First state flag raised in Antarctica handed over to President

2019-01-17 11:59:23

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On January 16, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga received head of Antarctica Research Center, researcher, Sc.D L.Dugerjav.

During the meeting, Professor L.Dugerjav handed over the state flag of Mongolia which was raised in Antarctica. This year marks the 10th anniversary of participation of Mongolia in Antarctica research. On the occasion of the anniversary, the Mongolian researchers worked with the researchers from other countries at the Bulgarian Antarctic Base (BAB) on the Livingston Island of Antarctica, establishing their own research base named after Chinggis Khaan.


President reminisced that Mongolian polar research L.Dugerjav embarked on an expedition to Antarctica a decade ago and wished him good luck with his research works.