30 thousand people participate in Ulaanbaatar Marathon
In the frameworks of the 380th anniversary of the establishment of Ulaanbaatar city, the annual international Ulaanbaatar Marathon took place on May 18.
Stock Exchange weekly review /May 13-17/
During the week of May 13, 2019 to May 17, 2019, MNT2,572,635,183.49 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
26 Mongolian judo athletes to compete in Hohhot Grand Prix
As a part of the IJF World Tour, the Hohhot Grand Prix 2019 is to take place on May 24-26. 379 athletes of 46 countries will be competing in the tournament.
UNFPA donates long-distance diagnosis equipment
In the frameworks of establishing emergency medical aid training stations for the National Center for Maternal and Child Health of Mongolia as well as in 21 aimags with the financing of MNT 2.4 billion, the UNFPA donated the necessary equipment for long-distance diagnosis as well as the equipment for emergency medical aid training, of which total worth is over MNT 50 million, to the birthing unit of the Bayankhongor aimag hospital.
Institute of Disaster Studies signs partnership protocol with Krasnoyarsk State Agrarian University
The Institute of Disaster Studies at the National Emergency Management Agency has signed a partnership protocol with the Krasnoyarsk State Agrarian University to conduct joint research.
Local governments summit in Northeast Asia to take place in Tuv aimag
The preliminary meeting for the 24th Local Governments Meeting in the Northeast Asia took place on May 16.
Expansion of the State Conservatory to be resolved next year
Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg and Cabinet Secretariat of the Government L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with the operations of the State Conservatory of Mongolia on May 15.
National Science and Technology Council convenes
The National Science and Technology Council held its first meeting for 2019 on May 15. With Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg as the chair, the council discussed the current state of the sector, pressing issues, goals as well as the report for 2018 and plans for 2019.
UNDP Representative requests Capital City Mayor to have SDGs in Ulaanbaatar approved
On May 14, Capital City Governor S.Amarsaikhan received UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Mongolia Beate Trankmann to discuss the project to localize Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ulaanbaatar as according to the memorandum of understanding signed between the UNDP and Ulaanbaatar city in 2016.
38 films to compete in Altan Khalis International Film Festival
The films selected for the official competition section of the 7th Altan Khalis International Film Festival, organized by the Mongolian Film Institute, has recently been announced. From the 480 films of 64 countries received, 38 short films were selected for this year’s film festival.
Cooperation in military aviation with US to be developed
Minister of Defense N.Enkhbold received U.S. Pacific Air Forces Commander General Charles Brown on May 14.
Peter Pan musical to be staged for the first time in Mongolia
On the occasion of the 380th anniversary of the establishment of the capital city at the initiation of the Silk Road Foundation, the Peter Pan musical of the worldwide famous Broadway theatre will be performed in Mongolia for the very first time in October this year. The organizers reported that the children performing in the musical are to be selected through an audition, which will be taking place on May 18.
Model center for youth employment services opens in Uvs aimag
In the frameworks of the project implemented by the GFA Consulting Group with the financing of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, a model center for youth employment services was opened at the aimag’s Labor and Welfare Service Agency on May 13.
Mongolian chefs win silver as a team
A team of 17 Mongolian chefs competed in the International Gastronomy Championship organized at the EPAD Best Cook Fest, which took place in Izmir, Turkey on May 2-5. From Umnugobi aimag, cooking instructor of the Umnugobi Polytechnic College A.Myanganbayar has won two medals.
Snow and blizzard expected
The National Agency of Meteorology and Environment Monitoring has issued a warning as the mountainous areas of Khangai and Khuvsgul and the banks of Orkhon - Selenge is expected to have snow and blizzard today on May 14.
Speaker expresses confidence in further development of partnership in Reiwa era
Parliament speaker G.Zandanshatar received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Masato Takaoka on May 13.
Disaster prevention knowledge given to citizens of soums
With the financing of Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction in partnership with the Asian Development Bank, the National Emergency Management Agency is implementing a project on building the capacity of the public in fighting dzud and wildfire.
Representatives of U.S Embassy in Mongolia work in Dundgobi aimag
U.S. Embassy Assistant Public Affairs Officer Adam Hennings, officer in charge of education programme Kh.Saruul and other representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia worked in Dundgobi aimag to further develop partnership and introduce the embassy’s programmes.
Measles vaccine presented by UNICEF
A ceremony took place to receive the measles vaccine for 577,000 people donated by UNICEF at the Vaccine and Biopreparation Center of the National Center for Communicable Diseases on May 13.
Partnership in the cultural sector discussed
On May 10, Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports G.Ganbayar received Programme Specialist for Culture at the UNESCO Office in Beijing Himalchuli Gurung and Programme Specialist for Culture at UNESCO Reiko Yoshida. They discussed partnership and measures being taken in the cultural sector.