Fulbright Student Program funded by Government of Mongolia celebrates 10th anniversary
On December 19, 2020, Embassy of the United States in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Ministry of Education and Science virtually celebrated the 10th anniversary of the agreement establishing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program funded by the Government of Mongolia.
United Arab Emirates donates medical supplies to Mongolia
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) donated 48 tons of medical supplies to support Mongolia’s effort to contain and curb the spread of COVID-19 infection.
27,729 citizens repatriated since COVID-19 outbreak
During today’s press briefing of the Ministry of Health, Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig informed, “Repatriation of Mongolia nationals stranded abroad started since January 17 or after Mongolia closed its border due to the global outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
National innovation awards presented
Minister of Education and Science L.Tsedevsuren presented national innovation awards to Director of World Plus Digital LLC Kh.Erdenebayar and Director of Bargil Tech LLC B.Ochir.
COVID-19: 57 new cases detected
Today, 57 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Mongolia after testing 4134 people nationwide on December 22.
Projects to receive grants from Australia selected
Ten organizations that will receive grants from Direct Aid Program (DAP) announced by the Embassy of Australia in Mongolia have been selected.
Mongolian students participated in international cultural festival
The International Friendship Art Festival (IFAF) was hosted by the Hanoi Union of Friendship Associations (HAUFO) on December 18-20.
COVID-19: Total confirmed cases in Mongolia reach 1006
Today, Mongolia has reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 after testing 12,357 people nationwide within the past 24 hours. The cases were all related to Bayanzurkh hospital infection.
European Union to support Mongolia’s employment sector transformation
The European Union has disbursed the first 16-million-euro to the Government of Mongolia which is part of the 50.8-million-euro Budget Support programme signed by EU and Government of Mongolia in May 2020.
Strict lockdown to be reintroduced partly in Ulaanbaatar until January 6
At its irregular meeting held today on December 21, the Cabinet made the decision to reintroduce strict lockdown partly in Ulaanbaatar city starting from 6 AM, December 23 until 6AM, January 6.
Importing of vaccine to Mongolia in the first quarter of 2021 discussed
Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received WHO Representative in Mongolia Sergey Diorditsa today.
Citizens live in the rural areas participating trials virtually
The Administrative Court of Appeal heard 24 cases between December 14 and 18. Of the 75 participants in these trials, 28 attended the trial in person and 47 attended from a distance or virtually
Meeting held with Head of Office of UNFPA Mongolia
Acting Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia J. Hunan and member of the NHRCM G. Narantuya met with the Head of Office of UNFPA Mongolia Kaori Ishikawa on December 17, discussing the current situation and bilateral cooperation.
COVID-19: 32 new cases detected, total stands at 993
At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health today on December 21, it was reported that 32 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 12711 people nationwide within the past 24 hours.
‘Seeking to eliminate TB in Asia’ scientific conference takes place
On December 17, the Ministry of Health, the National Center for Communicable Diseases, and the Korean National Tuberculosis Association jointly organized the third international scientific conference, ‘Seeking to eliminate TB in Asia’, online in aims of discussing the current situation in countries regarding TB, further cooperation, and sharing good practices.
Charter flight from Japan brings 156 citizens home
At 01:05 a.m., December 21, a charter plane from Tokyo to Ulaanbaatar landed at Buyant-Ukhaa international airport in Ulaanbaatar.
8 new COVID-19 cases detected in Mongolia
At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health today on December 20, it was reported that 8 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 8,416 people nationwide within the past 24 hours.
COVID-19: 12 new cases confirmed
Mongolia conducted 11,190 tests for coronavirus nationwide on December 18, resulted in the detection of 12 positive cases.
Deputy Energy Minister attends 31st Charter of Energy Charter Conference
Deputy Minister of Energy M.Bayarmagnai took part in a Ministerial Meeting held virtually on December 17, the second day of the 31st meeting of Energy Charter Conference.
Laser treatment introduced in treating kidney and urinary tract stones
It has become possible to treat stones in the kidney and urinary tract using laser treatment in Mongolia. At the initiation of Rotary Club of Khuree, laser equipment worth USD 227.8 thousand has been presented to the Urology and Andrology Department of the State Central First Hospital on December 17.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade