Charter flight brings 95 Mongolian nationals home
At 2:40 p.m., yesterday, a charter flight in route of Budapest-Ekaterinburg-Ulaanbaatar landed at Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport in Ulaanbaatar city with 95 passengers on board.
COVID-19: 1,288 new cases reported, total reaches 65,255
On June 6, the Ministry of Health reported that 1,288 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 7,500 people nationwide within the past 24 hours.
COVID-19: 1,393 new cases reported, total reaches 63,978
On June 5, the Ministry of Health reported that 1,393 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 10,700 people nationwide within the past 24 hours. More specifically, 1,092 new cases were detected in the capital city and 299 cases in rural regions, with two citizens that arrived on charter flights testing positive.
Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg visits National Library of Russia
On June 2, Minister of Foreign Affairs visited the National Library of Russia in St. Petersburg, Russia in the framework of her visit.
Evisa.mn - electronic visa application system launched
Electronic visa application system evisa.mn has been put into service from June 1, 2021 within the amendments made to the Law on the Legal Status of Foreign Nationals, reports Immigration Agency of Mongolia.
Joint project in agriculture sector to be implemented with UNFAO
The Chairman of the National Development Agency (NDA) Batjargal Khandjav has signed an agreement to implement a joint project to expand and intensify cooperation in the development of Mongolia’s food and agriculture sector with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) Representative Vinod Ahuja on June 2, 2021.
55 percent of children with disabilities attending schools and kindergartens
On June 3, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene met with representatives of persons with disabilities to hear about their pressing issues and discuss possible solutions. The meeting took place at the Rehabilitation and Development Center for Children with Disabilities.
COVID-19: 1,189 new cases, 13 deaths reported
1,189 new cases of COVID-19 were detected from around 10 thousand tests processed nationwide in the past 24 hours.
Foreign Minister presents awards to winners of essay contest on 100th anniversary of Mongolia-Russia diplomatic relations
On June 1, the award ceremony took place for the essay contest themed, ‘The country of Mongolia and the Mongolian people that I know’, announced on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Russia.
The Asia Foundation signs MoU with SIDIA
On May 28, the Asia Foundation and Science, Industrial Development, and Innovation Department (SIDIA) of the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support women entrepreneurs in Mongolia.
Taiwan’s NCF donates medical supplies to fight COVID-19 in Mongolia
The Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation (NCF), a nongovernmental organization based in Taiwan, donated personal protective equipment (PPE)—including medical gloves, protective clothing, and safety face shields—to the National Center for Maternal and Child Health of Mongolia (NCMCHM) on May 28.
Amount of fines for corruption crime and Mongolia’s challenges
The “Diagnostic assessment on the resolution of corruption cases”, published in May 2021, by The Asia Foundation’s Evaluation Team within the “Strengthening the Anti-Corruption Regime in Mongolia” project supported by the Asian Development Bank concluded that the types and amounts of penalties specified in the Criminal Code of Mongolia reduce the effectiveness of prevention and punishment for corruption crimes.
1024 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed
It was reported during today's press briefing of the Ministry of Health that 1024 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mongolia after 9045 tests performed in the past 24 hours.
Daily COVID-19 cases in Mongolia estimated to decrease from June 15
On June 2, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan, Minister of Health S.Enkhbold, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D.Sumiyabazar became acquainted with vaccination points as well as the work of the Operative Team of the State Emergency Commission.
Winners awarded in ADB Journalistic Story and Students’ Public Speaking Competitions
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Mongolia Resident Mission on May 31 held an awards ceremony for the winners of two competitions—on journalistic stories and students’ public speaking—organized to kick off the anniversary commemoration of its partnership with Mongolia.
36,145 citizens repatriated since COVID-19 outbreak
According to the decision of the State Emergency Commission, 36,145 Mongolian nationals have been repatriated from 93 countries since January, 2020, 29,334 citizens by 182 charter flights and 6,811 citizens through auto road border points.
Nairamdal camp and maternity hospitals to be renovated
At its regular meeting on June 1, the Cabinet ordered relevant ministers and capital city officials to carry out a major renovation of the Nairamdal international children’s complex that was established in 1978.
Infrastructure in rural areas to be developed
The cabinet, at its meeting held on June 1, approved to implement a set of projects and measures of ‘Soum development: engineering infrastructure supply’ with the aim of developing infrastructure in soums – the second level administrative division of the country, and create favorable livelihoods in the rural region.
Virtual meeting of TVET sector donors held
Technical and vocational educational training (TVET) sector donor coordination meeting was virtually organized on May 31, 2021.
Total COVID-19 cases exceed 60 thousand in Mongolia, with 1.3 million people fully vaccinated
At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health today on June 2, it was reported that 1,143 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 7,102 people nationwide within the past 24 hours. More specifically, 1,052 new cases were detected in the capital city, with 91 cases in rural regions.
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