JICA to implement six new projects in MongoliaPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 15, Deputy Prime Minister Ya.Sodbaatar received Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Tamuro Eriko.
At the start of the meeting, the Deputy PM emphasized that one of priorities in Mongolian foreign policy is developing friendly relations and partnership with Japan as a strategic partner and third neighboring country with common values.
Noting the government’s objective to overcome socio-economic challenges caused by the pandemic, and quickly recover the economy to its prior state, he then expressed satisfaction in JICA’s partnership with the National Emergency Management Agency in enhancing the necessary guidelines, standards, and methodology for improving the earthquake resistance for infrastructure and buildings and proper urban planning.
Ms. Tamuro Eriko introduced that studies are currently being conducted on implementing six projects in Mongolia, which includes projects revolving around the pandemic situation, disaster protection, fair competition, development of the new airport area, monitoring of industrial wastewater.
As the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan will be marked in 2022, Deputy PM Ya.Sodbaatar expressed great confidence in welcoming the anniversary with the successful implementation of projects.