky.
PM holds meeting with representatives of tourism industry
Today, February 25, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene together with five Cabinet Ministers held a meeting with representatives of tourism industry, discussing pressing issues and exchanging views on how to continue further operations of the sector.
Capital city reports 46 new cases of COVID-19
According to the Ministry of Health, 46 people were confirmed with coronavirus through PCR testing conducted nationwide in the last 24 hours.
254 Mongolian nationals arrive home from Istanbul
At 01:00 a.m., last night, February 25, a charter flight in route of Istanbul-Ulaanbaatar landed at Buyant-Ukhaa international airport in Ulaanbaatar with 254 passengers on board.
Mongolia to participate in World Hunting and Nature Exhibition
State Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism D.Ganbold had an online meeting with Government Commissioner and State Secretary of Hungary Zoltan Kovacs, exchanging views on works being carried out within bilateral cooperation.
AmCham’s February Monthly Meeting focuses on transparent governance
On February 23, the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia held its February Monthly Meeting virtually, with guest speakers Minister of Home and Justice Affairs Kh. Nyambaatar and U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Michael Klecheski.
“Horse Tamer” documentary by French director wins Grand Prize at International Mountain Film Festival
The 24th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival kicked off online on February 19 and selected the best films.
Opera singer G.Ariunbaatar performs at gala concert for Defender of the Fatherland Day of Russia
State Honored Artist of Mongolia, opera singer G.Ariunbaatar performed a song "Я люблю тебя, жизнь!" in collaboration with military ensemble named after Alexandrov at the ceremonial concert which is organized on annual February 23 by the Russian Ministry of Defense dedicated to “Defender of the Fatherland Day”.
30 new cases of COVID-19 reported, total reaches 2,723
The Ministry of Health provided updates on coronavirus situation in Mongolia. According to the Ministry, 30 people were detected with coronavirus when performing tests on 42,920 people nationwide on February 22.
Foreign Affairs Minister receives EU Ambassador Traian Hristea
On February 23, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg received Ambassador of the European Union to Mongolia Traian Hristea.
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