New Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia takes office
H.E. Mr. Zafer Ateş, Ambassador-Designate of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia has arrived in Ulaanbaatar and took office as of 12 April 2021.
Weekly review of parliamentary plenary sessions for April 5-9
April 5, 2021. Members of the State Great Hural Ts.Munkhtsetseg and D.Tsogtbaatar called a press conference regarding the enactment of Law on Legal Status of Human Rights Defenders. The Law will come into force from July 1, 2021. During the press conference, MPs highlighted that Mongolia now becomes the first country in Asia to provide legal protection for human rights defenders.
Ambassador to Russia discusses bilateral relations with Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia
On April 9, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Russian Federation D.Davaa spoke on phone with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia I.V.Morgulov.
Legislative framework enables to establish Children’s Fund
At it plenary session held on April 8, State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia approved amendments to the law on government’s special purpose fund.
President gives address regarding Oyu Tolgoi issues to State Great Khural plenary session
On April 9, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga delivered an address at the plenary session of the State Great Khural.
President asks Prime Minister to cooperate in providing MNT 1 million support to each household
The government of Mongolia, on April 8, Thursday, made a decision to impose a nationwide strict lockdown between April 10 and 25 by moving into the Red Level of heightened state of emergency readiness in order to contain the rising spread of COVID-19 in the country and also to provide one-time cash grant of MNT 300,000 to each of Mongolia’s around 3.3 million populations.
Deputy Foreign Minister meets UAE Ambassador
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Munkhjin had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Mongolia Abdullah Abdulrahman Al-Tuneiji on April 8.
Lao Ambassador assumes office
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Munkhjin had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to Mongolia Phengsavan Keopaserth.
PM holds phone conversation with Chinese Premier of State Council
Prime Minister of Mongolia held telephone conversation yesterday with Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.
Production of prostheses, orthopedics and special needs equipment to be supported
In order to support the production of prostheses, orthopedics and special needs equipment for the elderly and the people with disabilities, a certain amount of money will be provided to “Erkhem Chanar” prosthetic factory of ‘Del Oyu Dul’ company with a term to repay.
“Mongolia becomes first Asian country to adopt law protecting human rights defenders”
At its plenary session dated April 1, Parliament of Mongolia, the State Great Khural, adopted a Law on Legal Status of Human Rights Defenders. The law will enter into force on July 1, 2021.
Presidents of Mongolia and Russia hold telephone conversation
On April 2, President of Mongolia Battulga Khaltmaa held a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to discuss timely issues of bilateral relations.
Parliament Speaker holds online meeting with Standing Committee Chair of China’s National Public Congress
On March 31, 2021, Chairman of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, Mr. G.Zandanshatar, held an online meeting with the Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Mr. Li Zhanshu.
Presidential decree issued on recall of Ambassador to U.S.
On the basis of the Section 1.5, Article 33 of the Constitution, Section 3, Article 14 of the Law on the President, and Section 1, Article 16 of the Law on Diplomatic Service, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga issued a decree on recalling Yo.Otgonbayar, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the United States of America.
Mongolia-Cuba relations discussed
Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba Raul Delgado Concepcion.
Prime Minister orders to make public transport reforms
On April 2, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with the operations of the companies engaged in public transportation services in Ulaanbaatar city and gave orders to corresponding officials regarding the pressing issues and COVID-19 safety precautions.
Minister for Foreign Affairs meets with FAO Representative
On April 1, H.E. Ms. B.Battsetseg, Minister for Foreign Affairs received Mr. Vinod Ahuja, Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Deputy Speaker meets Cuban Ambassador
Deputy Speaker S.Odontuya received Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Mongolia Raúl Delgado Concepcion on March 31.
Government opts not to impose strict lockdown, some restrictions in place instead
On March 31, the cabinet convened for a regular meeting and decided not to move the country into the Red Level or the all-out-readiness regime starting from April 3, Saturday, until April 18, Sunday despite the State Emergency Commission has suggested to impose strict lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade