Chief of Cabinet Secretariat meets Ambassador of Canada

2020-10-27 15:46:15

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister and Chief of Cabinet Secretariat L.Oyun-Erdene met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Mongolia Catherine Ivkoff.

Minister L.Oyun-Erdene underscored that mining and agricultural relations and cooperation between Mongolia and its third neighbor and one of its top investors, Canada, have been growing rapidly and expressed gratitude for working together with Mongolia in numerous efforts such as upskilling civil servants and ensuring gender equality.

Ambassador Catherine Ivkoff voiced support for Mongolia’s goals to grow its economy and ensure sustainable development and said the COVID-19 preventive measures of the Government of Mongolia and relevant bodies have been effective. The Ambassador also said Canada has been implementing projects and programs in Mongolia to support the country in achieving citizen-centered service delivery, managing its mineral revenues, ensuring economic empowerment of women, and fighting gender-based violence.

The sides exchanged views on boosting trade and economic relations, encouraging cooperation in possible sectors, and implementing development projects and programs.