“Digital government services may reduce corruption”
E-Mongolia, an integrated digital government service system, has become closer to citizens by opening its Public Service Center on May 9, 2021. The center will provide 516 digital government services, as well as providing advice and assistance to the public.
“State-owned companies need to be restructured to reduce corruption”
The Government led by the 32nd Prime Minister of Mongolia, L. Oyun-Erdene, who announced 100 days ago from the rostrum of parliament that he would establish justice and e-government, reported to the public on its progress this week.
MCA Mongolia, Mobicom discuss possible collaboration and synergies
On May 10, 2021, within the frame of the Ulaanbaatar city Water Supply Project funded by the Mongolia Water Compact, MCA-Mongolia held a meeting with Mobicom Corporation to discuss possible collaboration and synergies between two organizations.
‘Green Channel’ to be effective for one month at Gashuunsukhait border point
The cabinet today, May 12, convened for a regular meeting and reviewed presentation on the working trip by Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene to Umnugobi aimag between May 6 and 7. After the presentation, corresponding government ministers and officials were charged to take the following actions:
UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances publishes findings on Mongolia
The United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances welcomed Mongolia’s recent legislative measures to criminalize enforced disappearance, protect witnesses and victims, and establish a torture prevention mechanism.
Six-percent mortgage loans to be available through 2024
The Bank of Mongolia has reported that there are a total of 100,867 borrowers of mortgage loans totaling around MNT 5.2 trillion as of March 2021.
Buddha Day - public holiday falls on May 26 this year
On June 5, 2020, Mongolia celebrated the Buddha Day (Buddha Purnima) as an official public holiday for the first time.
Wool incentives totaling MNT 31 billion granted to 88 thousand herders in 2020
The government of Mongolia annually provides herders with incentives to increase agricultural output and encourage supply of agricultural products.
Financial Regulatory Commission presents financial market review for 2021 first quarter
A virtual press conference by the Financial Regulatory Commission to present the Financial Market Review of the first quarter of 2021 was held on May 6.
Mongolian Tax Authority announces top taxpayers of 2020
Mongolia’s General Department of Taxation celebrates second week of every May as ‘Days of Taxpayers’.
Weekly review of Parliamentary activities for May 3-7
May 3, 2021. Members of the State Great Hural D.Unurbolor, J.Sukhbaatar, J.Chinburen, B.Bayarsaikhan and Ts.Tuvaan called a press conference announcing that the “Thank you to doctors and medical staff” campaign was launched in cooperation with the “Giving Day Movement” NGO.
Public celebration of Children’s Day canceled amid pandemic
Every year, June 1 – International Children’s Day is celebrated as an official public holiday in Mongolia to honor the children with various public celebratory activities and events, including the ‘Mongolian Children’ large-scale public event for children at the central square in Ulaanbaatar city.
MNT 216 billion available to give as bond vouchers for seniors who had no pension loan debts
In January 2020, the Parliament of Mongolia, State Great Khural, approved a law on one-time cancellation of pension-backed loan debts and other accompanying regulations.
Revised law now enables stay-at-home fathers to receive childcare allowance
The plenary session of the Mongolian parliament, State Great Khural, held on May 6, Thursday, conducted the final discussion on draft amendments to the Law on Allowances for Mothers and Single mothers/fathers with Many Children. 74.5 percent of the members of the parliament present at the session or 41 members out of total 76 voted in favor of the approval of the amendments.
People with disabilities are more prone to corruption, IAAC survey finds
Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) conducts an annual survey to determine the perceptions and attitudes of people with disabilities about corruption.
Temporary procedure for registration, control of closed bond-debts issued by non-bank financial institutions approved
At a regular meeting of the Financial Regulatory Commission (FRC) on 28 April, a total of 27 issues were discussed.
Commissioners, General Staff of Mongolian Armed Forces exchange views on human rights issues
Commissioners of the NHRCM held meeting with officials of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces and exchanged views on ensuring and protecting human rights in the armed forces.
This year marks 30th anniversary of Mongolian-Estonian diplomatic ties
On May 5, 2021, Mr. Kh.Gankhuyag, a member of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia and Head of the Mongolia-Estonia Parliamentary Group in the State Great Hural (Parliament), held an online meeting with Mr. Kaido Höövelson, a member of the 14th Riigikogu (Parliament) of the Republic of Estonia and Head of the Estonia-Mongolia Parliamentary Group in the Riigikogu (Parliament).
Construction launched on new vaccines central storage building
On May 5, UNICEF in partnership with the Government of Mongolia and the Ministry of Health started the construction work of the new vaccines central storage building at the National Center for Communicable Diseases funded by the World Bank.
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