School bus service to be tested for 27 schools
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. It is recorded that around 1.2 million people make daily commutes on the roads in Ulaanbaatar city with a total population of around 1.6 million.
T.Munkhbat assumes duties as Honorary Consul of Ukraine
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 13, L.Munkhtushig, Director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia handed over the exequatur to Honorary Consul from Ukraine to Mongolia T.Munkhbat and wished him well in successfully discharging his duties.
Population of Mongolia to reach 4 million by 2030
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today, November 13, the Cabinet meeting heard a presentation by Minister of Labor and Social Protection S.Chinzorig on state policy for labor and social protection industry for 2020-2024 and projection of investment and development.
Decisions made at today’s Cabinet meeting in brief
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 13, the Cabinet held a regular meeting and resolved following issues.
Ambassador A.Battur presents credentials to Co-Prince of Andorra
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 8, Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Principality of Andorra A.Battur presented his diplomatic credentials to Co-Prince of Andorra and Bishop of Urgell Joan-Enric Vives i Sicília.
Foreign Minister meets Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 11, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D.Tsogtbaatar held a meeting with Anthony Welcher, Vice President of the Department of Compact Operations of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The meeting focused on the implementation of the USD 350 million Water Compact established in July 2018 between the Government of Mongolia and the MCC.
Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries attends Asia Pacific Think Tank Summit
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mr. Erdenetsogt Odbayar, Executive Director of the Ulaanbaatar-based International Think Tank for Land Locked Developing Countries participated in the panel session of the Asia-Pacific Think Tank Summit titled ‘New Faces and New Ideas: The Diversity and Innovation Connection’ as a panelist on November 11 in the UN Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand.
Choijin Lama Temple Museum is on the World Monuments Watch 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The World Monuments Fund included Choijin Lama Temple Museum in the 2020 World Monuments Watch, one among 25 iconic and monumental sites of great historical significance and contemporary social impact.
State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Ministry meets UNFPA Country Director for Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Secretary of State of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D.Davaasuren received United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in China and Country Director for Mongolia Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi and exchanged views on partnership.
Polish pianist Aleksandra Swigut to perform in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 101st anniversary of Polish Independence, a concert by Polish pianist Aleksandra Swigut will be staged at the Mongolian State Philharmonic in Ulaanbaatar on November 14. She will perform works of Polish composer Frédéric Chopin and famous Mongolian composers S.Gonchigsumlaa and B.Sharav.
Polar Star order conferred on US citizen
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga issued a decree on awarding Myrna Ann Adkins, citizen of the United States of America, with the state high decoration of Mongolia—the Order of the Polar Star—in recognition of her valuable contribution to the development of bilateral friendly relations and cooperation.
Exhibition dedicated to late poet B.Lkhagvasuren by his grandson opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Artist of the Union of Mongolian Artists and grandson of Mongolian late prominent poet of Mongolia Lkhagvasuren Bavuu, R.Sengum is staging his first exhibition ‘White Fog’ at the MN Art Gallery. More than 40 works showcasing natural landscapes are on display at his exhibition, which, he says, is dedicated to his loving grandfather.
Mongolia-initiated resolution on cooperatives approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 7, the Third Committee of (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly approved draft resolution titled ‘Cooperatives in social development’, initiated by Mongolia, without a vote.
70th anniversary of first train arriving in Mongolia marked
Yesterday, November 7 marked 70th anniversary of the first railway train arrived in Mongolia. Ulaanbaatar Railways Mongolian-Russian joint stock company was established with agreement signed on June 6, 1949 and on November 7, the train departed from the Naushki railway station and arrived in Ulaanbaatar city.
Mongolian circus artists to perform at Cirque Phénix in Paris
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A Mongolian artists composed of more than 40 circus artists and dancers, musicians and singer from Mongolian Grand Theater of National Art are going to take part in the circus show by world-famous French circus ‘Cirque Phénix’. The performance commemorating the 20th anniversary of the ‘Cirque Phénix’ will be staged from 23 November until February 11, 2020 in Paris France.
Deputy Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of Singapore
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg received Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to Mongolia Eric Teo upon his presentation of diplomatic credentials to President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga on November 7.
'International Distributors in Mongolia' trade fair approaching
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. From 8 to 11 November, the sixth ‘International Distributors in Mongolia – 2019’ trade fair will be jointly organized by Misheel Expo LLC, Progress, Harmony and Development Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (PHDCCI) and Siberian Association of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation with the support of General Agency for Specialized Inspection, National Standardization Metrology, General Taxation Authority, Customs General Administration.
Turquoise Hill announces completion of Oyu Tolgoi underground mine Shaft 2
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Turquoise Hill Resources, owner of 66 percent of the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia, released a news report announcing that Shaft 2 construction is complete and has entered into the final stages of commissioning.
Ambassador to Canada works in Canadian provinces
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 27-31, Ambassador of Mongolia to Canada Ya.Ariunbold worked in Canadian Provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He paid courtesy calls on Russell Mirasty, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan province and Mark Docherty, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and attended a provincial assembly meeting as an honorary guest.