Training modules on quality management for school staff
Starting from June, 2020 - The first introductory session for Quality Management for school staff was conducted through online.
COVID-19: 13 new cases confirmed in Ulaanbaatar
“Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Mongolia, all in Ulaanbaatar, after involving 12,200 people in PCR testing nationwide yesterday, January 6,” reported A.Ambaselmaa, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD, today.
Trucks carrying fodder depart to aimags in severe wintering condition
he first convoy of trucks to deliver 1,200 tons of livestock fodder to over 45 thousand herder households in the aimags affected by severe winter and in transhumant areas has departed from Ulaanbaatar today. The Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh thanked the drivers who will distribute assistance to the herders.
Oil refinery contractor visits the site
The representatives of JMC Projects India, which was selected as the contractor for the first phase of the construction of oil refinery plant to be built in Dornogobi aimag, visited the aimag.
About 1.2 million people involved in COVID-19 testing
The Cabinet held its regular meeting today, January 6. At the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the State Emergency Commission Ya. Sodbaatar provided information on the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic and measures being done by SEC as follows:
Thermal Power Plant IV capacity to be increased by 110 MW
Yesterday, January 5, Minister of Energy N.Tavinbekh visited some thermal power plants in Ulaanbaatar to check the operation, loads, and resources of the power plants during winter peak loads.
COVID-19: 41 new cases detected, total reaches 1349
At today’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa reported that 41 new cases of COVID-19 detected in Ulaanbaatar city after involving 16377 people in PCR testing.
Hay and fodder to be delivered to five aimags in severe wintering condition
According to the National Agency of Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring and the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry (MFALI), the wintering condition has worsened in Gobi-Altai, Umnugobi, Dundgobi, Uvurkhangai and Bayankhongor aimags. In considering the situations, the MFALI has decided to deliver hay and fodder to herders of these aimags within this month.
Projects to receive emergency funding selected
With generous support from the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada, the Asia Foundation’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Project in Mongolia in cooperation with the National Committee on Gender Equality has announced to provide emergency funding to civil society organizations (CSOs) supporting women during COVID-19 pandemic.
Surveillance testing involves over 10 thousand residents
In the past 24 hours, 10,946 people were involved in coronavirus surveillance testing in the capital city.261 doctors and health professionals worked in 17 monitoring teams at 25 testing centers.
COVID-19 cases in the capital city reach 491
At today’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health on the latest update on the COVID-19 situation in Mongolia, A.Ambaselmaa, a Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD), has reported that the coronavirus was detected in 22 people, all in Ulaanbaatar city, after testing 11,581 people nationwide within the past 24 hours.
Simple solutions campaign starts to call ger district residents to insulate their houses with materials at hand
Within the framework of the “Switch Off Air Pollution” project, the Simple solutions campaign has been officially launched in Sukhbaatar and Songinokhairkhan districts with a call to insulate your house with the materials at hand. The aim of the campaign is to encourage the target group households to insulate their houses through low-cost simple solutions, and to spread word of mouth about the importance of insulation among the general public.
Two people to be awarded with Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendations
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has announced individuals and groups who will receive Foreign Minister’s Commendations for FY 2020.
Strict lockdown extended for four days
At its irregular meeting today, the Cabinet decided to extend the strict lockdown in Ulaanbaatar city for four days staring from 6AM, January 6, reported the Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the State Emergency Commission Ya. Sodbaatar.
Tsagaan Sar- Lunar New Year not to be celebrated
At its irregular meeting convened on January 4, the Cabinet made a decision not to celebrate the Tsagaan Sar - Mongolian Lunar New Year in conjunction with the pandemic situation.
Memorandum established between Education Ministries of Mongolia and Russia
On January 1, Deputy Minister of Education and Science G.Ganbayar and Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation Dmitry Glushko signed a Memorandum on cooperation in secondary education between the Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia and the Ministry of Enlightenment of Russia in a virtual meeting.
Late social security payment penalties canceled
At its plenary session on December 31, 2020, the Parliament approved a bill to exempt around 10 thousand enterprises from late payment penalties.
VR creation of Karakorum made publicly available
Professors and students of the National University of Mongolia have created the city of Karakorum in VR (virtual reality) using modern advanced technology.
Mongolian visa to be issued online and at border checkpoint
Amendment to the Law on the Legal Status of Foreign Nationals will come into effect from June 1, 2021.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade