Former Prime Minister summoned for questioning
Former Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg has been summoned for questioning regarding the 2015 Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Development and Financing Plan, signed in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, said the Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) on April 2.
Parliamentary working group to look into OT Agreement
Pursuant to an ordinance of the Speaker of Parliament, a working group has been formed to review the implementation of the 2009 Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement between the Government and UK-based Rio Tinto Group.
Mongolbank purchases 734 kg gold in March
The Bank of Mongolia purchased 734 kg gold in March, it reported on April 2.
President to initiate a bill on restoration of capital punishment
President Kh.Battulga intends to initiate a bill on the amendment to the Criminal Code of Mongolia, reinstating capital punishment.
Mongolians demand more actions against child abuse
Mongolians raised their voices and demanded more resolute action against child abuse on March 31.
IAAC arrests three suspects for law-breaking
The Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) has arrested three suspects in the course of its investigation of the Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement.
Discussion themed ‘Education and Upbringing’ held
President Kh.Battulga is addressing sustainable development of education sector, which he believes is the main solution to the perceived moral breakdown in the Mongolian society.
Mongolbank expects continuity in growth of gold purchase
On the sidelines of the 2018 Mongolia Gold forum & exhibition, held on March 15-16, P.Erdenetuya, Director of Treasury Department of the Bank of Mongolia sat with us to discuss what measures the bank is planning to take in 2018 to increase its gold purchase. Mongolian gold miners sold 20.05 tons of gold to the central bank in 2017, contributing about USD 700 million to the foreign-exchange reserves of Mongolia.
19th International Travel Mart expo opens
The 19th International Travel Mart (ITM) tourism expo opened today at the Misheel Complex.
UNESCO’s heritage project to be implemented nationwide
A national consultative meeting on UNESCO project ‘Heritage in a Box’ will be held next week in Ulaanbaatar.
Education Minister meets UNESCO Bangkok delegates
Delegates from the Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development (EISD) of the UNESCO Bangkok Office are visiting Mongolia.
Ambassador to US presents credentials to President Trump
Otgonbayar Yondon, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the United States of America, has presented his credentials to President Donald J.Trump, reported the Mongolian Embassy in the country on March 28.
SCO Secretary General pays courtesy call on President
On March 28, President Kh.Battulga received Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Rashid Alimov. The latter is paying a two-day visit to Mongolia.
Trade Related Assistance for Mongolia Project launched
The European Union’s (EU) Trade Related Assistance for Mongolia (TRAM) Project has been launched at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today.
Cabinet’s performance rate 44.6 percent
The Cabinet’s 2016-2020 action plan saw 44.6 percent implementation rate at the end of 2017.