Exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Bogd Khaan
On the occasion of the 150th birthday anniversary of Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutuktu and the 107th anniversary of the Restoration of National Freedom and Independence of Mongolia, tribute was paid to the first Bogd gegeen, High Saint Zanabazar and ‘Bogd Khan’ exhibition opened at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, where Bogd Khanate flag waving ceremony was also held.
MONTSAME National News Agency names top 10 events happened in the country throughout the year of 2018
In particular, President Kh.Battulga proposed to set up a joint working group to establish North-East Asian Super Grid when attending the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Belgium.
Winners of English Essay Contest awarded
The Mongol Messenger, English weekly newspaper operated by the national news agency MONTSAME in collaboration with the British Embassy in Mongolia and MIAT Mongolian Airlines, organized an essay contest in English among 10-12 grade students of high schools in Ulaanbaatar. An award ceremony of the contest was held on December 27 in the Press Center of MONTSAME news agency.
First and last female Noyon of Mongolia
More specifically, it was in 1902, when the Manchus gave the title of Noyon to the Queen Consort, which is the first and last time such an event ever occurred. Her headdress with decoration, which was expression of the rank, such as the tube of jade with a ruby on top that was coated in gold, is still kept at the Bogd Khaan’s Palace Museum to this day.
Entrepreneur 2018 selects top national entities
Promoting top entities and businesspeople who contribute to the national economy, the Entrepreneur Ceremony took place on December 21, 2018 for the 22nd year organized by the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI).
Opera singer E.Ankhbayar arrives home with two gold medals
Mongolian opera singer E.Ankhbayar, who participated in the opera and romance categories at the Rimsky-Korsakov International Competition of Young Opera Singers, winning 1st place in both categories, has arrived back in Mongolia today.
Traditional Mongolian locks on display
An exhibition, showcasing all types of Mongolian traditional locks that are beautifully hand-crafted with great details, combing Mongolian interlocking method with blacksmith’s skills opened at the Mongolian Theatre’s Museum on December 19.
New airport expected to be operational in July, 2019
Together with his cabinet members, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh yesterday got acquainted with construction progress of the New Ulaanbaatar International Airport being built in Khushig Valley of Tuv aimag. Ambassador of Japan to Mongolia M.Takaoka and representatives of Japanese investor companies and entities were invited to the event.
Top young academics of the year awarded
A decree on awarding outstanding young academics was issued by the President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga and the Presidential Prize of 2018 awarding ceremony took place today.
Mongolian Fine Art Masterpiece ‘The Household of the Plain’
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, ‘A Nomadic Family of the Steppe’ by State Prize Laureate, People’s Artist, Doctor of Arts Studies N.Tsultem.
The only monument dedicated to sutra in Mongolia
Mongolian Shunkhan Danjuur (Mongolian Red Danjuur), a rare sutra in the world and a stone stele monument dedicated to it are being preserved at the National Library of Mongolia.
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh pays an official visit to Japan
At the invitation of the Government of Japan, Prime Minister of Mongolia Mr U.Khurelsukh is paying an official visit to the country on December 12-15. During the visit, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh will hold official talks with Prime Minister of Japan Mr Shinzo Abe and affirm Mongolia’s ‘third neighbor’ foreign policy with Japan.
Northeast Asia Martial Arts Forum takes place
The 2018 Northeast Asia Martial Arts Forum started today at the UN House in Ulaanbaatar. The aims of the event are to exchange information about the current state of martial arts development in Northeast Asian countries, develop regional partnership and to support youth and women to train in martial arts.
Rare version of Ganjuur scripture with silver lettering kept in Mongolia
From the Golden Ganjuur (Kanjur), Silver Ganjuur and the ‘Nine precious Ganjuur’ scriptures kept at the Museum of Rare and Valuable Books of the National Library of Mongolia, the silver Ganjuur is considered very rare in the world.
Queen Consort Dondogdulam’s headpiece
Among the exhibits, the one that caught the attention of the visitors most was her headpiece. The silver headpiece, which was made in the early 20th century by the talented craftsmen of the palace, is decorated with various gemstones, such as coral, pearl and turquoise and has 58 threads of pearl drops with dark pink stones.
‘The Last Queen of Mongolia’ exhibition opens
To enrich the public’s knowledge about Queen Consort Dondogdulam’s scholarly side as well as her personality, the exhibition, ‘The Last Queen of Mongolia’, has opened, displaying the exhibits that relate to her, being stored in the Bogd Khaan’s Palace museum.
MNT 4.5 billion to be spent on supporting employment of persons with disabilities
On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a forum themed ‘Strengthening partnership between government and non-governmental organizations for ensuring rights of persons with disabilities’ was organized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection at the State House.
Mongolian Fine Art Masterpiece: “Steel Stirrup”
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, ‘Steel Stirrup’ by State Prize Laureate and State Honored Cultural Figure D.Amgalan.
7 milliion euro project implemented at General Hospital for State Special Servants
Under the financial partnership between the Government of Mongolia and the Government of the Republic of Austria, one-year project to renew medical equipment and prepare human resource has been successfully implemented at the General Hospital for State Special Servants and the project completion ceremony took place on November 27.