Prime Minister holds meeting with students
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh hosted a free discussion and meeting under the theme ‘Your Education – Future of Mongolia’ with best leading students of Mongolia universities and higher education institutions.
Partnership of MIAT and Korean Air brought to new level
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. MIAT Mongolian Airlines and Korean Air, flag carriers of Mongolia and South Korea established a memorandum of understanding with the purpose of air transport development, flight network expansion and promotion of competitiveness within the framework of the air communications agreement between the Government of Mongolia and the Republic of Korea signed last January
Deputy Foreign Minister meets new Ambassador of Italy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B.Battsetseg held a meeting with new Ambassador of the Italian Republic to Mongolia Laura Botta.
Mongolia and Sweden marking 55-year anniversary of diplomatic ties
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B.Battsetseg has received Ambassador of Sweden to Mongolia Helena Sångeland.
116 thousand households in Ulaanbaatar to enjoy nighttime electricity tariff discount
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As an effort to reduce urban outdoor air pollution, discount for nighttime electricity tariff for Ger dwelling areas is applied from every November 1 to April 1.
Mongolian Economic Forum kicks off
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. ‘Mongolian Economic Forum-2019’ under the theme ‘National Interest’ opens today, October 30, at the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI). The annual forum aims to build consensus for defining sustainable economic development policies and addressing pressing challenges faced by key sectors of Mongolia, among policy makers, the business community, academia, and civil society.
High-altitude research balloons released for 380-year anniversary of capital city
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As part of celebratory events being held on the occasion of the 380th anniversary of the capital city, three high-altitude balloons were launched today, October 29, from the Sukhbaatar Square.
Foreign Minister meets UN High Representative for Land Locked Developing Countries
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 29, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D.Tsogtbaatar received Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).
'Ten Thousand Horses of Steppe' festival approaching
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. ‘Ten Thousand Horses of Steppe – 2019’ festival to promote the lifestyle of Mongolian herders and preserve intangible cultural heritage is to begin on November 1 in Batnorov soum of Khentii aimag to run for three days.
‘Golden Autumn-2019’ croquis exhibition on display
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. From October 25 to 31, second annual croquis exhibition ‘Golden Autumn-2019’ co-organized by the Mongolian National Art Gallery and Mongolian Fine Arts Association is on public view within the framework of the Free Space project by the government's Culture and Arts Department.
State Procurement Office to be established
On October 25, Parliament of Mongolia supports to establish state procurement office and approved a resolution on amendments to resolution appendix submitted by the government. The Procurement office was closed down in line with government’s resolution in July 2016 and this decision is considered as disruption of structure of independent specialized organization in charge of large nationwide and regional procurement activities.
Drone to be deployed for air quality measurement
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. South Korean company '3STECH' made a donation of their new technology of unmanned aerial vehicle or commonly known as drone and equipment to the Mongolian Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the National Agency of Meteorology and Environment Monitoring for study of air pollution and spread of air pollutants as well as environmental monitoring.
World Bank Doing Business 2020– Mongolia placed 81 out of 190 countries
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia is now ranked at 81 in Doing Business 2020 by World Bank Group, the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it.
'Mongolian Noble Fibre' certification mark - proof of sustainable cashmere introduced
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia, Asian Development Bank Mongolia (ADB) and Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association jointly organized a ‘Mongolian Noble Fiber’ international high-level forum On October 24.
Central bank and Financial regulatory commission blamed for fail in duties
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last week, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), intergovernmental organization on combating money laundering and tourist financing worldwide, identified Mongolia as a jurisdiction with Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF, or included Mongolia in so-called ‘Grey List’.
Mongolian engineers assemble rail lubrication train
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Engineers and technicians employees of the Mongolian-Russian joint venture Ulaanbaatar Railways together with Mongolian scientists and researchers have set up a new train equipped with rail lubrication system, which is essential for reducing rail wear, enhancing equipment life and ensuring traffic safety and normal operations.
Oyu Tolgoi announces Q3’19 Performance results
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In the third quarter of 2019, Oyu Tolgoi achieved an All Injury Frequency Rate (AIFR) of 0.18 per 200,000 hours worked.
Memorandum of Cooperation established with Global Green Growth Institute
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat held a meeting with Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Seoul, South Korea.
Mongolia-EEC working group meets for the third time
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 21, a third meeting of the joint working group of the Government of Mongolia and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC - supranational governing body of the Eurasian Economic Union) was held in Moscow, Russia.
Mongolia tackles development challenges posed by internal migration
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a four-year project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), to improve understanding and management of internal migration in Mongolia.