ADB Signs Projects to Develop Renewable Energy and Improve Tax Administration in Mongolia
On November 2, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Mongolia signed loan and grant agreements totaling USD85.6 million for projects focused on developing the country’s first distributed renewable energy system and improving tax administration and public investment management using information and communications technology (ICT).
Mongolian Fine Art Masterpiece: “The Himalayan Mountains”
MONTSAME National News Agency in cooperation with the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery is presenting a series of Mongolian fine art masterpieces. This time, we are presenting the artwork, Himalayan Mountains, which was made by State Honored Cultural Artist M.Tsembeldorj.
Ambassador of Kuwait presents letter of credence
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kuwait to Mongolia Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi presented his letter of credence to President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga today.
Miss Mongolia E.Enkhriimaa to represent Mongolia at Miss World 2018
Distinguished with its motto ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ from the other similar competitions, the Miss World beauty pageant has been organized since 1951. This year, the 20-year-old E.Enkhriimaa has been selected to represent Mongolia at the Miss World 2018 as she became the national winner of the Miss World Mongolia 2018.
The Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Cup wraps up successfully in Ulaanbaatar
On October 25-28, the 1st Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Cup took place in Ulaanbaatar, selecting its victors. The tournament was organized by the Mongolian Gymnastics Federation (MGF) with the support of the Mongolian Government. Over 100 gymnasts, judges, coaches and officials from 11 countries, such as Taiwan, North Korea, India, Kazakhstan and South Korea, attended the tournament.
Prize winners of Garuda 2018 announced
Today marks the 379th historic anniversary of Ulaanbaatar city. Foundation of present-day Ulaanbaatar city was laid by enthroning Undur Gegeen (High Saint) Zanabazar in 1639 on the bank of Lake Shireet Tsagaan and establishing his residence. The city was settled in the present location in 1778 after changing its location 29 times. The first Constitution of Mongolia in 1924 officially named the capital city of Mongolia as Ulaanbaatar.
Capital’s coat of arms with the Golden Soyombo
In 1995, a set of regulations on the usage of the capital’s emblem and the flag’s design were approved by the Citizens’ Representative Meeting of the capital as the Article 5.1 of the law on the Legal Status of the Capital City stated, “The capital shall have its own flag and coat of arms.”
Xianbei remains, discovered for the first time on display
A research team of the National Museum of Mongolia conducted excavations at the site of Airagiin Gozgor in Jargalant soum of Orkhon aimag. As a result of the research, tombs that display evidence of unique burial ritual that have never been found before were discovered and documented. An exhibition themed ‘Archaeological sites of Airagiin Gozgor’ opened on october 24 at the National Museum of Mongolia to promote scientific significance of the discovery.
Bayan-Ulgii aimag to export livestock by-products to Iran
‘Zerger International’ LLC of Bayan-Ulgii aimag is to export livestock by-products including head and five internal organs to the Islamic Republic of Iran from next month.
T.Khulan: Each day has its own color
An art exhibition by artist T.Khulan, who has prior, mounted joint and solo art exhibitions in Japan, South Korea, China and so forth, is taking place under a theme ‘Once a day’ in ‘Joroi Khulan’ art studio.
President Kh.Battulga attends the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit
As Mongolia hosted the 11th ASEM summit, President Battulga made welcoming remarks right after the opening speech by President of the European Council Mr Donald Tusk.
В Монголии состоялся официальный визит министра обороны РФ С.Шойгу
18 октября в Монголии состоялся официальный однодневный визит министра обороны Российской федерации Сергея Шойгу. Визит прошёл по приглашению главы Министерства обороны Монголии Нямаагийна Энхболда.
Regional Logistics Center puts into operation
A Regional Logistics Center established in Zamyn-Uud soum of Dornogobi aimag was put into operation. PM U.Khurelsukh, members of parliament, minister of Road and Transport Development and other officials attended the opening ceremony of the world standard transport and logistics center.
Paul Akiwumi: Mongolia has potential to be the most highly developed country among landlocked countries
“Mongolia has a possibility to structurally transform the economy by developing domestic manufacturing and infrastructure alongside with preparing educated human resource”.
Today’s Mongolia through the lens of photographers
The United Association of Mongolian Photographers initiated the ‘Mongolia Today’ program aimed at promoting the country’s development, culture and customs to the world, and enriching the archives of international media agencies with Mongolian themed photos.
Construction of oil refinery running at 40 percent
Construction works of the oil refinery was launched last June and infrastructure works or construction of auto road, railroad and power line are running at 40 percent.
D.Byambaa: Mongolia was the second country to recognize the DPRK
It has been 70 years since Mongolia recognized the independence of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and established diplomatic relations with the country on October 15, 1948.
MON-30 buses to reduce expenses of public transport sector by 30-40 percent
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh attended in the ceremony for handing over MON-30 electric buses to the public transport sector of the capital city. The electric buses which have capacity to travel 200 km on a two to three- hour charge, is now ready for public transport service.
Eagle huntress N.Aisholpan establishes foundation
Internationally recognized eagle huntress N.Aisholpan has established her own foundation to help children from low-income households.