The Pilot Project on construction demolition waste management closing event held
On 30th October 2020, the Closing Ceremony of the “Improving Resource-Efficiency and Cleaner Production in the Mongolian Construction Sector through Materials Recovery” project, which was implemented between 2016 and 2020 with the financial support of the European Union (SWITCH-Asia program) and Czech Development Agency, was held today.
Two border checkpoints to be closed to freight services for 21 days
On October 30, the cabinet convened an irregular meeting and made a decision to close border crossing checkpoints with the Russian Federation – Borshoo in Uvs aimag and Tsagaanuur in Bayan-Ulgii aimag for 21 days, starting from November 2, Monday.
International Travel Mart-2020 tourism fair opens in Ulaanbaatar
‘International Travel Mart (ITM) – 2020’ trade fair is taking place in Misheel Expo in Ulaanbaatar between October 30 and 31, and today, Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh visited the event.
8 start-up businesses of young herders established during COVID-19
In the present time of global battle with the COVID-19, small-sized businesses around the world are being largely affected and shut down. Not only movements of citizens and communities, but also imports and exports of goods and products between countries in the world have been experiencing the unprecedentedly big changes and restrictions which plunge the global economy into a crisis.
European Union supporting Mongolia in mitigating COVID-19 impact
On October 30, today, the European Union together with the Minister of Health and the World Health Organization launched a joint ‘Mongolia COVID-19 Crisis Response’ project.
Mongolia’s effort for fulfillment of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction praised
A global virtual forum themed “Promoting Local Leadership for Disaster Resilience” was organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) on October 28. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh has been invited to the forum as a keynote speaker.
New wastewater treatment plant put into operation in Bulgan aimag
The wastewater treatment plant newly built in Bulgan aimag has been put into operation. The plant, financed with MNT 8.6 billion from the Asian Development has a daily capacity of 3,000 cubic meters.
World renowned cashmere brands discuss sustainability with Mongolian herders
The Mongolian Sustainable Cashmere Platform at the United Nations Development Programme Mongolia has conducted series of innovative virtual meetings straight from the steppes, between Mongolian herders and sustainability representatives from global level luxury cashmere brands on October 19-23.
Children’s art exhibition opens on diplomatic anniversary
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Korea.
Chairman of City Council extends greetings
Today, October 29, marks the 381st anniversary of the foundation of the capital city of Mongolia. On the occasion of the anniversary, the Chairman of the Citizens’ Representatives Khural of the Capital City (City Council) J. Batbayasgalan extended greetings to Ulaanbaatar citizens.
The period of heightened state of readiness extended
At its regular meeting, October 28, the Cabinet backed a proposal of the State Emergency Commission to extend the period of heightened state of readiness until the end of this year, with the purpose to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate the risks.
Government studying possible financial support for airline industry amid COVID-19
At the cabinet meeting held on October 28, today, Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar delivered a presentation on the financial difficulties encountered in the air transportation industry.
Mongolian ballerina stars in Anyuta with Vladimir Vasiliev
The Russian Open Ballet Competition ‘Arabesque 2020’ named after renowned Russian ballerina Ekaterina Maximova kicked off on October 24 in Perm, Russia.
Prime Minister visits University of Internal Affairs
On October 27, Prime Minister of Mongolia worked at the Law Enforcement University, also known as the University of Internal Affairs under the Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs to become acquainted with the operations and activities of the university.
Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain worshipped
A worship ceremony for the Great Burkhan Khaldun – the mountain of national glory was organized on October 26, Monday.
Products worth EUR 50,000 carried to Frankfurt by charter flight
The European Union (EU) Trade Day is running its second day under the theme “Increasing export capacity of Mongolia to the European market.”
Tackling air pollution in Ulaanbaatar with smart energy efficient solutions
Air pollution in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital city, is facing a public health crisis. However, the Switch Off Air Pollution project aims to improve the situation by reducing coal consumption in the city’s ger district, as the use of coal for heating homes in these areas is the main source of the city’s air pollution.
10 charter flights to be organized in November
During yesterday’s meeting of the State Emergency Commission, Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig reported that the preliminary decision was made to arrange 10 charter flights in November.
SEC suggests to extend COVID-19 border restrictions to December 31
The State Emergency Commission today, October 26, convened to decide on whether to extend the heightened state of readiness amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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