30,000 face masks donated to Mongolia
The China-based Global Energy Interconnection Development Organization has donated 30,000 face masks to Mongolia. The donation of face masks have been handed over by Representative of the President of Mongolia in charge of Regional Electricity and Gas Pipeline Cooperation B.Byambasaikhan to the Office of the President.
Chief of NEMA receives Australian Ambassador
Chief of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Brigadier General G.Ariunbuyan has met with the delegation led by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Australia to Mongolia Dave Vosen.
Registered unemployed decreased by 0.9 percent from June
In July 2020, Labour agencies in aimags and the Capital city registered 5.2 thousand new unemployed, 1.3 thousand persons from the unemployment register hired on a new job, and 5.4 thousand persons removed from the unemployment register due to inactive job seeking. In Ulaanbaatar, 1.6 thousand persons newly registered in Labour agencies of municipal and the district offices, and 433 persons from the unemployment register were hired in July 2020.
Government debt rose by 1.7 times between 2015-2019
In 2015, total government debt was MNT 14.4 trillion and it increased by 54.5 percent in 2016 to MNT 22.3 trillion, reaching MNT 23.9 trillion in 2019. It means the total government debt increased by 1.7 times between 2015-2019.
Associate school on neuroscience kicks off
The 3rd International Brain Research Organization – Asia/Pacific Regional Committee (IBRO-APRC) Ulaanbaatar Associate School on Basic Techniques in Neurosciences kicked off yesterday at Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Tapan Mishra: It is important for Mongolia to diversify its economy
Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar received yesterday UN Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra.
Deputy Foreign Minister meets British Ambassador
On August 10, Mr. Munkhjin Batsumber, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, received Mr. Philip Malone, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia, and exchanged views on bilateral relations as well as international and regional cooperation.
Medical equipment worth MNT 511 million donated to Mongolia
Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ya.Sodbaatar has received a Head of a working group of Nuclear Energy Commission G.Manlaijav.
Mongolia, UNDP to cooperate to develop sustainable tourism
On August 7, Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel received UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Nashida Satarr.
“Foreign currency reserves enough to cover Mongolia’s imports for 9 months”
Director of the Reserve Management and Financial Markets Department of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) A.Enkhjin gave an interview to MONTSAME News Agency about the Central Bank’s policy during the pandemic as well as the economic outlook.
Educational cooperation discussed with Turkey
Minister of Education and Science L.Tsedevsuren met today with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia Ahmet Yazal.
State Secretary of Foreign Ministry meets Chinese Ambassador
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs N.Ankhbayar met today with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui.
COVID-19 recoveries increase to 260, no new cases reported
During the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health which held today, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa reported that all test results of 441 people came out negative after tests carried out at three laboratories yesterday, August 5.
BoM purchases 2.2 tons of precious metal in July
In July 2020, the precious metal purchase of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) was 2.2 tons, raising the BoM’s total precious metal purchase of 2020 to 13 tons, of which 11.3 tons were gold and 1.7 tons were silver. It means the amount of precious metal purchase increased by 5.5 tons compared with the same period of previous year.
Information of standard resorts and camps compiled
One of the activities that Zavkhan aimag carrying out to develop responsible tourism is to register and promote resorts and camps that meet the quality standards.
Mongolia-China Strategic Dialogue held virtually
The 5th Strategic Dialogue between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the People's Republic of China was successfully held virtually today, August 5. The virtual meeting was chaired by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B.Munkhjin and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Luo Zhaohui.
Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet
It is a matter of concern that the breastfeeding rate in Mongolia is declining year by year. In Mongolia, the early initiation of breastfeeding is 70 percent, while only 50 percent of all children are exclusively breastfed for the first six months. Furthermore, only 46 percent of children aged up to 2 are being breastfed.
Mongol Ecology Center’s tradition of handing over motorcycles to rangers
The Mongol Ecology Center is one of the NGOs that provides environmental and ecological education to secondary school students. In addition, the center is implementing a Rally for Rangers project to provide technical assistance and support to not only Mongolian rangers, but they also give motorcycles away to rangers in Argentina, Nepal and Bhutan. MONTSAME News Agency interviewed the Executive Director of the Mongol Ecology Center Yo.Badral.
Currency swap agreement extended for three years
The bilateral currency swap agreement between the Bank of Mongolia and the People's Bank of China has been successfully renewed on July 31 for another 3 years until 2023.
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Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults