Cabinet meeting news in brief

2019-12-11 17:29:28

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting on December 11, the Cabinet made the following decisions:

  • It approved the draft agreement on defense cooperation between the Governments of Mongolia and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and decided to consult with the corresponding standing committee over the agreement.
  • The cabinet decided to present the 2019 Technological Advancement Award to Academician B.Byambaa for his work ‘Advanced technology for curing and preventing parasitic diseases of livestock’ and permitted Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Technology Yo.Baatarbileg to take out MNT 100 million from the Science and Technology Fund for the prize.
  • In 2020, the Armed Forces of Mongolia will have its officers participate in peacekeeping and other international military operations in the Republic of South Sudan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Mongolian officers are serving in peacekeeping operations in seven countries at present.
  •  The 800th anniversary of the establishment of the ancient Mongolian city of Karakorum will be celebrated next year. Head of the Cabinet Secretariat L.Oyun-Erdene was appointed as chairperson of the anniversary celebration committee.