Mining Minister meets Turkish Ambassador

2022-01-13 16:27:28

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry G.Yondon held a meeting with Ambassador of Turkey to Mongolia Zafer Ateş on January 11 to discuss Mongolia-Turkey relations and cooperation in mining.

Minister G.Yondon expressed his pleasure that bilateral relations have been rapidly developing in economic cultural and educational areas in recent years.

Expressing his hope that advancements will be made in bilateral relations in mining and heavy industry during the Ambassador’s tenure, the Minister said there are ample opportunities for cooperation as Turkey has abundant reserves of some minerals.

Ambassador Zafer Ateş, during the meeting, noted that trade between the two countries increased to USD 74 million from USD 40 million in 2021 with Mongolia exporting molybdenum and silver to Turkey, expressing readiness to deepen cooperation in mining and heavy industry.