330 kV Ulaanbaatar-Mandalgobi transmission line commissioned
The 330 kV power transmission line stretching for 250 km between Ulaanbaatar and Mandalgobi soum of Dundgobi aimag and two electric substations which have been built with a soft loan of USD 113.04 million from the Exim Bank of China and an investment of USD 5.95 million from the Government of Mongolia were commissioned and handed over on October 18.
Defense Minister of Mongolia visiting China
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Defense N.Enkhbold is paying a working visit to the People’s Republic of China upon the invitation of Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and held official talks with the Chinese minister.
Subcenters, solution for urban development of Ulaanbaatar, advancing
The Ulaanbaatar Urban Services and Ger Areas Development Investment Program (GADIP) is currently being implemented in the capital city with the financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar, with a purpose to ensure implementation of the main policy document ‘Amendment to the Ulaanbaatar City Urban Development Master Plan 2020’ and ‘Development Directions 2030’.
B.Uyanga: DBM not only provides loans, but also supports development projects it financed
We interviewed B.Uyanga, Director of Credit Financing Department of the Development Bank of Mongolia.
Over 100 entities participating in ‘Mongol Export Expo 2019’
‘Mongol Export Expo-2019’, a fair of leather and cashmere products was opened on October 17 at Misheel expo center.
MUST offering joint programs with Japanese universities
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. An extension agreement of Joint Bachelor program being carried out by the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Japanese Universities was signed by Ph.D. B.Ochirbat, President of MUST and Yukawa Takashi, Vice President of Nagaoka University of Technology.
‘Mongolian Geology – 80’ int’l academic conference taking place
The 80th anniversary of the establishment of geological authority in Mongolia is being marked between October 16 and 21.
MUST actively developing partnerships with well-known global universities
An international forum, ‘Role and Significance of Higher Education and Advanced Technology in Sustainable Development’, kicked off on October 15 in Ulaanbaatar. Over 60 executive staff members of colleges and universities of Austria, Germany, Russia, China, South Korea, Turkey, Canada, and Japan are participating in the two-day forum. The aims of the forum being organized on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) are to share experience in training and research, and develop a reference paper and suggestions for promoting globalized knowledge, which is planned to be later included into the policy and operations of the university.
France to provide emergency rescue helicopters and vehicles
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia (NEMA) has been working to implement a project aimed at supporting the field of emergency management in cooperation with the Directorate of Civil Defense and Security of France. A financial agreement of the project was signed on October 16 at the State House in Ulaanbaatar, by Mongolia’s Finance Minister Ch.Khurelbaatar and Ambassador of France to Mongolia Philippe Merlin.
ADB, IFC, and Ulaanbaatar City partner to apply green building standards
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar City recently signed a memorandum of understanding to support the implementation of the Excellence for Design and Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) green building standards and certification system for 10,000 new affordable homes to be built under the Ulaanbaatar Green Affordable Housing and Resilient Urban Renewal Sector Project.
Ten Thousand Horses of Steppe festival to take place in November
Aimed at promoting the lifestyle of Mongolian herders and preserving intangible cultural heritage, Ten Thousand Horses of Steppe festival will take place on November 1-3 in Khentii aimag.
EBRD supports gold mining in Mongolia
EBRD support for a mining investment in southwestern Mongolia will create jobs and ensure the highest possible environmental standards at the Khundii Gold project in the Bayankhongor region of the country.
Citizens to pay fee of 38 types of services and references using ebarimt system
In aims of delivering state services operative, the Ministry of Finance is introducing state electronic payment system in partnership with Information Technology Center of Customs, Taxation and Finance.
Postage stamp dedicated to diplomatic anniversary of Mongolia and China issued
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A postage stamp commemorating the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China was released on October 16 at the State House.
Arbitration procedures and practices in Mongolia discussed
Ulaanbaatar /МОНЦАМЭ/. On October 16, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) hosted a meeting under the theme “Court participation in arbitration and challenges” with participation of public and private sector representatives. The event also coincided with the 90th anniversary of the establishment of domestic arbitration in Mongolia and 60th anniversary of international arbitration in Mongolia.
Malnutrition- A crisis in the making?
Food insecurity in Mongolia is higher in the capital city compared to smaller towns and rural areas. This indicates a changing face of hunger and malnutrition in Mongolia as people migrate to capital city in search of productive employment and better income opportunities but instead get caught into the web of seasonal informal employment, higher reliance on markets for meeting food needs and vulnerability to market shocks.
Mongolia, China marking 70 year anniversary of diplomatic relations
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today marks 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China. Exchanging notes to establish diplomatic relations on 16 October, 1949, Mongolia become the eighth country that recognized and formally established diplomatic ties with the PRC after it was newly founded in 1949.
The President of FIFA to arrive Mongolia tomorrow
The President of FIFA Gianni Infantino will arrive to Mongolia tomorrow, October 16, 2019 which will be highlighted as a historic day in Mongolian football history.
Governor S.Amarsaikhan: 50-60 percent of ambulances will be renewed
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan presented three fully-equipped ambulances to the Emergency Medical Service Center of the Capital City, which receives an average of 1100-1600 calls each day.