National Science and Technology Council convenes

2022-01-26 16:48:21

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The National Science and Technology Council held its first meeting for 2022 on January 25. The composition of National Council for Science and Technology has been updated by involving representatives from the private sector, research institutions and universities.

At the meeting headed by the Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan, the science and technology sector reform, activities to be implemented in 2022, as well as the operational report of the National Council and the Science and Technology Foundation for 2021, and next year's work plans were presented.

There is a need to increase the investment for science and technology sector as it accounts for only 0.16 percent of GDP which is very low performance compared to that of developed countries.

This year, the Ministry of Education and Science aims to improve and reform the legal environment in the field of science and technology, strengthen human resources, diversify research works, increase funding and investment, support employees' social welfare, expand cooperation, increase sector's value and make an e-transition. 

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