Terrorism prevention training held for Immigration Agency officials
A training on terrorism prevention for Mongolian Immigration Agency officials was organized by Counter-Terrorism Coordination Council on March 9.
Nairamdal camp to cooperate with ‘Artek‘
On March 9 ‘Nairamdal’ and the Russian ‘Artek’ summer camps signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports.
Studies for US FFPr program implementation in Mongolia ongoing
Delegates of the US Department of Agriculture and the Embassy of the USA are studying possibilities to implement the US Food for Progress (FFPr) program in Mongolia.
‘Mongolian Empire History’ project to be implemented
On March 7, the Institute for Mongolian studies and Department of History of the National University of Mongolia jointly signed a memorandum on implementation of the ‘Mongolian Empire History’ project with the ‘Steppe publishing’ publishing house.
RE/MAX Mongolia becomes the Country of the Asia Pacific Region
The RE/MAX R4 International Convention held annually in Las Vegas was held from February 26 to March 1. The RE/MAX Mongolia team attended the event with 32 members.
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh receives invitation to visit Qatar
On March 6 Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh received Sultan bin Salmeen al-Mansouri, Non-Resident Ambassador of Qatar to Mongolia. The Ambassador delivered greetings of Prime Minister of Qatar, Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani to Prime Minister of Mongolia and handed the invitation to visit Qatar.
‘March 8’ exhibition opens at 976 Art Gallery
Artist B.Otgontuvden’s ‘March 8’ exhibition dedicated to the International Women’s Day opened at the Art Space 976 Gallery last Friday. The artist recently returned to his homeland after teaching at the St.Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture named after I.E.Repin for a while.
Aircraft reassembled by Mongolian engineers to fly from April
The engineers at MIAT Mongolian Airlines are gearing up to take the first TVS-2MS aircraft for its maiden flight in April. The aircraft is an upgraded and re-engined version of AN-2 passenger biplane. Engineers started the reassembly work of the aircraft in November last year and have finished in January this year.
‘Safety of the pupil’ book published
The Traffic Police Department and the Coordinating Council for Crime Prevention of the capital city released paper, audio and AR version of the ‘Safety of the pupil’ book to provide primary and secondary school students with knowledge on protecting themselves from criminals at home, outdoors, on the internet, in elevator and when taking public transport.
Mongolian freestyle wrestlers won 2 gold and 2 bronze medals
The VI International Tournament in Freestyle Wrestling in memory of the Honored coach of the USSR, the first Yakutian Olympic champion Roman Dmitriev took place on March 2-4 at the ‘Triumph’ sports palace in Sakha, Russia. More than 150 athletes from 14 countries partook in 10 weight categories of men.
Mongolia to expand tourism cooperation with Turkey
Minister of Environment and Tourism, N.Tserenbat received Ahmet Yazal, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia. During the meeting Minister of Environment and Tourism, N.Tserenbat expressed his wish to expand bilateral cooperation and learn from Turkey’s experience in tourism.
‘Beekeeping cluster of Mongolia’ startup business meeting to be held on weekends
Mongolian Beekeeping Association and Aravt Business Cooperative NGO gave information on ‘Beekeeping cluster of Mongolia’ startup business meeting.
Small and medium pharmacies unite
To support development of independent pharmaceutical companies operating in Mongolia 22 pharmacies have united to launch ‘Central Pharm’ brand. The union of pharmacies allows them to learn from each other, improve their services and introduce international pharmaceutical standard.
Non-standard toilets to be banned in Special Protected Areas
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism bans use of non-standard toilets in Special Protected Areas starting from June 1, 2018. Regarding the decision five recommendations and official letters have been sent to the Special Protected Area Administrations since last April.
Specialists urge improved hazardous waste management
On March 1, a discussion on strengthening government and administrative activities and improving legal environment for hazardous waste was co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development was held.
Academy researchers trained for international project drafting
One of the important goals of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) is to implement a joint research projects with international scientific, technological and innovation organizations and to conduct research projects that meet the requirements of the funding agencies
Construction work of 11 power plants to start this year
The Ministry of Energy has planned to build and expand 11 power plants this year and it was included in the socio-economic development guidelines of Mongolia in 2018. Most of the project investments are resolved at this time.
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