Ambassador of Japan pledges to increase Mongolian exports to Japan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On January 20, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D.Tsogtbaatar met with Japanese Ambassador to Mongolia Hiroyuki Kobayashi to congratulate him on presenting his diplomatic credentials and assuming office.
Finance Minister signs loan agreement with China’s Exim Bank Vice President
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On January 20, Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar met with Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of China Xie Ping in Beijing, China to exchange views on the projects being implemented in Mongolia by Chinese government soft loans.
Government calling for public inputs on ‘Vision – 2050’ long term development policy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. ‘Vision – 2050’ Mongolia’s long-term policy document was handed over to Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh on January 03, 2020. Involving government ministries, agencies, scholars and experts, the draft document was formulated by a sub-working group set up upon an order No. 52 by the Prime Minister and a resolution No. 65 by Head of the Cabinet Secretariat of 2019.
President Kh.Battulga departs for Davos, Switzerland
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga today left for Davos, Switzerland to take part in the World Economic Forum 2020. After attending the annual forum, the President of Mongolia will pay a visit to the Kingdom of Norway.
Workshop on actions to fight tuberculosis underway in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The first consultation workshop organized by the Global Fund Mongolia is taking place with engagement from multi-sectoral partners to discuss and frame main activities for the Global Fund (GF) Tuberculosis concept note for 2021-2023.
Oyu Tolgoi 2019 fourth quarter production and 2020 guidance released
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Turquoise Hill, who focuses on the Oyu Tolgoi mine development in Mongolia through its 66 percent of stakes, today announced fourth quarter 2019 production for Oyu Tolgoi as well as operational and financial guidance for 2020.
Water Agency to be established
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Parliament today adopted a bill on amendments to the Law on Water.
Penalties raised on livestock thefts
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On January 16, the Parliament of Mongolia backed a bill on amendments to the Criminal Code of Mongolia.
Up to 50 percent of ballots can be recounted in 2020 Parliamentary elections
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Yesterday, January 15, General Election Commission (GEC) delivered a report on preparation of the upcoming 2020 Parliamentary Elections.
Education reform movement aims to change existing system in eight years
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A non-government organization ‘Education reform’ was formed to launch the education reform movement in Mongolia.
Erdenet Thermal Power Plant produced 324 million kw/h electricity in 2019
Orkhon /MONTSAME/. Thermal Power Plant of Erdenet Mining Corporation started electricity electricity two years ago. In 2019, the plant fulfilled its electricity supply plan by 100.1 percent, providing a total of 324 million kw/h of electricity.
Photo album telling 36-year history of Ulaanbaatar city launched
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A photography album ‘Ulaanbaatar - 1983’ by Japanese photographer Sugiyama Teruzo launched today, January 15 at the Mongol-Japan Center in Ulaanbaatar city.
Government sets out to boost agricultural exports
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its meeting of today, Cabinet resolved to announce 2020 as a year to increase exports.
Prime Minister visits Bor-Undur fluorspar mine
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh is working in some aimags these days. During his working trip to Bor-Undur soum of Khentii aimag, PM U.Khurelsukh visited the mine site of Bor – Undur Mine and Ore Dressing Plant.
USD 262 million project of wastewater treatment center to be signed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On January 15, The Cabinet made following decisions.
Ambassador S.Sukhbold addresses UN Security Council debate
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. S.Sukhbold, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations took part the United Nations Security Council ministerial-level open debate on the topic of ‘Maintenance of international peace and security upholding the UN Charter’ held on January 9-10, expressing position of the Government of Mongolia.
Stricter control to be taken on special mining licenses
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Cabinet held a regular meeting today, January 15, Wednesday, and made a decision to establish an online repository for special mining licenses’ profiles within the first quarter of 2020, providing access to information on the mineral industry for government organizations.
World Bank East Asia Pacific Regional Vice President visits Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, Victoria Kwakwa, concluded a two-day official visit to Mongolia on January 14.
Shadow economy fluctuates at 9.2-15.7 percent of GDP
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The National Statistical Office of Mongolia released a report on research made on the informal economy of Mongolia between 2015 and 2018. The report shows that the share of shadow economy in the country’s GDP has been fluctuating at around 9.2 – 15.7 percent in the last decade.