COVID-19: 553 new cases, five deaths reported
553 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded nationwide in the past 24 hours.
MPs hold virtual meeting with UK Ambassador and Trade Envoy
On May 13, 2021, members of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia G.Amartuvshin and Kh.Gankhuyag held a virtual meeting with H.E. Philip Malone, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) to Mongolia and Mr. Daniel Kawczynski, the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Mongolia.
Ambassador of Laos Presents Credentials
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Phengsavanh Keopraseuth presented his letter of credence to President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga.
Some public workers to receive additional pay
Doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and psychotherapists who provide therapy for persons with disabilities will receive additional pay equal to 20 percent of their monthly wage every month.
30 percent discount to be given on wheat seeds
At its meeting on May 12, the Cabinet decided to give discounts on the imported seeds in the Agriculture Support Fund amid the pandemic.
Entrance exam preparation classes to start this month
A month-long classroom course for 12th grade students who will take the general entrance exam this year will begin on May 17.
Cabinet meeting in brief
The Cabinet made the following decisions at its regular meeting on May 12.
COVID-19: 512 new cases, five deaths reported
512 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded nationwide in the past 24 hours. 464 of the new cases were detected in Ulaanbaatar city and 48 in rural areas.
Foreign Minister meets heads of diplomatic missions and offices of int’l organizations in Ulaanbaatar
On May 11, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg had a meeting with the heads of 25 diplomatic missions and offices of international organizations in Ulaanbaatar at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to present the works implemented by the government in the first 100 days since its formation.
Mongolian Peacekeepers honoured at the centenary ceremony by the Mongolian Armed Forces
On 9 May, the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces held a celebration for this historic milestone with the presence of the Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces and the President of Mongolia Kh. Battulga and selected dignitaries including current and former defence ministers and ambassadors of the countries with military ties with Mongolia.
25,000 trees to be planted under tree planting campaign
25,000 young trees will be planted in 100 khoroos of the capital city as part of a campaign encouraging every household to plant trees.
Boxing team takes first place at int’l competition
The national boxing team of Mongolia harvested two gold, four silver, and two bronze medals at the 51st Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem.
State Secretary receives copy of credentials from Turkish Ambassador
Mr. Ankhbayar Nyamdorj, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, received the copy of Letter of Credence from H.E. Zafer Ates, Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia.
1.4 million people get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
108,838 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered nationwide in the past 24 hours.
815 new COVID-19 cases recorded
815 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded nationwide in the past 24 hours.
Strict lockdown lifted
The strict lockdown (Red Level of heightened state of emergency readiness) imposed nationwide on April 10 was lifted this morning with the country moving into the Orange Level starting today.
Development Bank of Mongolia to integrate sustainable financing into its operations
Today, capacity building workshop was organised on the integration of sustainable financing principles into the DBM operations within the UN Joint Programme (JP), implemented with the Ministry of Finance under the sponsorship of the UN Joint SDG Fund.
Foreign Minister delivers remarks at webinar on defending democracy from disinformation
The Friends in Defence of Democracy in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), which is based in Stockholm, organized the webinar entitled “Defending Democracy from Disinformation” on 6 May.
Mongolian Ambassador meets Institute of Technical Education officials
Mongolia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore, T. Lkhagvadorj, met with officials led by Mr. Bruce Poh Geok Huat, Chief Executive Officer at ITE, getting acquainted with the institute’s activities and exchanged views on future cooperation on 6 May 2021.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade