A Mongolian to receive 2019 Goethe Medals
The 2019 Goethe Medals go to Mongolian publisher, bookseller and political journalist Enkhbat Roozon, alongside the German-Turkish writer Doğan Akhanlı and the US-based, Iranian-born artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat.
Secretary of National Security Council A.Gansukh attending high-level forum on security issues
‘10th International Forum of High-Level Representatives for Security Issues’, organized by the Security Council of the Russian Federation, is being held on June 17-20, 2019 in Ufa, Russia.
Summer Reception of the German-Mongolian Business Community 2019
The German Embassy Ulaanbaatar and the German-Mongolian Business Association (DMUV) jointly organized the annual Summer Reception of the German-Mongolian Business Community in the garden of German Embassy on June 19th, 2019.
Mosaic wall project promotes creativity and collaboration of students
SOHO Impact and GerHub unveiled mosaic projects at two public schools in Sukhbaatar and Chingeltei districts of Ulaanbaatar on June 8 and 9, 2019.
Cooperative technical and vocational education and training project launched
The Cooperative Technical and Vocational Education and Training /cTVET/ project’s launch event was held on June 10 at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Mongolia.
Foreign Minister holds official talks with his Singaporean counterpart
Paying an official visit to the Republic of Singapore, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar held official talks with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan on June 6.
UN Population Fund delivers Project End Evaluation Result of the ‘Telemedicine’ Project
On June 6, UN Population Fund (UNFPA) delivered the final evaluation of Telemedicine Project in Ministry of Health under the title ‘Innovation in maternal and new-born health services, Mongolia: from pilot to institutionalization’.
State Secretary meets Director of Asia Pacific Directorate, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
On June 6, D.Davaasuren, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received Ms. Kate White, Director of Asia Pacific Directorate of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK, exchanging views on current state of bilateral relations and cooperation, actions to be implemented further and mutually interested matters regarding regional and international relations.
Gala concert ‘Masterpieces of German Classic Music’ staged
To mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Mongolia, the German Embassy Ulaanbaatar organized a gala concert of German classical music on June 6 at the Mongolian State Academic Theatre and Opera.
Mongolia and Kazakhstan hold 9th consular consultative meeting
The Ninth Consular Consultative Meeting between Foreign Affairs Ministries of Mongolia and the Republic of Kazakhstan was held on June 4 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Significance of Ulaanbaatar Dialogue Initiative emphasized
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs D.Davaasuren received delegates headed by Deputy Director-General of Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs M.Tamura, who are participating in the ongoing the sixth international conference ‘Ulaanbaatar Dialogue on Northeast Asian Security’.
Ticket prices of flights to western aimags to be reduced by 30-50 percent
Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan reported yesterday that flight tickets to western five aimags are possibly to be reduced by 30-50 percent.
Apartments to be leased to citizens
On June 5, the Cabinet made a decision to give 1542-household apartments built in Ulaanbaatar city, Orkhon, Khuvsgul and Gobi-Altai aimags under the rental apartment funds and lease them to citizens according to relevant regulations.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At its regular meeting on June 5, the Cabinet made the following decisions.
Implementations of law on elders to be intensified
Today, the Cabinet assigned Minister of Labor and Social Protection to formulate a State Midterm Action Plan for Elders and bring it into discussion.
Military long run obstacle course competition held
The military long run obstacle course competition, named after the President of Mongolia and the Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces, commenced on June 4 at the Five Hills Training Area of the Military Unit 311, the Peace Support Operations Training Center.
Cultural Envoy S.Zayasaikhan to display exhibition in Moscow and Irkutsk
Artist S.Zayasaikhan, Cultural Envoy of Mongolia, is preparing to display his exhibition in Moscow and Irkutsk, the Russian Federation.
Polar Star Order conferred upon Russian national
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga issued a decree on conferring the high state decoration—Polar Star Order upon Viktor S.Lobanov, a national of the Russian Federation, in recognition of his contribution to the strengthening of bilateral cooperation and friendly relations and the development of oil industry in Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar Mayor meets Seoul delegation
On June 4, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan received representatives of Seoul Metropolitan Government, the Republic of Korea.
President meets delegates of China Foundation for Desertification Control
During his state visit to the People’s Republic of China last April, Mongolia’s President specifically discussed with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping about reducing sand and dust storms and preventing desertification across border areas.
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