Honorary Consulate of Mongolia Opens in TorontoPolitics
Ulaanbaatar, November 24, 2023 /MONTSAME. During her Official Visit to Canada, Foreign Minister Battsetseg Batmunkh participated in the Opening Ceremony of the Honorary Consulate of Mongolia in Toronto on November 21, 2023.
Consul Generals from other countries in Toronto, Honorary Consuls, business delegates, and Mongolians were present at the ceremony. The participants were greeted with performances of Morin Khuur (horsehead fiddle), traditional Mongolian long song, Khoomii (throat singing), and praise.
Bryan Wilfert, the Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, assumed his office in July 2023. In addition to Ontario, Mongolia has Honorary Consuls in the Canadian provinces of Quebec, Alberta, and British Columbia.
Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg also met with representatives of the Mongolians residing in Ottawa and Montreal provinces on November 20, 2023.
At the Meeting, Foreign Minister Battsetseg exchanged opinions with representatives and introduced the Mongolian Government's policy and activities for Mongolians living abroad. Ms. Batstsetseg presented the textbooks, guidebooks, and other related books to Mongolian schools in Canada. Approximately 2,300 Mongolian citizens live in Canada, and the majority of them reside in the country's largest cities, including Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver.