Minister of Transport meets Russian Ambassador

2019-10-18 16:59:53

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia I.K.Azizov, discussing bilateral cooperation.

Expressing his pleasure at meeting again with the Ambassador, Minister B.Enkh-Amgalan thanked the Russian side for collaborating in high-level celebration of the 60th anniversary of joint development of virgin lands, 70th anniversary of Ulaanbaatar Railway Mongolia-Russia joint venture, 80th anniversary of the Victory of the Battle of Khalkhin Gol as a neighboring country with long-standing friendly relations.

He put forward proposals to further expand and elevate the cooperation, partnering in railway and airport projects, gas supply, and student exchange. The Minister also introduced the plans to establish and operate flight academy, light aircraft assembly center, and aircraft maintenance center accredited by Boeing at the old airport after the new one comes into operation and suggested to collaborate on them. 

Thanking the Minister for accepting his invitation to meet, Ambassador I.K.Azizov pledged to pay special attention to the proposals and concurred with the Minister on the issue of elevation of bilateral transport cooperation. He then handed over an invitation of Russian Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich to Minister B.Enkh-Amgalan to attend the Transport Week 2019 to take place in Russia next month.