Clause regarding restriction on right to travel suggested to come into force from 2021
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Legal Affairs discussed and supported the Amendment Bill to the Criminal Procedure Code. According to the article 5 of the Criminal Procedure Code, a clause about the restriction on the civilian right to freedom of movement should have come into force from January of this year, however the draft amendment to the law suggests to postpone it till 2021.
Electronic Information Center opens in Khovd
The Health Department of Khovd province has established an Electronic Information Center with the aim of exchanging information promptly with soum health centers and providing knowledge and skills to doctors and professionals based on electronic technology.
A.Gansukh: From the very beginning I have told the President “Not to go for the bargain if a horse-trade will be proposed for the case that I am being investigated by the IAAC and the Prosecutors”
I had an interview with the former Minister of Roads and Transport A. Gansukh. I had this interview on the preconditions that we would not talk about politics and also I would not ask questions related to the present job he is doing.
More herders to access weather forecast and pasture information
Weather forecast and pasture information SMS system now reaches an additional 21,654 herders in Mongolia to protect their animals and livelihoods. Under the “Leveraging Technology and Tradition for Resilience in Rural Mongolia” (LTT4R) project, an SMS platform providing real-time, on-demand weather information has been extended to Dornod, Sukhbaatar, Arkhangai and Uvurkhangai aimags by People in Need (PIN) and Mercy Corps to expand coverage to all 21 aimags.
MP Ya.Sodbaatar appointed as Minister of Road and Transportation Development
MP Ya.Sodbaatar has been appointed as Minister of Road and Transportation Development. Today's plenary meeting of the parliamentary session discussed the appointment as the Government submitted its proposal. After the appointment he received the stamp of the Minister at the Ministry.
Days of Mongolian-Russian Friendship and Cooperation to run for 58th time
The “Days of Mongolian-Russian Friendship and Cooperation-2018” is to take place in Mongolia for the 58th time. October 2, The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Mongolia together with the Union of Mongolian Friendship Societies (UMFS) held a press conference on the occasion of the event, providing detailed information on upcoming events to strengthen friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries.
Dutch Development Bank Arranges USD 120 million loan to Khan Bank
The Dutch Development Bank FMO arranged a USD 120 million loan to Khan Bank, Mongolia’s leading universal bank. This USD 120 million loan (equivalent to MNT 300 billion) is the largest loan in Khan Bank’s history and will strengthen its strategy to reach out to even the most remote areas of Mongolia.
D.Altankhuyag: Mongolia needs professional ballet school
It is not long time since Mongolia started staging a ballet ‘Nutcracker’ as other countries do customarily during the New Year. Auditions ran on September 16 to select young dancers who have an aspiration of being a part of the ballet. The Mongol Messenger interviewed D.Altankhuyag, State Honored Artist and Head of the Mongolian Ballet Development Foundation, who is working to stage this ballet in modern American version to Mongolian audiences for the fifth year.
President Kh.Battulga proposes for joint organization of North East Asian Super Grid
On September 12, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga attended the extended session of the 4th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia and addressed speech.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pays courtesy call on President Battulga
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga continues to hold bilateral meetings with heads of state and government on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia. Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe paid a courtesy call on President Battulga on september 11.
President Battulga meets Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak-Yeon
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga arrived today at the international airport of Vladivostok, Russia, to attend the 4th Eastern Economic Forum. Following the President’s arrival to Russky Island where the Eastern Economic Forum is taking place, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak-yeon paid a courtesy call.