CO measurement devices to be provided to health centers in UB
On October 16, the Cabinet resolved funding of MNT 330 million for purchasing and installing Carbon Monoxide Detection and Measurement Devices at the Newborn and Maternity Health Center, National Center for Public Health, health centers and clinics of districts. The funding will be drawn from the government’s reserve fund.
Postage stamp dedicated to diplomatic anniversary of Mongolia and China issued
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A postage stamp commemorating the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China was released on October 16 at the State House.
Arbitration procedures and practices in Mongolia discussed
Ulaanbaatar /МОНЦАМЭ/. On October 16, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) hosted a meeting under the theme “Court participation in arbitration and challenges” with participation of public and private sector representatives. The event also coincided with the 90th anniversary of the establishment of domestic arbitration in Mongolia and 60th anniversary of international arbitration in Mongolia.
Mongolia, China marking 70 year anniversary of diplomatic relations
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today marks 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China. Exchanging notes to establish diplomatic relations on 16 October, 1949, Mongolia become the eighth country that recognized and formally established diplomatic ties with the PRC after it was newly founded in 1949.
Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 14, 11th annual Ulaanbaatar International Film festival opened with an opening ceremony and screening of German drama ‘A Bigger World’ by Fabienne Berthaud at the Tengis cinema.
Public hearing on measures to combat air pollution set next month
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 14, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar held a meeting on air pollution reduction and refined coal consumption in the city, gathering some parliament members and government officials at the helm of reduction of air pollution, including Ministers of Environment and Energy and Ulaanbaatar city Mayor S.Amarsaikhan and so on.
ADB approves program to improve access to quality health services in UB, provinces
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved its first multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) in the health sector in Mongolia. The $158.34 million MFF will provide high-quality health care services in selected disadvantaged ger areas of Ulaanbaatar, provinces, and subdistricts to support the Government of Mongolia’s commitment to universal health coverage.
Mongolia welcomes 480 thousand foreign tourists this year
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In its monthly report for September 2019, National Statistical Office of Mongolia informed that 4.7 million passengers (double counting) have crossed the border of Mongolia in the first 9 months of 2019. The number was increased by 104.4 thousand or 2.3 percent compared to the same period of previous year.
Parliament discusses issues surrounding refined coal
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 11, issues regarding the refined fuel or supply, quality and control on them as well as consumption of refined fuel in Ulaanbaatar city went under discussion by the Parliament. Following is the brief summary of reports and presentation corresponding government officials delivered on these issues during the parliament debate last Friday.
150th birth anniversary of Bogd Khan commemorated
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 11 at the State House, an international academic conference ‘'Bogd Khan-150: History, culture and heritage' was organized commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of VIII Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutagt.
Mongolian delegation attends ESCAP Energy Committee meeting
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Mongolian delegation headed by H.E. Mr. Tugsbilguun Tumurkhuleg, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) attended the Second Session of the ESCAP Committee on Energy held in Bangkok, Thailand from 9 to 11 October 2019.
Photo exhibition showcasing Tibetan lives and culture opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Eight Mongolian journalists have recently traveled through the Tibet Autonomous Region of China for a week. Yesterday, they opened ‘Sixty Years of Tibet’ exhibition of photographs they have taken during their tour at the Mongolian National Art Gallery.
Mongolian and Kazakh PMs hold official talks
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh, who is on an official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, held official talks with his Kazakh counterpart Askar Mamin on October 10.
Seminar on transport issues in Northeast Asia transport corridors held in UB
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The First Seminar of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) –Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) with overall theme ‘Transport Issues in North-East Asia Transport Corridors: Challenges and Opportunities for North-East Asia’ was organized on October 10 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ulaanbaatar.
Additional US Government assistance to advance sustainable and inclusive growth in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 10, the U.S. government announced the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Finance of Mongolia signed a MNT 17 billion ($6.4 million) expansion of the bilateral agreement to implement new activities in support of good governance; the rule of law; reliable, efficient and affordable energy; and sustainable, private sector-led growth in Mongolia.
Exhibition displayed for 333rd anniversary of Soyombo script
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 333rd anniversary of the Soyombo script, Zanabazar Fine Art Gallery in Ulaanbaatar hosts an exhibition ‘Soyombo - 333’ from October 4 to 10. The exhibition was held under the initiative of the Dashchoilin Monastery.
Best fine art works of 2019 on display at National Art Gallery
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 7, Mongolian National Art Gallery launched an exhibition ‘Best Artworks of 2019’ with the purpose of awarding the best artworks of this year and enriching the state art treasury.
Speaker assigns to improve measures against money laundering and terror financing
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament G.Zandanshatar summoned a meeting with corresponding officials concerning the potential risk of Mongolia to come under Grey List of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization to combat Money laundering and Terror financing and gave order to them.
67.7 million livestock counted nationwide to winter
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A nationwide livestock census performed last August found that there were around 84.2 million livestock animals nationwide, including 541.5 thousand camels, 4.5 million horses, 5.4 million cattle, 39.6 million sheep and 34.5 million goats. The census concluded by gathering data from each local administrative unit showed that some 67.7 million livestock will spend the winter and 16.5 million livestock will be used for meat preparation.
Mongolian climber summits Mt Manaslu for the first time
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the morning of September 25, Mongolian climber B.Batbold reached the summit of the Manaslu Mountain in Nepal, becoming the first Mongolian person to climb the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters above sea level.