Mongolia, Thailand express readiness to intensify implementation of cultural agreement

2021-04-20 18:00:14

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On April 19, Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin held a virtual meeting with her Thailand counterpart.

In addition to the representatives of the Ministries of Culture of Mongolia and the Kingdom of Thailand, the meeting was attended by the Ambassador of Mongolia to the Kingdom of Thailand A.Tumur and Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of Thailand in Beijing Benjamin Sukanjanajti.

Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin expressed her commitment to work together actively with Minister Itthiphol Khunpluem and the Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Thailand to expand friendly cooperation between the two countries in the field of culture and arts.

The Ministers of Culture of the two countries noted their readiness to intensify the implementation of the 2006 Cultural Agreement between the Governments of Mongolia and the Kingdom of Thailand, to organize cultural and artistic events, festivals and exhibitions, and to preserve and restore cultural heritage and historical monuments and to exchange experts within the framework of the agreement.

Moreover, the sides discussed the possibilities to lay the foundation for the development of Mongol studies in Thailand and Thai studies in Mongolia, to train Chinggis Khaan Museum staff in Thailand, to support the exchange of experiences, to involve Mongolian artists in ASEAN film festivals and other cultural events, and to promote Thai culture. They also agreed to participate in major festivals to be organized with the support of the Ministry and to organize exhibitions of modern and traditional art. They expressed their willingness to work more closely together to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation and enrich it with new content.

The Ministers also concurred to hold reciprocal visits when the risk of the pandemic subsides.


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