Charter flight brings 264 Mongolian nationals home from Seoul
A charter flight en route Seoul-Ulaanbaatar, bringing 264 Mongolian nationals, landed yesterday at Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport in Ulaanbaatar.
Peacekeepers depart for South Sudan
Having paid tribute to the army flag, military officers of the Mongolian Armed Forces’ Tenth Moto Shooting Battalion, who will serve in peacekeeping operation in the Republic of South Sudan departed to the country on October 8.
Certificate presented to 50 students for engineering studies in Japan
On October 8, a total of 50 students were presented certificates for meeting the requirements to study in Japan through the Higher Engineering Education Development Project, with 34 students accepted for the Koosen program and 16 students accepted for bachelor’s degree programs.
126-km paved road commissioned, connecting Gobi-Altai to Bayankhongor aimag
A new 126.7 km-long auto road connecting Altai city of Gobi-Altai aimag with Bayankhongor city of Bayankhongor aimag has been commissioned with an opening ceremony held today, October 8. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh took part in the ceremony and delivered an address.
“Digital Nation” forum discusses challenges and solutions of digital transition
With an aim of discussing challenges and solutions of digital transition, “Digital Nation” Forum was organized on October 8 at Tuushin hotel.
Mongolia’s efforts on promoting gender equality receive deep appreciation from ADB
Mongolian Government, National Committee on Gender Equality (NCGE) today, October 8, launches “Respect has no gender” national campaign in response to the government’s action plan to bring greater attention to gender stereotypes that reinforce gender inequalities.
EU assistance for Mongolia increased to USD 11 million
On October 7, Cooperation team leader of EU Delegation to Mongolia Pierre-Yves Lucas informed that a decision has been made to increase the assistance being given to Mongolia to USD 11 million during the discussion held on supporting small and medium enterprises.
Speaker G.Zandanshatar attends the 23rd Eurasian Economic Summit virtually
On October 7, Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar attended the 23rd Eurasian Economic Summit virtually, which is taking place in Istanbul, Turkey and delivered remarks.
New species of dinosaur discovered in Mongolian Gobi
Two-fingered and toothless dinosaur have been discovered in Gobi Desert in Mongolia by University of Edinburgh-led researchers team, involving researchers from the University of Alberta, the University of Hokkaido, and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences.
Mongolia to issue visas to foreign nationals with urgent business
In aims of reducing the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the socio-economic situation and providing support for government organizations, NGOs, and entities, the decision has been made to issue short-term official and business visas for foreign nationals that have urgent business in Mongolia.
Grand Master B.Munguntuul becomes FIDE Trainer
Grand master B.Munguntuul participated in he FIDE Trainer Seminar organized by the Philippine Academy for Chess Excellence for the Asian Chess Federation last month and passed the exam for FIDE Trainer title.
17,161 candidates vying for local council elections nationwide
The polling day for the 2020 elections of the Citizens’ Representatives’ Khurals (local council) of aimags, capital city, soums and districts is scheduled on October 15, Thursday, and the election campaign is currently running nationwide through October 13, Tuesday.
Mongolia removed from EU grey list
Commending Mongolia for fulfilling all its commitments to the EU and ratifying the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU made a decision, during its meeting held on October 6, to officially remove Mongolia from the EU grey list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
Total COVID-19 cases in Mongolia at 315, no infection in community
At today’s press briefing on the COVID-19 update, Director of the Center for Communicable Diseases D.Nyamkhuu reported that one more coronavirus patient has been recovered and was transferred to the next stage of mandatory isolation.
‘Front’ Tsegmid awarded Order of Friendship of Russian Federation
Yesterday, October 6, a solemn ceremony took place at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Ulaanbaatar to award a 98-year old S.Tsegmid, popularly known as the ‘Front’ Tsegmid, with the State Award of the Russian Federation – Order of Friendship.
First mutual investment fund launches its operation
“The National Privatization Fund” launched its operation officially on October 5.
Japanese Foreign Minister to visit Mongolia
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Toshimitu Motegi will pay a visit to Mongolia between October 7-8 at the invitation of Mongolian Foreign Minister N.Enkhtaivan.
COVID-19 safety measures for local council elections approved
A temporary regulation for the prevention of COVID-19 spread during the forthcoming elections of the Citizens’ Representatives’ Khurals (council) of aimags, capital city, soums and districts has been approved by the government.
160 Mongolians arrive on charter flight from Nur-Sultan
The State Emergency Commission made the decision to conduct 11 charter flights this month to bring back about 2,700 citizens from abroad. According to the decision, a charter flight organized in route Nur-Sultan-Ulaanbaatar landed at Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport at 8.15 am on October 4.