Monthly minimum standard of living set in Ulaanbaatar city at MNT 230.000
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The National Statistical Office of Mongolia has approved ‘Minimum living standard for population’ for 2020. According to the Mongolia’s law on setting minimum standard of living, the National Statistical Office of Mongolia will establish the minimum living standard for population on the basis of minimum consumption.
Mongolia joins Addis Tax Initiative
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) has welcomed Mongolia as its newest member. In its press release, the ATI acknowledged Mongolia’s commitment to increasing domestic revenue mobilization (DRM) towards sustainable development.
Resolution on limitation of period to allow re-investigation of corruption cases
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Parliament, at its session of January 10, backed a bill on resolution to follow the amendments to the Criminal law.
Culture Minister: Three historical buildings to be renovated with MNT 6 billion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Public concerns have been raised since last year as several historical buildings located in Ulaanbaatar city might be demolished to make room for new buildings as it was revealed that the 2020 State Budget was adopted with from MNT 52 billion to MNT 94 billion budgeted for each building.
Mongolia joins International Solid Waste Association
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last year, International Solid Waste Association’s (ISWA) General Assembly recognized four new organizations representing ISWA in Liberia, Mongolia, Mexico and United Arab Emirates. All four officially joined as National Members of ISWA as of January 2020.
Mongolia-U.S.-Japan trilateral meeting held in Washington, D.C
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A trilateral meeting between Mongolia, the United States of America and Japan took place on January 10 in Washington, D.C, USA.
Parliament approves one-time forgiveness of pension-secured loan debts
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At today’s session, Parliament backed a bill on one-time cancellation of pension-backed loan debts, which President Kh.Battulga announced in his New Year’s Eve broadcast.
Issues on Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan road extension construction discussed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar and Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan met with Mr. Mookiah Thiruchelvam, Project Administration Unit Head of the Asian Development Bank’s Resident Mission in Mongolia.
Outcomes of EU-funded SWITCH-Asia project discussed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian Ministry of Environment and Tourism has co-implemented projects with European Union’s SWITCH-Asia Programme and its unit for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) with a view to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 12 - Responsible production and consumption in Mongolia.
Guide to event from January 10 to 17
January 11, Saturday: Mongolian Speaking Club for Foreigners hosted by Story Hub Mongolia
Central bank reports on outstanding pension loan balance
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Concerning the issue of one-time cancellation pension-backed loan debts proposed by the National Security Council of Mongolia, which is under discussion at a parliament level, Bank of Mongolia today presented the latest pension loan balance report.
Government to manage sovereign wealth fund
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today, January 9, Parliament backed draft resolution on measures following the new amendments to the Constitution of Mongolia.
Once-in-decade nationwide population and housing census kicks off
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. 2020 National population and housing census began today morning as census taking officers started gathering data in households throughout the country.
New members of General Election Commission approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On January 8, Parliament convened a regular session where some members of the General Election Commission of Mongolia (GEC) were discharged and new members were appointed.
Airfares for four routes by MIAT lowered
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As reported It has been recently reported that Mongolian national flag carrier MIAT Mongolian airlines lowered its fares by 15-37 percent.
Gandantegchinlen Buddhist Monastery monks pray for Australia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today, January 8, Gungaachoilin Datsan temple at the Gandantegchinlen Monastery, a Mongolian Buddhist monastery in Ulaanbaatar city, organized a public worship and prayer for Australia as massive bushfire raging across four states of Australia, affecting thousands of people and millions of animals.
Exploration licenses cover 3.8 percent of territory of Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Implementing Agency of Mongolian Government Mineral Resources and Petroleum Authority released the latest report on the activities of special license for mining as of November 2019.
Nationwide population and housing census to launch January 9
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. By law, Mongolia conducts a population and housing census once every 10 years for the complete count of the entire population of Mongolia, with the next one is beginning nationwide at 8 AM, January 9 to continue until January 15.
Internal migration to be halted temporarily from February 1
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. This year, Mongolia is set to hold the eighth Parliamentary elections. According to the Election law, the Parliament must announce the polling day at least 60 days in advance of the event.