Minister of Culture meets French AmbassadorArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 1, Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin held a meeting with Ambassador of the French Republic to Mongolia Sébastien Surun. They mainly discussed cooperation in cinematography in connection with the Ministry of Culture’s plan to open Mongolian pavilion at the 75th Cannes Film Festival to be organized in France in May 2022.
The Minister of Culture informed the Ambassador that Mongolia has adopted a law on cinematography and decided to permit the issuance of visas in ‘K4’ classification to facilitate travel to Mongolia for foreign artists arriving in the country for cultural and arts purposes or to make films and video content, and is collaborating with other countries in film production. She asked the Ambassador to provide full support to Mongolia’s participation in the upcoming Cannes festival.
The sides also discussed holding an exhibition about Chinggis Khaan and the Mongol Empire at a museum of history in Nantes, France in 2023-2024 together with trade and business forums, academic conference, and arts and cultural events.
The Ambassador of France outlined opportunities for cooperate in culture and activities planned by the French Embassy, undertaking to study every cooperation opportunity.