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Today marks the 379th historic anniversary of Ulaanbaatar city. Foundation of present-day Ulaanbaatar city was laid by enthroning Undur Gegeen (High Saint) Zanabazar in 1639 on the bank of Lake Shireet Tsagaan and establishing his residence. The city was settled in the present location in 1778 after changing its location 29 times. The first Constitution of Mongolia in 1924 officially named the capital city of Mongolia as Ulaanbaatar.
On the occasion of the anniversary, Garuda 2018 ceremony was held to announce best organizations that made valuable contribution to the development of the capital city.
Circle K international convenience store was selected as the best franchising, Bid and Bid LLC and Shine Songolt department store were selected as the best constructions whereas Mongol Basalt LLC was selected as the best plant that introduced advanced technologies, Urban brand by Denimon LLC as the best branding and the Embassy of China as the best in auto road and infrastructure sector.
A ceremony to pay tribute to the memorial monument where foundation of Ulaanbaatar city laid, took place today marking the anniversary of the capital city. Six police officers who are getting married today also paid tribute to the armorial monument of the capital city.
Moreover, armorial flag raising ceremony of the capital city was held at the 032nd army unit.