Auto roads to be built in 22 locations in capital city
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. This year, 26.95 km of auto roads, road facilities, 1891.2-meter-long bridges, 80850 sq.m pedestrian paths, and 14.35 km of bicycle paths are planned to be built in 22 locations of the capital city.
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar receives Polish Ambassador
D.Sumiyabazar, the Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Mongolia Krzysztof Bojko.
T.Zoljargal: General procedures for trade and services in the capital city are being revised
A draft of general procedures on trade and services in the capital city is being developed, and polls are open for relevant organizations, citizens, businesses, and NGOs for suggestions. We had an interview with Head of the Food and Agriculture Department of Ulaanbaatar T.Zoljargal on the motives for updating the procedures and the regulations that are being renewed.
Willingness expressed to cooperate in intensifying green development projects
Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D.Sumiyabazar received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the European Union to Mongolia Axelle Nicaise, Acting Director for Asia in the EU International Partnership, and other representatives on March 1.
D.Sumiyabazar: Ulaanbaatar city should be a favorable area for citizens and business entities
A country's development is determined by the support provided to entities and the creation of a favorable environment for them. However, during the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a hit to businesses, especially for the service sector. This was due to factors such as preventive restrictions, lockdowns, regulations, and time constraints.
Governor of Tokyo sends letter to Mayor of Ulaanbaatar
February 24 marked the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan. On the occasion of the anniversary, Governor of Tokyo Koike Yuriko sent a response letter to Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar Sumiyabazar Dolgorsuren, pledging her support tothe expansion of cooperation between the two cities and the proposal for concluding a memorandum of understanding.
History of Ulaanbaatar city
The history of Ulaanbaatar is closely linked to the political situation in Mongolia in the 17th century.
Polls being conducted on changing the starting hours of some of the secondary schools in the capital city
Based on the findings, a new plan was proposed to change school starting hours of 59 schools which includes 23 public schools and 36 private schools.
Digitalization is an opportunity to develop collectively, and win together
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar City D.Sumiyabazar "Smart management systems will bring a lot of improvements, so we must implement technological solutions with haste. Although Ulaanbaatar is a big city that is home to nearly half of Mongolia’s total population, in comparison to other world cities, it is small, but our city has the capability to assimilate and transition fast.
Eight Interesting facts about the Capital city of Mongolia
Eight Interesting facts about the Capital city of Mongolia 1. ULAANBAATAR’S TALLEST BUILDINGThe third tower of the Shangri-La Centre, commissioned in 2016, is considered to be the tallest building in Ulaanbaatar. The building is 34 storeys and 136 meters high. The first part of the Shangri-La Centre was built in 2014, and the second part in 2015. The second section includes a 24-storey office tower and a 34-storey 200-room luxury hotel.
D.Sumiyabazar: During the visit, the Chinese side expressed willingness to support two major projects in Ulaanbaatar
The first test of a light-rail train will be conducted in 2024. And also, the construction of a highway will be initiated. Feasibility study and blueprints of the Tuul highway have been completed, which is one of the projects that are ready for implementation. So, we have officially proposed to China to implement these two projects within five years. The relevant parties are currently in the negotiation stage. I believe we can complete these projects.
Proposal put forth on utilizing liquefied gas for public transport
On February 9, Chairman of the Citizens’ Representative Khural of the Capital City J.Batbayasgalan received executives of the ‘Gazprombank’ of Russia to discuss cooperation.
MNT100 BILLION SOFT LOAN PROGRAM GEARED TOWARDS SME ANNOUNCED
Within the framework of public-private partnership, Ulaanbaatar City’s SMEs Support Center and Bogd Bank have announced that a MNT100 billion soft loan with be granted to the SMEs operating in Ulaanbaatar city. Specifically, soft loans with a monthly interest rate of 1.3-1.5 will be provided to SMEs. SMEs will be offered flexible and favorable conditions, and the partner companies will focus on further improving loan and deposit conditions.
Construction projects during the COVID-19 pandemic
The newly appointed administration of Ulaanbaatar city has made valuable contributions despite the pandemic crisis.
Licenses no longer required to conduct 74 types of services
Calls from citizens seeking inquiries and information related to 74 types of services accounted for 27.5 percent of the calls to the 1800-1200 Call Center of the Capital city.
D.Sumiyabazar: We will focus on increasing jobs, income, and employment
At an operational meeting of Ulaanbaatar city officials D.Sumiyabazar, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar noted that 2022 will be a year dedicated to the prosperity of the citizens, and stressed that he will focus on increasing jobs, income, and employment.
BUDGET ON REDUCING TRAFFIC CONGESTION
During the extended meeting on May 19, 2021, for the first time, the Government of Mongolia discussed the pressing issues of Ulaanbaatar and made the decision to annually allocate MNT 420 billion to solve traffic congestion. Prior to this, the capital city authorities have been implementing several policies on reducing traffic congestion and all possible solutions that could be thought of except for those that required a large budget, such as subways, overhead roads, and bridges, and a unified traffic management system. This historic decision was made when Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar Sumiyabazar Dolgorsuren and the city authorities cooperated with the Government to raise issues at a time when there was an urgent need for a comprehensive solution for the issue concerning decentralization.
Ulaanbaatar city authority fights corruption and supports businesses
Mr. Sumiyabazar Dolgorsuren, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, signed off on the decision to enable 74 types of trade and services activities to be carried out freely based on their registration starting from January 1st, 2022, in accordance with the capital city’s laws, standards, and requirements.The 74 types of trade and services activities that can operate without permits given that they are registered with the tax authority and meet the relevant standards.
“Mongolia is on the same level as developed countries for its development of IT and communications sector”
“InvesCore’s achievements will serve as a stepping stone for many more Mongolian companies to enter the foreign market”
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’