Nationwide harvesting reported
During the spring sowing 2019, 512.0 thousand hectares were cultivated for crop, including 364.8 thousand hectares for grain of which 340.0 thousand hectares were for wheat; 14.8 thousand hectares for potatoes, 8.0 thousand hectares for vegetables, 82.4 thousand hectares for oil plants and 42.0 thousand hectares for fodder plants.
‘Creative design’ event organized
Within ‘Creative city’ program for 380th anniversary of the capital, an event ‘Creative design’ was organized on October 10 at HUB Innovation Center.
Mongolia ranks 102nd in Global Competitiveness Report
The Global Competitiveness Report series released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) introduced this year’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), in which Mongolia scored 52.6 point and stood at 102nd out of 141 countries.
27.2 thousand tons of meat exported
According to the statistics of customs office, a total of 27.2 thousand tons of meat, including 13.5 thousand tons of horse meat, 1045 tons of mutton and goat meat, 855 tons of by-products and 11.8 thousand tons of heat-processed meat has been exported in the first nine months of this year.
World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update introduced
Weathering Growing Risks, the October 2019 edition of the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, released today, was introduced at the press conference at World Bank Mongolia Office in Ulaanbaatar.
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of Italy
Yesterday, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received Ambassador of Italy to Mongolia Andrea De Felip in connection with latter’s complete of diplomatic mission here.
Opera and Ballet Theatre to open its 57th season
The State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet will open its 57th season with ‘Khukhuu Namjil’ Opera on October 5.
Friendship Medal conferred upon ADB Country Director for Mongolia
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued a decree on awarding Ms.Yolanda Fernandez Lommen, ADB Country Director for Mongolia, with the ‘Friendship’ Medal.
Mongolian 17 athletes receive the Olympic scholarship
Mongolia’s 17 athletes have been qualified to receive Olympic Scholarships for Athletes ‘Tokyo 2020’. As a result of candidature submission by the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) and sports’ federations for the consideration of the athletes, 17 athletes have been chosen to be involved in the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity Scholarships.
Peacekeepers pay respect to Flag of Armed Forces
On October 2, the 10th batch of Mongolian peacekeepers that will serve in the NATO-led mission ‘Resolute Support’ in Afghanistan paid a respect to the Flag of Armed Forces at the central square of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Mongolia.
Grant-funded project to support rural youth launched
Save the Children Japan (SCJ) and the World Bank today announced the launch of a USD2.75 million grant for a project to support vulnerable youth in rural Mongolia.
'Days of Mongolian- Russian Friendship and Cooperation' launches
The Embassy of Russian Federation in Mongolia and Russian Center of Science and Culture reported yesterday an opening of the ‘Days of Mongolian-Russian Friendship and Cooperation-2019’ for the 59th year.
Mongolia, ADB projects to spur trade, improve hospital services, and upgrade roads
On September 2, the Government of Mongolia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed loan agreements totaling $103 million for projects that will upgrade border crossing points, complete a district demonstration hospital, and scale up road rehabilitation efforts in the country.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents credentials
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Zhalgas Zh. Adilbayev presented his Letter of Credence to Mongolian President Kh.Battulga on October 1.
Gold purchase declines by 22 percent
As of first nine months of 2019, the gold purchase of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) was 11.2 tons, with a decrease of 22 percent as compared with the same period of previous year.
President Kh.Battulga meets newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator
Newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia Tapan Mishra paid a courtesy call on President Kh.Battulga yesterday.
Tribute paid to the foundation of capital city
Last weekend the city authorities paid tribute to the monument, erected in 1999 on the area where the foundation of Mongolia’s capital city was first laid.
UNICEF Deputy Representative works in a Gobi-Altai aimag
Speciose Hakizimana, Deputy Representative of UNICEF, and other officials are working in Gobi-Altai province.
Mongolian young marketers become winner
Mongolian young marketers Kh.Tsend and B.Yesonzaya from Viral Agency company became winners in the category ‘Young Spikes Integrated’ at the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, held in Singapore on September 25-27. Mongolian team was followed by Chinese and Japanese teams.