A Day in the Life of a Camel Herder in the Snowstorm
Mongolia is the only country in the world that has preserved its nomadic lifestyle. There are many in the country who have been upholding their age-old livestock farming traditions in the harsh conditions of the countryside.
Ambassador to Sweden presents his credentials
On February 20, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Kingdom of Sweden T.Janabazar presented his letter of credence to King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf.
Badrakh Energy gave livestock to 79 families in Ulaanbadrakh soum and Zuunbayan bagh
Badrakh Energy LLC is a joint venture between the French Orano Group and a State owned Mon-Atom LLC, representing the Government of Mongolia.
Coal exports to resume from March 2
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 20, State Emergency Commission made a decision to resume the export shipments of coal and oil from March 2.
Mongolia seeks closer economic ties with U.S.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Next month, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar is planning to pay a visit to the USA. In connection with the visit, yesterday, on February 20, Parliamentary Standing Committee discussed and backed a bill on strengthening the Mongolia and the U.S partnership.
Inter-city traffic movement to be suspended during Tsagaan Sar
The State Emergency Commission held a meeting today.
Working group for establishment of gas pipeline set up with Russia
Minister of Energy Ts.Davaasuren reports that a working group has been set up with the Russian Federation to launch project work on establishment of gas pipeline through the territory of Mongolia and the working group has commenced its work to collect information and develop some documents.
Hay and salt licks provided for wild animals
Bayan Bumbatai cooperative designed for natural resource management of Darvi soum of Khovd aimag biannually prepares food for wild animals. It has recently taken the initiative to place hay and blocks of salt along ridges with the purpose of protecting the wildlife.
MIAT cancels flights to Bangkok and Tokyo
Due to Covid-19 outbreak in China, MIAT Mongolian Airlines yesterday announced its cancellation of flights to/from Bangkok and Tokyo until March 29.
The Hu makes theme song for Star Wars game
Mongolian hunnu rock band The HU has made a song in a fictional ‘alien’ language for the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order action-adventure game.
Period of heightened state of readiness extended until March 30
The Cabinet today decided to extend the period of heightened state of readiness that Mongolia is now experiencing in the prevention of Covid-19 infections, until March 30, 2020.
Mongolian circus artists conclude 5-year contract to tour Europe
Artists of ‘NOMADE’ concert that organized by ‘Angels’ modern circus came back to their home land on February 12, completing their 2-month performance on the stage of world-famous French circus ‘Cirque Phénix’ and tour concerts in nine cities of France as well as Geneva, Switzerland.
Mongolia launches campaign to help China fight coronavirus
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The government of Mongolia has decided to launch a campaign to provide assistance to China to help contain the outbreak of coronavirus and appointed Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat as a head of a working team responsible for the campaign.
Uvs aimag at risk of dzud disaster
With a purpose to assess wintering conditions, an operative team headed by Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin and First Deputy Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Brigadier General G.Ariunbuyan worked in Uvs aimag on February 16-17.
Turquoise Hill announces the submission of the Feasibility Study for the Tavan Tolgoi Power Plant Project
Turquoise Hill Resources on February 17 announced the submission of the Feasibility Study for the Tavan Tolgoi Power Plant (TTPP) Project to the Government of Mongolia by Oyu Tolgoi LLC.
Mineral industry to contribute to the fight against Covid-19 spread
Mineral industry workers informed Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry D.Sumiyabazar of their plans to launch a campaign against the coronavirus disease (covid-19) as part of the industry that play an important part in the socio-economic development of Mongolia.
Head of Ulaanbaatar Environmental Department awarded international prize
Head of the Environmental Department of the capital city E.Battulga has been awarded the International Environmental Prize ‘EcoWorld’.
Parliament Speaker assures enough supply of food essentials
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 17, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar visited pharmacies and food markets in Ulaanbaatar city to check on the sufficiency of face masks and sterilization products and prices of meat products.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar takes part in 2020 Munich Security Conference
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia took part in the annual international Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany
Foreign Minister holds bilateral meetings during Munich Security Conference
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the 2020 Munich Security Conference, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar took part in the plenary session and delivered addresses at its panel discussions on challenges of the Russia’s foreign policy, and strengthening of national defense and security, expressing the position of Mongolia.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar: Introduction of new political culture required for establishment of wealth fund