Mr. Traian Laurentiu Hristea: Mongolia has possibility to export 6200 types of goods to the EU without taxes
This year marks 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the European Union.
Chinggis city-Berkh road construction commences
A construction work of a 70km road of Chinggis City-Berkh route, a part of planned 265km road of Chinggis city-Berkh-Dadal routes, commenced yesterday during the rural working trip of Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh to Khentii aimag.
Border crossing facilitation discussed with Thailand
On May 7, Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig met with Police Major General Pananchai Chuenjaitham, commander of Investigation division of the Immigration Bureau at the Royal Thai Police.
Director of Consular Department works in Bangkok
Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig worked in the Kingdom of Thailand from May 5 to 7, 2019.
President meets representatives of Eiger BioPharmaceuticals. Inc
On May 7, President Kh. Battulga received representatives of U.S. based Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., including David A. Cory, President and CEO, Ingrid Choong, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Development, and John Ferraro, Vice President of Clinical Operations.
Ambassador L.Purevsuren chairs the expert meeting in Geneva
Permanent Representative, Ambassador L.Purevsuren has been elected as a Chair of the 7th session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade logistics and Trade facilitation being held in Geneva May 7-9, 2019.
Defense Ministries of Mongolia and India hold consultative meeting
The Ninth Consultative Meeting between Defense Ministries of Mongolia and the Republic of India is taking place in Ulaanbaatar on May 6-8.
President meets female parliamentarians
On May 3, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga met female members of the Parliament, the 13 of whom make the unofficial women’s group in the Parliament, and exchanged views on the incidences of violence against children, especially against little kids, cases of missing children, and the legal environment surrounding these issues.
Agriculture Minister meets Cuban Ambassador
Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch. Ulaan received Ambassador of Cuba Raul Delgado Concepcion on May 2, exchanging views on bilateral cooperation in food and agricultural sector.
President receives United Nations Special Rapporteur
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga received Michel Forst, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, on May 3. Civil Society and Human Rights Policy Advisor to the President G.Uyanga was present at the meeting.
Leadership of the IAAC appointed
Within his power stated in Section 1 of Article 21 of the Anti-Corruption Law of Mongolia, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga forwarded his proposal on appointing Dashdavaa Zandraa to the position of General Director of the Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) and Batsaikhan Janjaa to the position of Deputy General Director.
President meets authorities of agencies in charge of national security
On April 30, President of Mongolia and Head of the National Security Council Khaltmaagiin Battulga met the leaders of special-function agencies that are in charge of national security and issued instructions.
Development Bank to finance major projects and programs only
At its regular meeting on May 1, the Cabinet assigned the Board of Directors of the Development Bank of Mongolia to immediately cease the issuance of low interest loans for commercial banks and fund major projects and programs only.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At its regular meeting on May 1, the Cabinet made the following decisions:
Honorary Consul to Saudi Arabia appointed
Ambassador of Mongolia to Kuwait Z.Chintushig presented seal and patent of Honorary Consul to Saleh Al-Amudi, who was appointed as Honorary Consul of Mongolia to Jeddah city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
State Secretary D.Davaasuren meets with the US administrative officials
Within the political consultative meeting between Mongolia and the US, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs D.Davaasuren met with a number of officials including Katherine Monge, Senior Policy Advisor to Speaker N.Pelosi, Steve Biegun, Special Representative for North Korea at the Department of State, Matt Pottinger, Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council, Patrick Murphy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Director of the Peace Corps Jody Olsen and Jennifer Galt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Mongolia and the US pledge to deepen Expanded Comprehensive Partnership
The 13th Consultative meeting between the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the US Department of State took place in Washington D.C. on April 26. The meeting was chaired by State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Ministry D.Davaasuren and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Patrick Murphy.
Capital city governor meets Mayor of Beijing
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan took part in the panel ‘Regional cooperation’ at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, held on April 25.
Foreign Minister attending OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group Conference
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar is participating in the second International Conference of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's Silk Road Support Group, taking place in Minsk, Belarus on April 29-30 under the theme ‘Belt and Road: Deepening Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Prosperity’.
Yolanda Fernandez Lommen: Current ADB Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia is the largest allocation of ADB funding since we started operations in the country