Cabinet meeting news in brief
At its regular meeting on November 6, the Cabinet made the following decisions:
JICA project for earthquake disaster protection closes
‘Strengthening the National Capacity for Earthquake Disaster Protection and Prevention in Mongolia’ has been successfully co-implemented by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in 2017-2019 and the closing ceremony for the project was held on November 5.
89.5 thousand children undertake dental examination
In the framework of ‘Healthy Teeth-Healthy Children’ program, 89’587 children have undertaken a dental examination as of November 4, according to General Authority of Health Insurance.
Students of Khuvsgul aimag visiting Niigata prefecture of Japan
Khuvsgul aimag of Mongolia and Niigata prefecture of Japan established a memorandum of cooperation in 2014 and seven children and two teachers of Khuvsgul aimag are visiting Niigata prefecture of Japan on November 4-8.
Engineers to contribute in the fourth industrial revolution and digital transition
At the Assembly of Young Engineers that took place yesterday under the topic ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’, the specialists stressed that Mongolia’s 330 soums have been connected to high speed fiber optic cable networking and infrastructure of telecommunication is ready for new industrial revolution. Only it lacks engagement and cooperation of other sectors to use it.
Cooperation agreement signed for ‘Every child deserves clean water’
Supporting ‘Every child deserves clean water’ project initiated by Mobicom Corporation--Mongolia’s largest mobile phone operator, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports (MECSS) today signed a partnership agreement with the Corporation.
Partnership agreement to be established with Uijeongbu city of ROK
The conditions to have 180 citizens of Uvurkhangai aimag work in three cities of the Republic of Korea is being created.
Meeting held with Turkish military attaché
On November 5, Colonel S.Ganbat, Chief of Staff of the Internal Troops, and other officials met with Colonel Tamer Akkan, Military Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Mongolia.
Collaboration with Ulsan University hospital for cancer detection discussed
Deputy Minister of Health L.Byambasuren met with authorities of the Ulsan University Hospital of the Republic of Korea.
Int’l conference on sources of Mongol studies held in Beijing
Beijing /MONTSAME/. International academic conference on Mongolian sources in countries along the Belt and Road took place last weekend in Beijing, China, bringing together more than 80 scholars and researchers of Mongol studies from around ten countries, Mongolia, China, Russia, Poland, Hungary, USA and France.
Support requested to train school psychologists
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Yo.Baatarbileg, Minister of Education, Culture and Science, met with Dr.Sergey Diorditsa, Resident Representative of the World Health Organization /WHO/ on November 4.
Northeast Asian Gas and Pipeline Forum’s committee meeting takes place
At the initiative of the Ministry of Energy of Mongolia, Mongolian Energy Economics Institute in collaboration with the Investment Research Center of the Mongolian Foreign Ministry organized the Northeast Asian Gas and Pipeline Forum (NAGPF)’s executive committee meeting on November 4.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar meets outgoing Ambassador of Japan
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received Ambassador of Japan M.Takaoka in connection with the completion of his diplomatic mission in Mongolia.
Peacekeepers celebrate UN Day
The Sector North HQ of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) gave over 20 training to moto shooting battalion including, ‘Actions of defense force in South Sudan and changes of timely situation’, “The Role of Military Force in Peacekeeping Operations’, ‘Rules for the Protection of Civilians,’ ‘Roles and Participation of Humanitarian Organizations in the Republic of the South Sudan” as well as others on October 20-25.
1517 lives saved this year
As of first ten months of this year, 4317 disastrous occurrence have been recorded. As a result, 187 people died, 112 injured and 26083 livestock died and resulted MNT 48.1 billion loss.
Meeting held with official of Competition and Market Authority of Italy
Executives of the Government Agency for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection received Head of the Department in charge of matters related to the European Union at the Competition and Market Authority of Italy, Gianluca Sepe on October 31.
Academic forum of Mongolian doctoral students and researchers in Japan to be held
Academic Forum of Mongolian doctoral students and researchers in Japan is to be held on November 23 by the Mongolian Embassy in Japan and Mongolian Doctoral Students’ and Researchers’ Group in Japan.
Bayankhongor aimag hospital to partner with hospital of ROK
With the support of Speaker G.Zandanshatar, a partnership agreement has been signed between Ajou University Hospital of Suwon, Republic of Korea, and Urguu Maternity Hospital of the Capital City and Hospital of Bayankhongor aimag.
Food nutrition of Mongolians discussed with WHO official
Deputy Minister of Health L.Byambasuren received Technical Lead for Nutrition at the WHO Regional Office for Western Pacific Dr. Juliawati Untoro on November 1.
Air quality monitoring devices installed in Bayankhongor aimag
As part of ‘Smog-Free Bayankhongor’ initiative by UNICEF, SDC Mongolia and Bayankhongor aimag, a team led by Prof. Jay Turner from Washington University in St.Louis, Prof. Munkhbayar of Building Energy Efficiency Center of Mongolian University of Science and Technology, and UNICEF Mongolia specialists are working to establish a Reference Air Quality Monitoring Station (BAM 1020).