Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan road construction to start in March
The second phase of the construction of four-lane Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan road will begin in March this year. The 202.42 km road will be built with a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. In accordance with the start of the construction, Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar gave instructions to the relevant aimag authorities electronically.
18 types of businesses to remain closed in Ulaanbaatar amid pandemic
Starting today, January 11, 2021, the public emergency readiness or strict lockdown in Ulaanbaatar city has been lifted to transition back into the heightened state of readiness same as remaining parts of the country in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.8 types of businesses to remain closed in Ulaanbaatar amid COVID-19 pandemic
UNICEF provides medical equipment in Gobi-Altai aimag
With MNT 69.5 million funding support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), necessary equipment as provided for some health care facilities of Gobi-Altai aimag.
Views exchanged on human rights protection
During their virtual meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the State Emergency Commission (SEC) Ya.Sodbaatar, members of the National Human Rights Commission put forwarded a request to pay special attention to Mongolian nationals stranded abroad and repatriate citizens with reasonable excuses in the first turn.
Mongolia registers three coronavirus vaccines
“Mongolia has developed and approved a vaccine registration regulation this week. Accordingly, the National Committee for Immunizatin and Human Drug Council have convened and registered three main vaccines released worldwide -- ‘Pfizer and BioNTech,’ ‘AstraZeneca’ and ‘Moderna’ in the Mongolian drug registry,” reported Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan during his press briefing yesterday, January 10.
Webinar on distribution of COVID vaccine takes place
The fourth webinar session of Mongolia India Business Forum 2020-21, held on January 7, was on the benefits application of technologies like Block Chain in the Distribution of COVID19 vaccine.
13 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Ulaanbaatar city
According to the National Center for Communicable Diseases, 13 new cases of COVID-19 were reported after performing PCR testing on 14,216 people nationwide on January 10.
COVID-19: 21 new cases confirmed, total reaches 1429
Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa presented results of COVID-19 tests conducted in the past 24 hours.
Strict lockdown to be eased with some businesses remaining closed
Today, the Emergency Commission of the capital city has announced that the current COVID-19 strict lockdown will be eased to the heightened state of readiness in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar from next Monday.Heightened state of readiness to be effective again from January 11
Foreign Minister meets virtually with heads of Mongolian diplomatic missions abroad
Yesterday, January 8, Foreign Minister N.Enkhtaivan held an online meeting with the heads of 46 Mongolian diplomatic missions abroad.
COVID-19: 13 new cases detected
“Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Mongolia, all in Ulaanbaatar, after involving 13,773 people in PCR testing nationwide yesterday, January 8,” reported A.Ambaselmaa, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD, today.
How did Mongolia get off the money laundering watch list in record time?
Mongolia worked with development partners and donor nations to craft a plan that pro-actively pursued policies on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism
Repatriation flight scheduled to Seoul on January 15
Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig yesterday, January 7, announced that one repatriation charter flight will be conducted to the Republic of Korea on January 15, 2021.
Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement enters into force in Mongolia
Mongolia acceded to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) last year as its seventh member and the agreement entered into force on January 1.
33 new cases of COVID-19 detected, total reaches 1395
It was reported during today’s press briefing of the Ministry of Health that 33 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Mongolia after 14225 tests performed nationwide yesterday.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Oldest Kurgan Stelae discovered in Mongolia
The oldest kurgan stelae discovered so far in Mongolia is the stelae relating to the Chemurkek culture that was discovered from a site named Yagshiin khuduu in Bulgan soum, Khovd aimag.
Deaths from stroke reduced by 1.4 times in capital city district during MongPEN project
On January 5, a virtual meeting took place to discuss the results of the MongPEN pilot project on introducing necessary package of assistance and services for improving NCD/cardiovascular disease management.
Mongolia’s best archeological discoveries of 2020 named
‘Mongolian Archaeology’ annual meeting of the Association of the Mongolian Archaeologists was held on December 29 via teleconferencing.
Human Rights Commission members meet ILO National Coordinator
Acting Chief Commissioner of the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia (NHRCM) J.Khunan and NHRCM Commissioners G.Narantuya, D.Sunjid, and B.Enkhbold on January 6 discussed cooperation with International Labor Organization (ILO)’s National Coordinator for Mongolia P.Bolormaa, National Project Manager, and Programming and Administrative Assistant B.Bayartsetseg.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade