Behind ADB’s Response to Mongolia’s COVID-19 Crisis
While Mongolia’s quick action averted a public health disaster over COVID-19, it has faced economic challenges, requiring quick assistance from ADB.
Central bank decides to keep policy rate unchanged
At its scheduled meeting held on June 26, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Mongolia decided to keep the policy rate unchanged, considering the current macroeconomic and financial market developments, their prospects, and uncertainties in the domestic and external environment.
Consular section of U.S. Embassy in Mongolia and the Immigration Agency of Mongolia strengthens cooperation
Brian Wingate, the Chief of the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar held meeting met with D. Murun, the Head of the Mongolian Immigration Agency, and Ch.Tulgatsoodol, Head of the Legal and Foreign Affairs Division to discuss cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist U.S. and Mongolian citizens, including visa extensions and residence permits.
President receives representatives of political parties
On June 29, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga received representatives of the political parties engaged in the 2020 parliamentary elections.
President receives democratic party members elected to parliament
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga received the Democratic Party (DP) members who were elected to the State Great Khural of Mongolia in the latest parliamentary elections.
COVID-19 detected after third repeated testing
Yesterday, 216 people were tested at three laboratories nationwide. Among them, one person was tested positive for the novel coronavirus, said D.Nyamkhuu, Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases at the daily press briefing of the Ministry of Health.
The laws passed in 2019 stamped with State Seal
On June 25, U.Shijir, Chief of Staff of the Office of the President, and L.Ulziisaikhan, Secretary-General of the Secretariat of the Great Ikh Khural of Mongolia, stamped the laws passed in 2019 with the State Seal.
Two Mongolian MMA fighters to compete in South Korea
‘ARC 002’ martial arts match of S.Korea’s ‘ROAD FC’ is scheduled to be held on July 18, in which two Mongolian fighters M. Nandin-Erdene and N.Chinguun will compete.
Central bank supplies USD 114.4 million to market
Over the past few days, the Bank of Mongolia supplied a total of USD 114.4 million through foreign currency auction to commercial banks in the e-platform of currency trading.
The Hu reschedules its fundraising concert
The Hu, Mongolian Hunnu rock band, rescheduled its online fundraising concert on June 28, at 10 pm, White Rock Center, to support the State Emergency Commission of Mongolia in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Gers to be provided to 51 flood-affected households
At its irregular meeting today, the Cabinet decided to provide Ger dwellings to 51 flood-affected households.
National Geology Service established
The Cabinet held its irregular meeting today. At the meeting, the Cabinet approved a resolution on the establishment of the National Geology Service. The National Geology Service will have 68 staff members in six divisions.
Military ranks awarded
President of Mongolia and Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued a decree on awarding military ranks.
Libraries and museums re-open from today
Governor of the Capital and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city S.Amarsaikhan announced that libraries and museums in the city have started resuming operations from today. Sterilization and disinfection works must be organized well, cautioned the Mayor.
COVID-19 cases reach 213, with 153 recoveries
The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mongolia have increased today by seven, reaching 213. Moreover, seven more recoveries have been reported, making the total recoveries 153.
Three more transport drivers tested positive for COVID-19
“A total of 339 people were tested yesterday at three laboratories, of whom three transport drivers tested positive for the novel coronavirus, reported D.Nyamkhuu, director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases. These Russian, Belarusian and Mongolian drivers have started receiving treatment from today.
Five charter flights scheduled in July
According to the decision of the State Emergency Commission on June 18, five charter flights will be organized in the first half of July to repatriate citizens from abroad.
Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults