Gov’t working group holds meeting with representatives of Rio Tinto

2021-10-27 13:39:59

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Members of the working group in charge of implementing the parliamentary resolution No.92 dated November 21, 2019, titled ‘Ensuring the interests of Mongolia in the exploitation of the Oyu Tolgoi gold-copper mine’ led by Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Kh.Nyambaatar yesterday held a meeting with representatives of Rio Tinto.

During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on accelerating the negotiations on Oyu Tolgoi project and developing a working plan to resolve certain issues surrounding the project in the near future. The working group members stressed the need to pay special attention to ensuring the full implementation of the parliamentary resolution No.92.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry G.Yondon, Minister of Energy N.Tavinbekh, Deputy Minister of Justice and Home Affairs B.Solongoo, CEO of Erdenes Oyu Tolgoi LLC N.Tserenbat. Whereas, Copper Chief Executive of Rio Tinto B.Bold, Head of Rio Tinto Ventures Andrew Latham, Country Director in charge of Rio Tinto’s operation in Mongolia Kh.Amarjargal and advisor B.Usukhbayar represented the company.