Restrictions on some businesses extended for 10 days amid pandemic surge
State Emergency Commission held a meeting on June 23 to review about the current state of the pandemic in Mongolia and measures to take for combating the surge in community transmission cases.
World Bank to support sustainable urban transport in Ulaanbaatar
On June 23, 2021, the World Bank Board of Directors approved a $100 million loan to support the Ulaanbaatar Sustainable Urban Transport Project, which will develop a comprehensive framework for sustainable urban mobility for Mongolia’s capital, and will reduce congestion, improve road safety, and address climate resilience on selected transport corridors.
COVID-19: 2366 new cases, 13 deaths reported
At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health for today on June 24, it was reported that 2,366 new cases were detected in Mongolia. More specifically, 1,482 new cases were detected in the capital city, 879 cases in aimags and five hospital-acquired cases.
Second batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines received
On June 23, the second batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines were received per the agreement signed between the Government of Mongolia and Pfizer Inc signed in May 2021 for 2.5 million doses of vaccine in 2021.
Gandantegchinlen Monastery area to be developed into cultural tourism zone
At its regular meeting today on June 23, the Cabinet supported the suggestion to develop the nearby area of Gandantegchinlen Monastery into a cultural tourism zone, and gave out orders to develop a feasibility study and corresponding blueprints for the project.
Achievements of CPC-led China show advantages of socialism, Russian communist leader says
The Communist Party of China (CPC) has led the country to tremendous successes, demonstrating to the world the great advantages of the socialist path of development, the leader of Russia's communist party Gennady Zyuganov has said.
Births decreased by 4.3 percent in the first five months of 2021
In the first five months of 2021, 30.0 thousand mothers gave birth at the national level, which decreased by 1352 (4.3%) compared to the same period of the previous year. There were 88 (0.3%) home births registered, decreased by 22 (20.0%) compared to the same period of the previous year.
Energy development projects to be intensified
During the cabinet meeting dated June 23, Minister of Energy N.Tavinbekh delivered a presentation on the work load of the country’s energy industry for 2020-2021 winter season and future issues of concern.
Children aged 12-15 to be offered COVID-19 vaccine
On June 23, the cabinet of ministers of Mongolia held its regular weekly meeting. With some research and studies on inoculation of children with vaccines against coronavirus, the government accepted the recommendation of the manufacturer of the Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer–BioNTec) to use it for children aged above 12 years old.
Dermatoglyphic study by Mongolian team of researchers published on PLOS One scientific journal
A joint study conducted by doctors and researchers at the National Center for Mental Health and the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences on ‘Main Characteristics of Dermatoglyphics Associated with Schizophrenia and its Clinical Subtypes’ has been published on PLOS One, a peer-reviewed scientific journal by the Public Library of Science (PLOS).
Ambassador to Poland visits Greater Poland
Ambassador of Mongolia to the Republic of Poland B.Dorj made a working visit to Poznan, Greater Poland from June 17 to 18.
Joint management committee meeting takes place for project on strengthening post-graduate training for doctors
On June 22, the first joint management committee meeting took place for the Project for Strengthening Post-Graduate Training for Medical Doctors and Nurses being implemented in partnership between the Ministry of Health and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) starting from January 2021.
Mongol Ecology Center renovates student development classroom at School No. 29
Mongol Ecology Center has renovated a student development classroom at School No. 29, with financing from a grant through Australia’s Direct Aid Program.
Total COVID-19 cases exceed 100 thousand in Mongolia
At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health for today on June 23, it was reported that 2,213 new cases were detected in Mongolia.
Remarks by Tapan Mishra, UN Resident Coordinator on the UN Public Service Day 2021
Tapan Mishra, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Mongolia delivered remarks on the occasion of the United Nations Public Service Day 2021, which falls on June 23, Wednesday. The remarks read:
Geres Mongolia signs cooperation agreement with Future of Sustainable Development NGO
Geres Mongolia Representative Office has signed a cooperation agreement with Arkhangai aimag's Future of Sustainable Development NGO within the framework of the Cemaaterr -II project implemented in Arkhangai aimag with the support of the French Development Agency.
Ambassador to Poland meets MTP Group's representatives
On June 17, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Republic of Poland B.Dorj met with representatives of MTP Group led by Vice Chairman of the Group’s Board of Directors Elżbieta Roeske.
Oxygen generation facilities to be created at district hospitals
A 145-bed emergency care center is being created at the new building of the Ulaanbaatar city government in Yarmag to provide emergency care to citizens in serious need of hospital treatment and those waiting for hospital beds until beds become available at district hospitals.
Endline Public Perception Survey for Mining, Communities, Water Management Project by IFC Mongolia underway
The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is conducting “Endline Public Perception Survey for IFC Mongolia Mining, Communities & Water Management Project” commissioned by International Finance Corporation (IFC).
First Mongolia-EU dialogue on sanitary and phytosanitary related issues takes place
A Mongolia-EU subcommittee on trade and investment under the Mongolia-EU Joint Committee held its first meeting on June 21 as it decided to establish a Mongolia-EU dialogue on sanitary and phytosanitary related issues.
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