Works for trial transport of coking coal to India to be accelerated
On August 31, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received Ambassador of the Republic of India to Mongolia M.P.Singh.
Finance Minister B.Javkhlan: Gashuunsukhait border checkpoint resumes operations
On August 31, Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan announced that the Gashuunsukhait border checkpoint has resumed operations from August 30. Due to the pandemic situation, the Chinese side had made the decision to temporarily halt coal transport between Gashuunsukhait and Gantsmod border checkpoints for 14 days.
Working group introduces 15 short-term solutions to reduce traffic congestion in the capital city
During the first meeting of the committee that took place last week, the Prime Minister tasked the officials to find possible short-term solutions to reduce traffic congestion. On August 30, in its framework, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene was introduced with 15 possible solutions that could be implemented for the short term in order to reduce the traffic congestion in Ulaanbaatar city.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Aug 23-27/
During the week of August 23, 2021 to August 27, 2021, MNT 361,450,937,622 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Minister B.Munkhbaatar: Public hospitals and schools will be established in Khushig Valley
On August 28, Minister of Construction and Urban Development B.Munkhbaatar introduced the general plans for the new satellite city to be established at Khushig Valley.
‘Youth Power x Ulaanbaatar’ event organized for youth
Schoolchildren of Mankhan soum, Khovd aimag, School No. 12 of the capital city, School No. 119 and School No. 12 for children with special needs in the capital city’s Nalaikh district are being involved in teamwork activities to come up with possible solutions for pressing issues in the sectors of environment, health, economy, information technology, and personal development.
Warm temperatures expected for the next few days
Warm temperatures are expected in most parts of the country in the coming few days, reports the National Agency of Meteorology and Environment.
Judo athlete N.Altantsetseg finishes 5th at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
On August 29, Mongolian judo athlete N.Altantsetseg stepped onto the mat for her matches in the women’s +70 kg weight class at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
E.Sodnompiljee becomes Paralympic Champion in powerlifting
Today, on August 30, State Honored Athlete E.Sodnompiljee successfully lifted 245 kg in the men’s -107 kg weight class at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, setting a new Paralympic Record.
Coal trucks begin to transport freight from Erlian border checkpoint
The working group appointed by the Government has now been working at Zamiin-Uud for over a month. While 100 transport vehicles used to enter through the border during the time the working group began to be established, the number of vehicles has increased to 170 as of today.
Two Mongolian judo athletes compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
On August 27, two Mongolian judo athletes stepped onto the mat at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Mongolia receives 11th batch of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines
On August 25, Mongolia received 113,490 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162) vaccines in the framework of the ‘COVID-19 pandemic and Public Health Emergency Capacity Building Project’.
New facility put into operation at Central Storage for Vaccine and Biopreparations
On August 26, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan, and Minister of Health S.Enkhbold became acquainted with the operations of the National Center for Communicable Diseases.
Frontline workers being vaccinated with third dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
Per the order of the Minister of Health, frontline workers have recently begun to be vaccinated with the third dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Discussion takes place on implementation of Mongolia-U.S. Transparency Agreement
On August 25, Speaker G.Zandanshatar received representatives led by Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia Gregory May.
Two small quakes recorded in Umnugobi aimag
On August 25, two small earthquakes were reported in Umnugobi aimag. The first quake, which struck at 6.11 pm, was measured with a 3.6 magnitude.
Works underway to open a school with Russian language curriculum in Songinokhairkhan district
On August 24, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D.Sumiyabazar, MP B.Jargalmaa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia I.K.Azizov, and Governor of Songinokhairkhan district N.Altanshagai worked in the capital city district.
Orange Level of regulations extended until end of year
At today’s Cabinet meeting, the current nationwide regime of heightened state of readiness - the Orange Level of regulations has been extended until December 31.
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene: We aim to develop Khushig Valley to the level of Ulaanbaatar
On August 24, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene held a meeting with citizens of Tuv aimag. During the meeting, the Prime Minister introduced the current works and measures being implemented by the Government of Mongolia.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership