UB Mayor to visit Hanoi city
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 23, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Mongolia Doan Thi Huong. At the beginning of the meeting, Mayor S.Amarsaikhan expressed his gratitude for the development of bilateral ties and cooperation between Mongolia and Vietnam on the occasion of 65th anniversary of the diplomatic relations.
President receives Korean immigration service commissioner
On August 22, President Kh.Battulga received Cha Gyu-geun, Commissioner of Korea Immigration Service of the Ministry of Justice, the Republic of Korea, who is visiting Mongolia these days.
Foreign Minister receives Honorary Consul Eduard Ruban
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received Honorary Consul of Mongolia to Ukraine Eduard Ruban.
Semi-Centennial Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations
This year we happen to witness a momentous landmark in our bilateral relations with Turkey as it marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Although our relations marks 50 years, the two countries share a number of common features in language, culture, and traditions and have deep historical ties. Our people has been enjoying the brotherly relations through centuries.
State special protected area to be expanded with 1.3 mln hectares
At its regular meeting on August 21, the Cabinet backed a draft parliamentary resolution on taking some areas with untamed nature, natural unique formations, and with historical, cultural, scientific and ecological significance into the state special protection and altering the frontier lines, and decided to submit it to the Parliament.
High-level officials from Mongolia address Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 20-21, Mongolia is hosting the Boao Forum for Asia in Ulaanbaatar for the first time. The participants of the conference agreed that cooperation of culture and education plays a significant role in the regional development. Discussing the wide ranges of issues concerning the economic growth of the Asian countries, the conference also touched upon investment environment and economic prospects of Mongolia and corresponding government ministries of Mongolia delivered presentations at the parallel sessions.
Turning problems of Ulaanbaatar city into business opportunities
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 20, to the guests of the Boao forum Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city S.Amarsaikhan introduced about projects open for execution in cooperation with the UB, the city developing as an economic, social, business and financial hub of Mongolia. Emphasizing that 46 percent of the total population of Mongolia is residing in Ulaanbaatar city, which accounts for 64.7 percent of the country’s GDP.
BFA delegates received
On August 20, Chief of Staff to the President of Mongolia Z. Enkhbold received delegates headed by Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, who are attending the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference here.
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh meets BFA Chairman Ban Ki-moon
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh received delegates led by Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations on August 20.
Two-day Boao Forum for Asia conference underway in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia is one of the initiators of the Boao Forum for Asia, an important platform for the discussion of development and economic issues of Asia. The conference, hosted by Mongolia, is continuing at the Shangri-La Hotel in Ulaanbaatar. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh delivered opening remarks.
Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar kicks off
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Side events of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) began today on August 19. A mini Naadam festival was organized for the participants and guests of the conference at the Chinggisiin Khuree tourism camp. Opening the festival, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar, noted that the Naadam Festival, celebrated by the Mongols since time immemorial, is a complex celebration of culture and sports, demonstrating the nomadic traditions and heritage and was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO.
Mongolia’s active partnership with UN appreciated
Paying an official visit to Mongolia, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana was received by Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar on August 19.
UNESCAP Executive Secretary meets Deputy Minister of Environment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 19, Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Ts.Batbayar met with Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), who is paying a visit to Mongolia.
United Nations ESCAP Executive Secretary meets Prime Minister of Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is visiting Mongolia from August 19 to 20. She will take part in the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference as a special guest and speaker.
State Secretary attends swearing-in ceremony of Peace Corps volunteers
On August 16, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs D.Davaasuren made remarks at the swearing-in ceremony of new Peace Corps volunteers in Mongolia.
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of Kazakhstan
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar on August 16 met with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Kalybek Koblandin in connection with the end of his tenure.
Scaling up support for sustainable development: Mongolia on the rise
Op-Ed by Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
ESCAP Executive Secretary to visit Mongolia
Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana will pay an official visit to Mongolia from August 19 to 20.
Head of the Cabinet Secretariat receives Ambassador of Kuwait
Head of the Cabinet Secretariat and Head of the working group of Mongolia-Kuwait Intergovernmental Commission L.Oyun-Erdene received Ambassador of Kuwait to Mongolia Mohammad Al-Mutairi on August 15.
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