Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh pays an official visit to Japan

2018-12-13 17:09:09

At the invitation of the Government of Japan, Prime Minister of Mongolia Mr U.Khurelsukh is paying an official visit to the country on December 12-15. During the visit, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh will hold official talks with Prime Minister of Japan Mr Shinzo Abe and affirm Mongolia’s ‘third neighbor’ foreign policy with Japan.

Within the framework of the visit, Chairman of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Mr Hiroyuki Ishige paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh.

The sides mutually exchanged views on progress of implementation of Mongolia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement. Mr. H.Ishige expressed his pleasure at improvement of trade turnover and business ties between the two countries.

Moreover, he highlighted that the Japan’s side attach high significance to training Mongolian engineers in Japan. As of 2017, number of Mongolian students studying in Japan was 2517 and it is high indication considering the population of the country, Mr. H.Ishige noted.

Stressing that Japanese enterprises encounter some barriers to run businesses in Mongolia, Mr. H.Ishige asked the Prime Minister to pay attention to it. 

Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh said Mongolian side is working to establish Trade Representative Office of Mongolia in Tokyo in order to provide entities with comprehensive information on investment and to increase opportunities to develop their businesses. The PM also informed that it became ready to open ‘One Stop Service Center’ for foreign investors on January 1, 2019 in Ulaanbaatar city.  

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