Nationwide meeting stresses the importance of family-tree
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Government Implementing Agency Family, Children and Youth Development Agency and 'Family and Mongolian Tribal and Descendant Traditions Union' NGO organized a national consultation ‘Family Tree – Core of Nation’ on November 20.
Education Minister visits rehearsal of Mongolian circus artists in France
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg is paying a working visit to France these days.
Record books of Mongolian students at France’s Lycée Michelet presented after 93 years
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 18, Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg visited the Lycée Michelet secondary school and Sorbonne University of France.
Foreign exchange reserves reaches USD 3.7 billion, eight months of imports
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 20, the Parliamentary standing committee on economic issues conducted the first discussion of a draft resolution on approval of the State Policy on monetary policy for 2020.
Bichigt border crossing point facilities to be renovated
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At the Cabinet’s irregular meeting held on November 19, L.Oyun-Erdene, Chief of Cabinet Secretariat delivered a report of the Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh’s working trip to Sukhbaatar and Dornod aimags on November 7 and 8.
Mongolia-initiated resolution on the situation of women, girls in rural areas approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 18, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly approved draft resolution titled ‘Improvement of the situation of women and girls in rural areas’ initiated by Mongolia, without a vote.
Government to provide support for building meat and food storage facilities
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. An irregular meeting of the Cabinet today discussed draft decree on ‘Instructing the government’ initiated by the President of Mongolia with a view to ensure safety of meat and food products and decided to convey some proposals to amend some of its articles.
Oil-importing companies to store at least 30 days of petroleum stocks
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. During the Cabinet meeting held today, November 19, some 22 oil-importing entities were given a task to set aside reserves of crude oil enough for 30-day consumption next year.
Mongolia and Vietnam celebrate 65-year diplomatic anniversary
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Commemorating the 65th anniversary between Mongolia and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, heads of state, Prime Ministers, Parliament Speakers and Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two countries exchanged congratulatory letters.
National Library to move into new building by summer 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A new building for the National Library of Mongolia is planned to be commissioned in June 2020.
University of Bath signs Memoranda of Understanding with three Mongolian institutions
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Following long-standing collaborations, University of Bath signs MoUs with UNICEF Mongolia, the National University of Mongolia and National Development Agency.
American Film Showcase 2019 approaching
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. By the initiative of the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar and in partnership with the Jigjidsuren 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.
The Hu to be awarded Order of Chinggis Khaan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today, Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia Z.Enkhbold announced that Mongolian rock band The Hu will become the next laureate of the supreme state prize - the Order of Chinggis Khaan. By the decree of the President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga, The Hu band will become the 12th recipient of the highest and the most prestigious award in Mongolia.
Second annual horse riding festival takes place in Sukhbaatar aimag
Sukhbaatar /MONTSAME/. The second ‘Agtana Khureet’ horse-riders’ and international photography festival took place in Dariganga soum of Sukhbaatar aimag.
Auto road connecting Uvs aimag with Ulaanbaatar city opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Ministry of Road and Transport Development reports that a construction of 135.7 km auto road along the Songino-Khyargas Lake in Uvs aimag was commissioned, connecting the aimag with the capital city.
Mongolian doctors and specialists to go under training in Japan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In cooperation with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Ministry of Health of Mongolia is implementing a program to train Mongolian doctors, medical teachers in Japan in November and December of 2019.
Mongolia Water Compact progress observed
A delegation from the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) led by Vice President of Compact Operations Anthony Welcher, visited Mongolia from November 10 to November 13, 2019 to observe the progress of the Mongolia Water Compact.
Constitution of Mongolia amended
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Discussion on amendments to the Constitution of Mongolia had been passed through the last three Parliaments of Mongolia. Yesterday, November 15, after gaining support of 63 members present and voting, the amendments were adopted unanimously at the Parliament session.
Prime Minister meets President of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 14, Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received delegates headed by Sir Suma Chakrabarti, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
AmCham organizes workshop on eco-transport in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia, in collaboration with the Mongolian Automobile Distributors' Association (MADA), organized a workshop on ‘Development of Eco-Transport in Mongolia’, involving key stakeholders from the Ministry of Road and Transport Development and Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Ulaanbaatar City municipality.