BFA delegates received

Politics
unurzul@montsame.gov.mn
2019-08-21 13:13:49

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On August 20, Chief of Staff to the President of Mongolia Z. Enkhbold received delegates headed by Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, who are attending the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference here.  

At the meeting, Mr.Enkhbold emphasized that the participation of experts, businessmen and government officials in the BFA Ulaanbaatar Conference gives opportunity to share views on regional issues and discuss possibilities to expand economic cooperation along with seeking ways to overcome challenges in relations of business doing with Mongolia and developing a broader scale of partnership.

Noting about Mongolia’s adhering a policy to take active part in BFA activities, Mr. Enkhbold expressed its willingness to expand partnership with environmental organizations that are headed by Mr.Ban Ki-moon.

For his part, Mr. Ban Ki-moon thanked Mongolian government for hosting BFA for the first time. Mr. Ban Ki-moon also requested to convey invitation to President Kh.Battulga to attend the events for 20th anniversary of BFA which will be next year.

Moreover, Mr. Ban Ki-moon touched upon challenges in countries and regions caused by climate changes and noted cooperation opportunity in reduction of air pollution and promotion of green development within the mechanisms such as NEACAP and GGGI that are headed by himself.

At the meeting, the sides also exchanged views on ways of improving regional air quality and increasing energy sufficiency.