Josep Borrell: "It’s time to translate Europe’s and Asia’s power into a real partnership"
Message from the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell: "It’s time to translate Europe’s and Asia’s power into a real partnership"
Number of students to study in Hungary to increase
State Secretary of Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports B.Bayarsaikhan met with State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Paksi Tomasic and Chairman of Hungarian Scholarship Committee Gabor Dobos.
Mongolian heads of mission convene
A meeting of the heads of Mongolian diplomatic missions abroad is taking place on December 12-19.
US Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing works in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last week, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the United States Department of the Treasury Marshall Billingslea visited Mongolia.
President’s Envoy addresses International Forum for Northern Economic Cooperation
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 4-5, the Presidential Committee on Northern Economic Cooperation of the Republic of Korea hosted ‘International Forum for Northern Economic Cooperation’ in Seoul, bringing together government delegates, scholars, representatives from international financial organizations, Asian Development Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
U.S. Government launches new project to support Mongolia’s small and medium enterprises
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the launch of a five-year, MNT 40.7 billion ($15 million) project that will enable Mongolia’s small and medium enterprises to contribute more actively to the country’s economy.
President’s veto on social insurance premium accepted by Parliament
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 12, Parliament held a discussion on vetoes put by the President of Mongolia on State Budget Law for 2020 and its accompanying law to accept the president’s partial veto on social insurance premium.
Parliamentary delegation attending 19th General Assembly of APPCED
Mongolian parliamentary delegation headed by deputy speaker Ya. Sanjmyatav is attending the 19th General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED), taking place in Seoul, the Republic of Korea on December 9-12.
Foreign Minister meets Deputy Marshal of Polish Sejm
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Małgorzata Gosiewska and exchanged views on bilateral relations and cooperation.
Rio Tinto notes Mongolian Parliament Resolution on Oyu Tolgoi
Rio Tinto notes the unanimous approval by the Mongolian Parliament of a Resolution that instructs the government to look for ways to improve the implementation of the Investment Agreement of 2009, the Amended & Restated Shareholder Agreement of 2011 and to improve the Underground Mine Development & Financing Plan of 2015.
Law on Broadcasting adopted
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 12, Parliament approved a bill on Broadcasting, aimed at making clear of media law and legal environment, improving quality of contents and promoting media independence.
Małgorzata Gosiewska: It is possible to establish a Mongolian-Polish joint copper plant
Speaker G.Zandanshatar received Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Małgorzata Gosiewska on December 10.
Ambassador G.Ganbold meets honorary consuls
The Embassy of Mongolia to New Delhi, India held its fourth meeting with Honorary Consuls of Mongolia in India’s Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai cities and Nepal and Bangladesh on December 4-6 in Goa, India.
Deputy Governor in charge receives Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of Poland
The First Deputy Governor in charge of Development Policy of the Ulaanbaatar J.Batbayasgalan today received Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Małgorzata Gosiewska.
ACMS Mongolia Field School to be organized in summer 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) in Ulaanbaatar is hosting an annual Mongolia Field School that is open to undergraduate and graduate students, professionals, faculty and life-long learners interested in exploring aspects of Mongolia’s unique culture and geography and wishing to learn field research techniques, conduct self-selected research projects and travel within Mongolia to urban and countryside areas, and gain a unique insight into the landscapes and people of Mongolia
Agriculture Minister meets Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister
Ch.Ulaan, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry and Head of Mongolian side to the Mongolia-Vietnam intergovernmental committee, met with Mr.Trinh Dinh Dung, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam in Hanoi, Vietnam on December 6.
Drivers protest five-time rise in road tax
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last week, a decision has been made at the Ulaanbaatar city’s Citizens’ Representative Khural to increase annual road tax in Ulaanbaatar city by five times, imposing owners of vehicles to pay road tax from MNT 100 thousand to MNT 350 thousand each year depending on the type of vehicle motors, size and impact on the environment starting January 1, 2020.
Foreign Minister meets Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs of Portugal
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. During the 26th meeting of the Ministerial Council of the OSCE which took place in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, the Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portuguese Republic Teresa Rebeiro.
Meeting held with OSCE Secretary General
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with OSCE Secretary General Mr.Thomas Greminger during the 26th meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Organization of Security and Cooperation of Europe (OSCE) which took place in Bratislava, Slovak Republic on December 5-6.
Foreign Minister meets with his Kyrgyzstan counterpart
During the 26th meeting of the Ministerial Council of the OSCE which took place in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, the Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyz Republic Chingiz Aidarbekov and discussed the bilateral ties and cooperation.