Meeting held with Economic and Trade Division Head of U.S. Embassy
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On August 30, Member of the State Great Khural, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Sustainable Development Ms. Kh.Bulgantuya held a meeting with Head of the Economic and Trade Division of the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia John Cheng.
Movement of passenger train resumes
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The movement of passenger train, which had been suspended for months due to the coronavirus pandemic, was reopened on August 29, 2021 at 5:00 a.m. by the decision made by the SEC.
L.Oyun-Erdene: A new century of Mongolian-Russian cooperation begins
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Oyun-Erdene took part in a joint public and private sector meeting on ‘Supporting Mongolian-Russian business and attracting investment from Russia’.
Duplications at all levels of public organizations to be eliminated
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The first meeting of the National Committee in charge of transitioning to e-governance and building public service without red tape and corruption took place on August 26.
Mongolia’s active participation in IAEA activities commended
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 24, Resident Representative of Mongolia to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) G. Battungalag held a meeting with the IAEA Director General R.M. Grossi and exchanged views on cooperation.
President expresses full support for Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 25, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received President of the Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU) Kh.Amgalanbaatar and executive officials of the confederation.President U.Khurelsukh expressed his full support for CMTU in protecting worker rights, paying attention to social issues, and strengthening the trade union confederation.
Citizens to be annually involved in early-detection checkups
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At the Cabinet’s regular meeting on August 25, Minister of Health S.Enkhbold did a presentation on intensifying the efforts to involve the country’s total population in early detection checkups from January 1, 2022.
Women making up 82.8 percent of staff at educational institutions nationwide
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. During the 2020-2021 academic year, men made up 17.2 percent and women made up 82.8 percent of the staff at all levels of educational institutions, reports the National Statistics Office.
First meeting of national committee for stimulating the economy takes place
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The first meeting of the National Committee in charge of stimulating the economy amid the pandemic, increasing export, promoting import-substitute national manufacturing, strengthening public-private partnership and increasing investment took place in August 24.
International service standards being introduced at the new airport
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. New Ulaanbaatar International Airport LLC, which was established jointly by Mongolia and Japan, is taking responsibility started working in charge of the management of Chinggis Khaan International Airport in Khushigt Valley, built with a soft loan funding from the Government of Japan.
Interest expressed in establishing multilateral cooperation unit under Parliament
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Member of the State Great Hural, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Sustainable Development Mrs. Kh.Bulgantuya received ADB Country Director Pavit Ramachandran on August 23.
105 hectares of forests restored in capital city
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In Ulaanbaatar, 105 hectares of forests were restored this year spending state and local budget funds.
Mongolian scientists begin to develop PCR test
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Mongolian scientists have started to develop a PCR test, reports Minister of Health S.Enkhbold.
Soccer balls being manufactured with processed yak leather
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 19, Speaker of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar got acquainted with the operations of the ‘Mongolian Ball’ factory that is producing soccer balls made of processed yak leather.
Resilience in a riskier world
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Over the past two decades, the Asia-Pacific region has made remarkable progress in managing disaster risk. But countries can never let down their guard. The COVID-19 pandemic, with its epicentre now in Asia, and all its tragic consequences, has exposed the frailties of human societies in the face of powerful natural forces. As of mid-August 2021, Asian and Pacific countries had reported 65 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 1 million deaths.
E-Mongolia Academy to be established
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its regular meeting on August 18, the Cabinet resolved to establish E-Mongolia Academy under the Communication and Information Technology Authority (CITA).
COVID-19: 1,875 new cases, two deaths reported
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Ministry of Health has reported today, August 19 that 1,875 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected after conducting tests nationwide within the past 24 hours. More specifically, 600 new cases were detected in the capital city, with 1,275 cases in rural regions.
381 thousand children of 1st-5th grades to be involved in the school lunch program
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its regular meeting dated August 11, the Cabinet decided to expand ‘School lunch’ program and increase its daily cost per child to MNT 1500 from September 1, 2021.
Certification issued by doctors and hospitals to be entered into E-Mongolia system
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 11, Minister of Health S.Enkhbold introduced the digital transition in the health sector to the Cabinet members.