President advises not to rush amending Constitution
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga welcomed in his office the members of working group on amending the Constitution, including D.Lundeejantsan, G.Zandanshatar and J.Batzandan MPs on August 14.
Weather forecast until August 19
Temporary thunderstorms are expected in some parts of western and eastern regions and in northern part of central aimags on August 15, in some parts of western, central and eastern aimags on August 16, and in some parts of western and central regions on August 17 and 18. Winds will get stronger most of the time, reaching 7-12 m/sec, and on some days, reaching 18-20 m/sec.
Cabinet meeting in brief
The Cabinet of Ministers is convened for a regular meeting on Wednesday. Aside from a number of issues, the ministers approved the program of visit of the Defense Minister B.Bat-Erdene who will attend the closing ceremony of the International Military Festival on August 11-13.
Cabinet OKs environmental health project to lower death rate by 10 percent
Cabinet approved the Second Program on Environmental Health on Wednesday regular meeting. In order to conduct surveillance of impacts of surrounding environment on human health, lower negative consequence through risk prevention and establishing healthy and safe environment for people, the program outlines seven main objectives as follows:
Weather forecast until August 9
Temporary thunderstorms are expected in the left half of territory on August 5, in some parts of western, central and eastern aimags on August 6, in some regions on August 7, in western parts of western aimags, central and eastern aimags and in the Gobi on August 8.
Yokozuna D.Dagvadorj and former Transport Minister A.Gansukh appointed presidential agents
President Kh.Battulga issued a decree on August 3 on appointing D.Dagvadorj and A.Gansukh the presidential agents. Mr Dagvadorj Dolgorsuren, the 68th grand champion of professional sumo, is being appointed the President’s agent in charge of Mongolia-Japan affairs. Mr Gansukh Amarjargal is being assigned as the agent in charge of Mongolia-Russia-China trilateral relations.
Hearing to take place at request of S.Zorig’s murder suspects
A court session of supervisory instance for suspects of S.Zorig‘s murder is taking place on August 4. Ts.Amgalanbaatar, B.Sodnomdarjaa and T.Chimgee were sentenced to 24-25 years of imprisonment in high-security correctional facilities as a result of the hearings conducted last December.
Poet Ts.Khulan appointed advisor to President
President Kh.Battulga has issued a decree and appointed State Honored Cultural Figure Ts.Khulan his Cultural and Religious Policy Advisor. Ms Khulan Tsoodol is a journalist and celebrated poet.
President Kh.Battulga receives Prosecutor-General and Chief Justice Advisor
President Kh.Battulga received Wednesday Prosecutor-General Kh.Enkhjargal and Chief Advisor of Justice M.Enkh-Amgalan. The President discussed about the alleged case of MNT 60 billion for trading off higher positions in government authorities.
Two firefighting helicopters to be purchased with people’s donations
In order to support the works of emergency departments throughout the country, more than 770 individuals, companies and collectives have donated about MNT 760 million in times of nationwide disaster of wildfire. In the midst of July, wildfires were burning in 22 locations. National Emergency Commission received the donors today. NEMA Chairman Brigadier-General G.Arvinbuyan extended gratitude to those who helped.
G.Orgil: Foreign nationals must carry their documentations at all times
G.Orgil, a state immigration inspector at the Immigration Agency of Mongolia, has been interviewed by press department of the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs, as one of the series of interviews with purposes to educate the foreign nationals residing in Mongolia.
Oyu Tolgoi achieves 88.7 percent recycling level, Q2 report says
Oyu Tolgoi released the latest edition of its scorecard updating its performance for the second quarter of 2017 on July 28. Oyu Tolgoi continues to work with safety as its core priority. The All Injury Frequency Rate stood at 0.27 per 200,000 hours worked in the second quarter, as the operations and underground teams maintain significant focus in building a strong safety culture across the business. In Q2’17, 141,800 hours of safety training was delivered to over 11,000 employees and contractors, reports ot.mn.
Weather forecast until August 5
Heavy rain is expected in most regions between the 1st and 4th of August. Winds will get stronger before thunderstorms, reaching 18-20 m/sec.
7,500 children gather for Asia-Pacific Scout Jamboree
Seven thousand scouts have gathered for the 31st Asia-Pacific Jamboree near Ulaanbaatar. About 2,000 scout children from 40 countries and more than 4,000 Mongolian scouts celebrated last Friday the opening of the regional tent gathering at “Nairamdal” (Friendship) International Children’s Camp.
Weather forecast until August 3
Thunderstorms are expected in some parts of western and central aimags on July 30, western and central aimags and in the Gobi and July 31, and in most regions on August 1 and 2. Winds will get stronger before the rains, reaching 18-20 m/sec. The daytime temperature will rise on the 30th, however, temperatures are forecast to fall starting July 31.
Former Premier appointed political advisor to President
A former Prime Minister of Mongolia, Mr Altankhuyag Norov was appointed the political advisor to the President of Mongolia, in accordance with the presidential decree issued today, July 28. N.Altankhuyag was appointed the 27th head of government by the DP-dominated parliament in 2012 and was ousted in 2014.
Geo-database being developed to save exploration costs
In order to provide reliable and practical information to national and international investors of Mongolia, the Authority for Mineral Resources and Petroleum is starting to place data on geology, geochemistry, hydrogeology and locations on its website.
Ulaanbaatar to host 3X3 Asia Cup 2017
The FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on October 27-29 2017. Mongolia will host the second edition of the most important 3x3 competition for national teams in Asia and - for the first time - Oceania. The inaugural edition was held in Doha, Qatar on May 15-16 2013. This will mark the first time ever Mongolia hosts a FIBA 3x3 official event.
Prime Minister of Thailand congratulates President Kh.Battulga on his inauguration
His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand has congratulated His Excellency Mr. Khaltmaa Battulga, President of Mongolia on his victory in the Presidential elections and inauguration as the fifth President of Mongolia.
Mongolbank’s gold purchase reaches all-time high
The Bank of Mongolia made the regular press statement on Tuesday. Spokesperson D.Orgil highlighted in the beginning that the 7th Roundtable Meeting of Central Banks of Mongolia and China is arranged to take place on July 27 and 28 in Ulaanbaatar.
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