Environment and Tourism Minister pays visit to China
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat paid a visit to Gansu province of the People’s Republic of China between July 28 and August 2.
Insulated ger with new design shows good results
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan received the project team of ‘New Home’ led by project director Peter F. Meurs on July 31.
Mongolian and Korean hikers' joint walking held
Within the memorandum of cooperation between the Tourism Department of the Capital City and ‘Jeju Olle’ Foundation, on July 17 hikers of Mongolia and South Korea did joint walking along Mongol Olle trail, which was opened in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.
Solid waste recycling plant to be built in Erdenet
According to an intergovernmental agreement between Mongolia and Poland, solid waste recycling plant is to be built in Erdenet city. The Government of Poland funds the project with soft loan of EUR 9 million.
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar receives representatives of Ukrainian companies
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan received Director of the Ukrainian company, ‘Energoekspert’, Ivashchenko Evgen and Director of ‘Teplonenergo’ Rymarenko Oleg Vladimirovich on July 19. The meeting was attended by Advisor to the Governor of the Capital City M.Mend-Ochir, Head of the Development Policy and Planning Department at the Governor’s Office of Ulaanbaatar city N.Otgonbayar, Director of ‘Monteplon’ LLC O.Khurelbaatar, and corresponding officials.
Special interest tourism developing in Bulgan
Local administration of Bulgan aimag is maintaining policy to develop specific regions for special interest tourism and strengthen partnership between public and private organizations in this direction.
4.6 magnitude earthquake occurs in Tuv aimag
The Department of Seismology at the Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake occurred an area 5 km away from Bayantsogt soum of Tuv aimag at 11:47 pm, yesterday on July 18.
‘Mother Ocean’ eco campaign takes place at Khuvsgul Lake
The campaign, ‘Mother Ocean’ eco-culture campaign is taking place at Khuvsgul Lake in Khatgal on July 10-17.
Project on enhancing waste management kicks off in Murun soum
A project on enhancing the waste management of Murun soum is now being implemented in Khuvsgul aimag.
Beavers relocated in Terelj River
The Environmental Authority of Ulaanbaatar in cooperation with the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park Administration relocated two pairs or four beavers in Terelj River which flows into Tuul River.
Symposium on water rights and Khuvsgul lake preservation held
Within the frames of ‘Mother ocean eco-culture tour’ aimed at supporting the application for UNESCO World Heritage listing of Khuvsgul lake, a symposium titled ‘Water rights-Human rights: Preservation of Khuvsgul lake’ was held on July 8.
Mongolia-Russia joint commission meeting on Uvs lake SPA held
The 6th meeting of Mongolia-Russia joint commission on the establishment of transboundary protected area was held on July 4.
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar receives CEO of Sabertec
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar received CEO of Sabertec Bill O’Brien on July 4.
International activists to raise their voice on protection of Khuvsgul lake
A two-week campaign titled ‘Mother ocean eco-culture tour’ to raise national and international awareness of the environmental and cultural value of Khuvsgul lake, Mongolia’s largest freshwater lake, through art launched today on July 4.
Minister of Environment holds bilateral meeting with his Korean counterpart
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met with his South Korean counterpart Cho Myung-Rae during the 4th meeting of Mongolia-Korea Intergovernmental Joint Committee held on June 27-28 in Seoul, Korea.
Khuvsgul Lake to be inscribed in Man and the Biosphere program
Training and discussion on inscribing Khuvsgul Lake in World Network of Biosphere Reserves was held last weekend in Khatgal village, Khuvsgul aimag.
Closing meeting for BIOFIN project takes place
The closing meeting of the project, ‘The Biodiversity Finance Initiative’ (BIOFIN), co-implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the UNDP took place on June 20 to review the project implementation.
Przewalski’s mares successfully transported from Prague Zoo
Four Przewalski’s mares were successfully transported from the Czech Republic to Mongolia today, on June 19.
Government of Mongolia and ADB sign deal to develop ecotourism in two national parks
On June 13, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Mongolia signed a USD38 million loan to develop ecotourism in Khuvsgul Lake National Park and Onon-Balj National Park to serve as models for economically inclusive development and conservation in Mongolia.
Training on mine reclamation organized
The Environment Department of the capital city in collaboration with the office of South Korea’s Mine Reclamation Corp. (MIRECO) in Mongolia, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), and Fresh Water Resources and Nature Conservation Center organized training and seminar themed ‘Sustainable Mining Development – Technologies for Mitigation of Environmental Impacts of Mining’ on June 10-12.