Traditional games to be promoted in collaboration with UNESCO

2019-11-18 11:30:10

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On November 15, Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports G.Ganbayar met with Khalil Ahmed Khan, Chairperson of the UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games Ad Hoc Advisory Committee and other representatives. They talked about cooperating in developing Mongolia’s traditional sports and games and promoting them regionally and globally, as well as other cooperation issues.

Mongolia joined the Group of Friends of UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games this year and both sides expressed readiness to hold international tournaments and festivals and collaborate in other areas as well.

The UNESCO representatives’ are here in Mongolia to meet with representatives of Mongolian traditional sports associations, non-governmental organizations and inheritors of traditional games while taking part in an academic conference, exhibition and open-day event being held under the Mongolian Games campaign.