The HU members and managers receive the Order of Chinggis Khaan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the day of National Pride, Mongolian rock band The Hu was awarded the Order of Chinggis Khaan by the decree of the President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga. Founder and producer of band B.Dashdondog received the Order of Chinggis Khaan from the Mongolian President on November 26.
American Film Showcase featuring award-winning films to begin this week
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. By the initiative of the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar and in partnership with Mongolian Film Institute (MFI), ‘American Film Showcase 2019’ will be launched under the theme of “Youth Empowerment” in honor of the United States – Mongolia Year of Youth 2019.
Emergency Management Agency working to open Asgat silver deposit
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In the past two months, officers of the Bayan-Ulgii aimag regional emergency management service and mining rescue unit of the National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia (NEMA) have been working at the Asgat silver deposit in the northwestern part of Mongolia with the purpose of opening the deposit for further development and preparation of 20-ton technological sampling to send to international laboratories.
Nationwide livestock census begins
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Annual nationwide livestock census of this year is ongoing. The nationwide livestock census of 2018 found that there are around 66.5 million livestock animals nationwide, showing an increase of 241.2 thousand heads of livestock compared to the previous year.
Drivers protest five-time rise in road tax
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last week, a decision has been made at the Ulaanbaatar city’s Citizens’ Representative Khural to increase annual road tax in Ulaanbaatar city by five times, imposing owners of vehicles to pay road tax from MNT 100 thousand to MNT 350 thousand each year depending on the type of vehicle motors, size and impact on the environment starting January 1, 2020.
Meat exports to China to grow
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. An examination team on veterinary and quarantine of China is working in Mongolia this week to get familiarize with factories of heat processing meat for exports and hold talks with the Mongolian side on meat export growth.
ADB investment program to improve health service in Mongolia approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 6, Parliament of Mongolia adopted a bill on ratification of financing general agreement of ‘Improving Access to Health Services for Disadvantaged Groups Investment Program’ to be implemented by the Government of Mongolia and the Asian Development Bank.
Guide to events from December 6 to 12
Every day until December 20 /except Sundays and Mondays/: Archeological exhibition ‘Saridag Monastery’ at the National Museum of Mongolia
Central Stadium to be fully privatized next year
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its meeting of December 2, Citizens’ Representative Khural of Ulaanbaatar city approved a list of legal entities and properties to be privatized in 2020. A total of six places were announced to sold to private ownership under open auction, which include
Road tax increased five times starting 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 2, Citizen’s Representative Khural of Ulaanbaatar city convened and made a decision to increase the annual road tax in Ulaanbaatar city by five times.
800th anniversary of Karakorum city to be marked next year
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 4, Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO reported that Mongolia and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will jointly celebrate the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the ancient Mongolian city of Karakorum.
2019 results and 2020 directions for UNFPA programme in Mongolia reviewed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A meeting on a report on the sixth country programme implementation by the Government of Mongolia and UNFPA on 2019 results and 2020 directions was held on December 4 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Green Affordable Housing Project to build 10 thousand housing units in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 3, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and ‘Changemaker’ economic journalists club co-organized a workshop under the theme ‘Air pollution and Housing Provision’.
Documents on cooperation between Mongolia and Russia signed
Moscow /MONTSAME/ During his official visit to Russia, Mongolian Prime Minster U.Khurelsukh held official talks with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev on December 3.
Prime Minister of Mongolia begins officials visit to Russia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh arrived in Moscow today, December 3 to pay an official visit to the Russian Federation at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev. He was welcomed by Russian officials headed by Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Igor Morgulov and Mongolian Ambassador to Russia D.Davaa at the Vnukovo International Airport.
Karakorum Ice Festival – annual ice climbing championship approaching
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 7 and 8, Karakorum Ice Festival and Climbing Championship will be organized in the Ulaan Tsutgalan Waterfall in Orkhon aimag.
Invest in Mongolia forum to be held in Tokyo
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 18-22, ‘Invest in Mongolia 2019’ Mongolia-Japan business forum to be hosted in Tokyo, Japan.
Zarig.mn website awarded Transparency Award for fighting corruption
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Transparency Award 2019 by the Transparency International Mongolia was given to Mongolian video news website zarig.mn.
New Chair of Constitutional Court appointed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. December 2, an all-member meeting of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia was held, discussing the nomination and appointment of the new chair of the Constitutional Court.
Photo exhibition on climate change held in Arkhangai aimag
Arkhangai /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of a project implemented by ‘Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity’ international NGO in Arkhangai aimag, a photo exhibition under the theme ‘Save the Planet’ was organized. The two-day exhibition displayed 40 photos showing the impacts of climate change in Mongolia.