UN High Commissioner for Human Rights appreciates Mongolia’s efforts
The 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council was held in Geneva, Switzerland on February 24.
Border guards to supply 25 thousand face masks
Members of the border unit No. 0288 have sewn 5,000 face masks as part of their social responsibility.
Mongolian diplomatic representatives to China donate their one-day salary
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the People’s Republic of China D.Gankhuyag met with Xue Jian, Deputy Director-General of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Department of Asian Affairs, to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation.
President of Mongolia to pay a visit to the People’s Republic of China
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga will pay a visit to the People’s Republic of China on February 27, 2020.
Mongolia to receive 2,000 more Covid-19 test kits
The Cabinet decided to reserve more medicines and medical tools to ensure the preparedness of health care facilities and improve the quality and accessibility of health care services for vulnerable groups, highlighted Health Minister D.Sarangerel during a press briefing held on February 16 after the State Emergency Commission’s meeting.
Bus services to be provided in all routes during peak hours
The capital city emergency commission at its meeting today decided to put a special bus schedule into effect.
Flights to and from Japan to be suspended for 14 days starting February 28
At its meeting on February 26, State Emergency Commission made a decision to extend the suspension of traffic movements between Ulaanbaatar and 21 aimags until 8 a.m. March 3.
Additional funds designated for comprehensive coronavirus precautions
The Cabinet held an extended irregular meeting today, on February 26.
6 Mongolians returned from Milan put into quarantine
A total of 61 people who have recently come from the Republic of Korea are currently being kept in quarantine, said D.Nyamkhuu,General Director of National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD), today at a briefing held by the Ministry of Health.
Traffic movement data to be collected at entrance and exit points of Ulaanbaatar
It was decided to suspend traffic movement between Ulaanbaatar and 21 aimags from 8 a.m. February 23 to 8 a.m. February 27.
Blizzard expected in most parts of the country
Snowfall and blizzards are expected in some parts of western and central aimags on February 26, in northern part of eastern aimags on February 27, in most parts of western aimags, western part of central aimags, and eastern parts of eastern aimags on February 28, in most parts of the central and Gobi regions and western part of eastern aimags on February 29, and in some parts of the country on March 1.
Capital city governor bans business trips of public administrators
Head of the capital city emergency commission, Governor of the capital city Mayor S.Amarsaikhan issued an order on February 23, banning public administrators from traveling abroad or at home for personal or business purposes until March 1.
Doctors successfully operate on 10-hour-old newborn’s esophagus
Health professionals of a Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Uvurkhangai aimag have performed a successful operation on the esophagus of a 10-hour-old baby born with esophageal atresia.
Inclusive startup hub to be set up with South Korea
Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan on February 20 met with representatives of the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development to exchange views on the establishment of Mongolia-Korea start-up hub.
Ambassador to Sweden presents his credentials
On February 20, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Kingdom of Sweden T.Janabazar presented his letter of credence to King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf.
Ambassador to Russia visits Financial University of Russia
Ambassador of Mongolia to the Russian Federation D.Davaa on February 18 visited the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (FinU) and met with its rector and Mongolian students.
Citizens who agreed to exchange their land receive apartment keys
The Capital City Housing Corporation launched a project last November to offer citizens ready-to-occupy apartments in exchange for their land with the purpose of reducing air, soil, and other environmental pollution in Ulaanbaatar.
Sewing factory of Erdenet Mining Corporation making face masks
To prevent Covid-19 outbreak and ensure the safety of its miners, sewing factory of the Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC) state-owned enterprise has started making two- and three-ply cotton face masks.
Environmental Research Center newly established
Under a Record of Discussion signed on August 20, 2014, between the governments of Mongolia and the Republic of Korea, an environmental research center with a floor area of 2,135 square meters has been built.
Oil refinery construction to begin this spring
Indian companies that have breadth of experience in civil engineering and infrastructure development, including JMC Projects, KEC International, and Afcons Infrastructure, are tendering for the first engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC-1) contract of the oil refinery project being carried out by Mongol Refinery state-owned company.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar: Introduction of new political culture required for establishment of wealth fund