590 citizens repatriated this month
As per the decision of the State Emergency Commission, a total of 28,359 Mongolian nationals were brought back until January 23, 2021.
EUR4.5 million project for employment promotion to be implemented
The National Development Agency (NDA) and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) have agreed to implement a project entitled ‘Promotion of Growth and Employment in the Private Sector’.
Capital city reports 16 new cases of COVID-19
According to the National Center for Communicable Diseases, a total of 7062 people were involved in the PCR testing since yesterday, resulting in a detection of 16 positive cases of COVID-19 in Ulaanbaatar city today, January 25.
Hair and beauty salons, non-grocery stores reopen today
On January 22, 2021, Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D.Sumiyabazar issued a decision on some additional measures to take in Ulaanbaatar city amid the ongoing heightened state of readiness to prevent from COVID-19 outbreaks.
19 new coronavirus cases reported, total stands at 1,611
As reported by the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) today, January 23, 19 new positive cases of coronavirus have been detected in the past 24 hours.
Secretariat of the Parliament collaborating with the Swiss Parliamentary Services
On January 21, First Deputy Chief of the Secretariat of the Parliament N.Tsogtsaikhan held an online meeting with Mariya Stasik, Head of Inter-Parliamentary Technical Cooperation and Foreign Relations Department of the Swiss Parliamentary Services.
Eight people infected with coronavirus in the capital city
As reported by the National Center for Communicable Diseases, 8 people were diagnosed with coronavirus after performing PCR testing on 15,546 people nationwide on January 21.
NATO helps to strengthen Mongolia’s cyber defence capacity
On January 18, NATO marked the successful conclusion of a multi-year project designed to bolster the cyber defence capacity of Mongolia, one of NATO’s partners across the globe. The project ran between 2017 and 2020 and was supported by NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
16 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Ulaanbaatar city
At 11 am, today, the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) presented results of coronavirus tests carried out nationwide on January 20.
Cabinet meeting hears presentation on school meals
This academic year, 59 percent of all general education school are serving its students with hot meals, 20 percent with convenience food and remaining are providing a mix of hot meals and prepared food.
Heads of Ulaanbaatar Health Department, Urgoo Maternity Hospital dismissed
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D.Sumiyabazar issued an ordinance on January 20 to dismiss Head of the Health Department of the Capital City L.Tumurbaatar from his position.
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection and ADB to cooperate in employment promotion
On January 18-29, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is organizing online meetings with representatives of relevant ministries and agencies to discuss the directions of loans, grants, and technical assistance projects and programs included in the 2021-2024 Country Partnership Strategy with Mongolia.
AmCham Mongolia hosts Deputy PM Ya.Sodbaatar to discuss reopening the economy
The American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia (AmCham Mongolia) held its virtual January Monthly Meeting on “Addressing COVID-19 Pandemic in Mongolia” on January 19, 2021.
Cabinet backs draft bill on additional financing agreement on prevention of COVID-19
At its regular meeting on January 20, the Cabinet backed a draft bill on additional financing agreement in relevant to prevention of COVID-19 pandemic.
Donation of 30,000 face masks handed over
The donation of 30,000 face masks worth MNT 50 million provided by ‘Onpoom’ company of South Korea was handed over by the company’s representative in Mongolia B.Battsetseg to the State Emergency Commission.
COVID-19 cases in Ulaanbaatar on the rise as 32 reported today
Today, January 20, 32 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Ulaanbaatar after performing PCR testing on 13,318 people nationwide since yesterday.
Deputy PM virtually meets with ADB Country Director
Deputy Prime Minister Ya.Sodbaatar yesterday held a virtual meeting with ADB Country Director for Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran, exchanging views on non-refundable aid and technical assistance projects and programs that are included in partnership strategy to be co-implemented with Mongolia in 2021-2024.
PCR Lab for COVID-19 testing opens at First Central Hospital
Molecular biology laboratory that is able to perform PCR testing has been established at the the First Central Hospital of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar as part of the government plan to strengthen preparedness during COVID-19 pandemic.
First findings of MICS Plus presented
Today the National Statistics Office of Mongolia and UNICEF are presenting the findings of the first two rounds of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Plus (MICS Plus) 2020-2021. MICS Plus is a new initiative of UNICEF’s MICS programme, to support countries in conducting phone surveys for the collection of representative data on a frequent basis, and real-time reporting.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade