President meets ADB Country Director

2017-09-22 11:23:50
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Kh.Battulga, President of Mongolia, received Yolanda Fernandez Lommen, Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Mongolia, on September 21.

Beginning the meeting, the ADB Country Director said she is focusing attention to several priorities included in a strategy, which is being co-formulated by Mongolia and the ADB, on diversifying the economy, augmenting job places and making public services and its distribution to the public more fruitful. She added that the ADB plans to implement projects and programs on supporting countryside development and small and middle industries, processing of agricultural products, maximizing income of people and reforming educational and health sectors. A project will be realized for the first time in Mongolia with objectives to back people with disabilities by providing them with job places and proper conditions for working and living, Yolanda said.

Noting that the ADB rendered big assistance to Mongolia for overcoming the economic transition period, the President pointed out that the access to provinces improved after construction of paved-roads to aimags from the capital city during his post of the Minister of Road and Transportation.

The President noted about his meetings with leaders of some countries at the Eastern Economic Forum held in Vladivostok and discussing issues of opening gates for Mongolia penetrating into the market to East Asian countries in order to change its dependence from single market.