266 Mongolians evacuated from Japan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A chartered plane carrying 266 Mongolian nationals today landed at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport. There were 14 infants, more than 30 seniors and 3 pregnant women among the passengers. The plane also carried 1,284 kg of freight, reported the Ministry of Road and Transport Development.
The Art of Today
MONTSAME interviewed young artist D.Odonchimeg who is currently residing and creating her arts in France and promoting the name ‘Mongolia’ to all over the world by participating in many major art exhibitions abroad.
Ministry of Finance to cooperate with UNDP
Today, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Finance of Mongolia to establish a partnership and collaboration on implementation of the medium-term Public Finance Management Reform in Mongolia, including budgeting for SDGs or program-based budgeting process, to accelerate the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in Mongolia.
Silver bowl with intricate lacquer illustration being kept at Sukhbaatar aimag museum
Great Craftsman of the State M.Baldan-Osor was a craftsman skilled in not only working with gold and silver, but also had many other types of skills in the area, such as inscribing patterns on copper and brass, silvering and lacquering intricately crafted porcelain, plating with gold and silver as well as polishing.
The World Bank approves $26.9 million for Mongolia’s COVID-19 emergency response
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On April 2, The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved $26.9 million for the Mongolia COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Project to meet emergency needs in the face of the pandemic and to better prepare for future health crises.
261 Mongolians arrive from the Republic of Korea
255 adults and 6 infants returned to their homeland yesterday evening on chartered flight en route Seoul-Ulaanbaatar.
Groundbreaking ceremony held for Chinggis Khaan Museum
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A groundbreaking ceremony of the Chinggis Khaan Museum was held today, April 1, officially launching the construction work of the museum.
Medical equipment provided for central hospitals of 21 aimags
Today, April 2, medical devices purchased with funding from the government reserve fund, World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank were handed to the authorities of health care facilities of 21 aimags.
Finance Minister shed light on economic relief measures
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On April 1, Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar hosted a press conference to make a detailed clarification on the government economic measures to mitigate the economic downturn and protect those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mongolia-U.S. sign formal child protection compact partnership
U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Michael Klecheski and Senior Mongolian Officials, including Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Ts.Nyamdorj, Minister of Labor and Social Protection S.Chinzorig, and Prosecutor General B.Jargalsaikhan, today signed a historic partnership to combat child sex trafficking and forced child labor in Mongolia.
Coronavirus to be diagnosed in six hospitals
As of today, April 2, no new cases of COVID-19 infection recorded in the country.
Warmer temperatures expected in most parts of the country
The weather is expected to be stable, with warmer daytime temperatures in recent days.
First handbook on sustainable production for Mongolian wool and cashmere industry published
In the scope of STeP EcoLab Mongolia project funded by the European Union, a handbook of environmentally friendly, sustainable production for the Mongolian wool and cashmere industry has been published and is ready to be delivered to the hands of managements, engineers and technical workers of the sector.
Two more imported Covid-19 cases detected in Mongolia
At today’s briefing of the Ministry of Health, General Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases D.Nyamkhuu reported that two more imported cases of Covid-19 have been detected in the country.
Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi exports 22.6 thousand tons of coal since export resumption
‘Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi’ (ETT) JSC has exported 22.6 thousand tons of coal through Gashuunsukhait border checkpoint since the resumption of coal export, reported at the company’s regular press briefing.
Coal export through Khangi border port resumed
Coal export through Khangi border checkpoint resumed from today, March 31.
Government’s health-related spending reaches MNT 37.6 billion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Since the government of Mongolia started taking actions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the country on January 30, the total spending for the health industry reached MNT 37.6 billion, introduced during the press conference of March 27, Friday, where the Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh announced coronavirus economic rescue measures.
Ministry of Health gives latest update on coronavirus situation in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At today’s daily briefing to update the coronavirus outbreak situations, it was reported that 2310 are staying in isolation units nationwide as a precaution at this moment, including 43 pregnant women, 56 children aged under 5 and 7 people with injuries.
43 Mongolian military officers returned from Qatar
43 Mongolian military officers who were being involved in training in Qatar within the framework of cooperation between the Ministries of Defense of Mongolia and Qatar, have come to their home country on charter plane of the Armed Forces of Qatar as the coronavirus pandemic situation in Qatar has become difficult.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar: Introduction of new political culture required for establishment of wealth fund