China's practices in forestation under attention of Ministry

2022-01-24 17:06:34

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Environment and Tourism B.Bat-Erdene held a virtual meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the People's Republic of China T. Badral.


Highlighting that Mongolian companies are expressing their interest in cooperating with China as the country makes the environment and green development sector as a priority, Ambassador T.Badral noted that with its state policy an area of one million square kilometer has been reforested in China since 1978.


As the most of the Mongolian students studying in China chose professions related to the social sciences, the sides noted the possibility of further cooperation in training qualified professionals in the field of environment and tourism, and agreed on the need of training personnel in the field of forestation and combating desertification.

Minister of Environment and Tourism B.Bat-Erdene expressed his commitment to expand cooperation in introducing successful practices of China on planting trees in the desert, sharing information and fighting against yellow dust storm with aims to reducing desertification and successfully implementing ‘One Billion Trees’ nationwide campaign.

Furthermore, they discussed establishing a memorandum on cooperation in the field of ecology and the environment between the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People's Republic of China.