Views exchanged on increasing students to major in specialties

2021-03-03 14:17:21

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan received the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui on March 2.

For Mongolia and China that have comprehensive strategic partnership relations, cooperation in the educational sector is the broadest and the most important. Within this cooperation, seven schools and one kindergarten were agreed to be built with a grant from China. Four of them have been commissioned and others will be commissioned this year. The project aims to eliminate  three shifts in some schools. The new buildings of schools will be built with high quality and commissioned this year on time, said the Ambassador. Also, he asked the Minister for support and collaboration in clearing land for the driveaway entrance of the schools and building a water protection dam.

Over 10,000 Mongolians are studying in China. The Minister put forth a request to resolve the matters regarding students’ crossing the border and tuition fees caused by the pandemic.

They also exchanged views on increasing the number of students majoring in specialty and studying in priority areas, as well as improving involvement in the scholarship. The Chinese side said that it would be possible to resolve the issue of student enrollment if a list of specific specialties is provided.

Moreover, they touched upon the possibility of working together to provide jobs for the graduates by concluding a tripartite agreement.