Parliament heads of Japan and Sweden congratulate Speaker G.Zandanshatar on reelection
Tadamori Ooshima, President of the House of Councillors in the National Diet of Japan Akiko Santo, and Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag Andreas Norlen sent congratulatory letters to the Mongolian Speaker.
Chairman of Civil Service Council receives UN Resident Coordinator
On July 7, Chairman of the Civil Service Council of Mongolia (CSC) B.Baatarzorig held a meeting with UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia Tapan Mishra to discuss the operations of the project, ‘Towards a Professional and Citizen-centred Civil Service in Mongolia’ and the correlation between the civil service reform and sustainable development goals.
Mongolian Naadam to be broadcast internationally
On July 8, acting Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar J.Batbayasgalan, advisor for the organizing committee of the National Naadam Festival, Hero of Labor, music composer N.Jantsannorov, and Head of the Public Order and Safety Department at the National Police Agency J.Amgalan and other officials did a press conference regarding the organization of the National Naadam Festival.
Minister Yo.Baatarbileg presents grant certificates to young researchers
On July 8, Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg presented grant certificates of MNT 10 million to 10 young scholars and researchers for their innovative postdoctoral research works.
WHO presents facemasks, diagnostic tests, and equipment to Health Ministry
During the difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization presented personal protective equipment, diagnostic tests, and other medical equipment to the Ministry of Health in aims of providing assistance in the fight against the coronavirus infection.
Another earthquake occurs in Bugat soum
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Bugad soum of Gobi-Altai aimag at 5.23 am on July 7.
Construction of bike path between Marshall Bridge and Uliastai Bridge at 90 percent
In the framework of the 2030 Master Plan to develop autoroads, construction work is currently being done for bike paths en route Yarmag-Zaisan-Marshall Bridge covering a distance of 52 km in eight areas.
4.9 magnitude earthquake occurs in Dornod aimag
On July 4, a 4.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in the territory of Matad soum of Dornod aimag 170 km from the aimag center.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Jun 29-Jul 3/
During the week of June 29, 2020 to July 03, 2020, MNT 1,342,518,533.59 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
The dragon-headed fiddle is made of wood, and weighs 3,020 grams. The artifact is estimated to be from the mid-20th century.
Mongolian statehood traditions to be displayed during the National Naadam Festival
On July 2, First Deputy Governor of the Capital City in charge of development policy, Deputy Head of the organizing committee of the National Naadam Festival J.Batbayasgalan and members of the horse racing subcommittee became acquainted with the preparation underway for the festival activities to take place at Khui Doloon Khudag.
Above average temperatures expected in July
The National Agency of Meteorology and Environment reports that the temperature for July is expected to be average in the aimags of Arkhangai, Bulgan, Uvs, Zavkhan, and Khentii as well as northern parts of Dornod aimag, eastern parts of Selenge aimag, northeastern parts of Tuv aimag, and in most parts of Khuvsgul aimag, while temperatures 1.5-2 C° higher than average are expected in other parts of the country.
This particular copper artifact with gold coating from the early 20th century is called “Dever”. Crafted by a craftsman of Dalai Choinkhor van named Yurentei, the dever weighing 1,745 grams is one of the most valuable exhibits of the aimag museum. Dever is a pot to store spring water, and its previous owner is unknown.
Rain expected in most parts of the country this week
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in most parts of the country in the next few days.
19 thousand foreign nationals residing in Mongolia
As of today, 19,159 long-term residents from 118 countries are living in Mongolia.
One of Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag: Baga Gazriin Chuluu
One of the Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag is Baga Gazriin Chuluu, an exquisite rock formation that looks like aaruul (dried curd) stacked on top of each other.
The rule of his lordship “CORONAVIRUS” or COVID-19
It has been several months since His Lordship “Coronavirus” (COVID-19) came into power and laid down new rules. As he is unpredictable and resilient (has long incubation period and can survive on various surfaces for many days) even scientists, let alone lay people, do not have an answer to the question of how long his rule will last.
Jade food bowl of VI Zaya Gegeen’s mentor
One of the most valuable artifacts being kept at the Local Studies Museum of Arkhangai aimag is this particular jade food bowl from the 19th century to 20th century. Six dragons are skillfully carved around the bowl despite being hollow. The bowl weighs 765 grams.
The historic artifact located in Khul Asgat
There lies a certain unique historic artifact from the 6th to 8th century in Mogod soum of Bulgan aimag. At a distance of about 35 km northwest of Mogod soum, an ancient offering site is found: an engraved stone depicting 3 humanoid figures, a stone slab with traditional trellis and horn patterns, and a stone with ancient turkic inscriptions.
Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults