Deputy Construction Minister attends Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference
Deputy Minister of Construction and Urban Development E.Zolboo had a government to government meeting with Yun Seong-won, Vice Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport of the Republic of Korea during the 2020 Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference (GICC) virtually organized on December 7 by the ROK Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to discuss bilateral cooperation in construction and urban development.
Hubei province of China donates PCR testing equipment to Mongolia
As a way of expressing gratitude for the donation of 30 thousand sheep from Mongolia, the Hubei Provincial Government has donated medical equipment and tools to assist in Mongolia’s fight against the pandemic.
5 new cases of COVID-19 detected in Ulaanbaatar city
On December 9, a total of 21,470 people were involved in COVID-19 testing nationwide and five people tested positive for coronavirus.
PARIS21 Executive Committee meets virtually
The Executive Committee Meeting of the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) was virtually held on December 8th, 2020.
Javkhlant Gobi Investment confirms compliance with ISO international standards from AFNOR
Javkhlant Gobi Investment, a mining service supplier to Oyu Tolgoi, has recently received international certificates of conformity from Afnor, an accredited certification body. Afnor confirmed the compliance of its integrated management system with international standards in the field of quality, industrial and occupational safety.
Cabinet meeting news in brief
At its regular meeting on December 9, the Cabinet decided to submit to the Parliament a draft law on the extension of the Law on COVID-19 prevention, fight, and mitigation of its socioeconomic impact, which expires on December 31, 2020, until June 30, 2021.
Training facilitators receiving essential skills’ trainings on youth development
Youth development is an integral component for Mongolia’s future sustainable development and one of the best ways to accelerate youth development is through building of peer-to-peer learning platform where informed and trained youth can share their knowledge with others.
Workshop on ILO Violence and Harassment Convention held
A workshop on the ILO Convention 190 on Violence and Harassment is taking place these days with participation of Mongolian representatives, including members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Policy and lobby group against violence and representatives of the Ministry of labor and Social protection, National Human Rights Commission, Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU), Mongolian Employers’ Federation (MONEF), International Labor Organization (ILO), and the Population Fund.
Northeast Asian cities share good practices in the fight against COVID-19
The Governor’s Office of the Capital City organized the 4th Northeast Asian Mayors' Forum under the theme of Overcoming difficulties and strengthening cooperation through sharing good practices of the cities in the time of COVID-19 pandemic.
Autism Association to support special education in Dornod aimag
The Autism Association of Mongolia, whose proposal for a project to create classrooms for children with special needs at secondary school in Dornod aimag has been selected by the Canada Fund, signed an agreement for the contribution of CAD 12 thousand with the Canadian Ambassador.
2020 Annual Review Meeting of UNICEF Country Programme held
On December 8, 2020 Annual Review Meeting of Government of Mongolia and UNICEF Country Programme 2017-2022 was organized online jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
34 types of services to reopen from next week
At today’s extended meeting of the Government, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D. Sumiyabazar introduced 34 types of services that will re-open from next week, in connection with the Government decision to ease current COVID-19 strict lockdown from 06:00 December 14.
Three charter flights planned this month
The Government of Mongolia and the State Emergency Commission planned to organize three charter flights this month to repatriate 570 Mongolian nationals from abroad.
Systems transformation for post-pandemic Mongolia discussed
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unforeseen and unprecedented challenges globally, as well as in Mongolia. Traditional and fundamental approaches of development solutions require an urgent need for innovation and change. UNDP Mongolia organized virtually the second Sounding Board of its Transformation Journey with Thought Leaders from the local and international community to dialogue on how Mongolia can tackle the challenges of Covid-19 impacts, through a systems thinking approach and the development of a Transformative “Portfolio of Options”.
Surveillance testing running at 69 percent
The capital city’s Emergency Commission is conducting surveillance testing of COVID-19 in the prevention of the risk of coronavirus outbreak.
Forum for the Development of Mongolia held online
The Mongolians' Association in Great Britain in collaboration with the Embassy of Mongolia to the United Kingdom and the National University of Mongolia held the 16th Forum for the Development of Mongolia on December 5-6 in an online format.
COVID-19: One new case detected in Selenge aimag
Today, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa reported that one new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Mongolia after 27,488 people were tested nationwide yesterday, December 7.
COVID-19 vaccine related issues discussed with Ambassadors
On December 7, Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar held meetings with Ambassadors of the United Kingdom, Russia, China and the United States to Mongolia, discussing about containing the COVID-19 pandemic, overcoming economic crisis and COVID-19 vaccine procurement.
Mongolia promoted at International Food Festival-2020
The Embassy of Mongolia to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam participated in the ‘International Food Festival-2020’ event held in Hanoi on December 6, 2020.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade