L.Otgonbaatar becomes Asian Champion
Mongolian judoka L.Otgonbaatar (-100kg) grabbed a gold medal on April 22 by defeating a judoka from the Republic of Korea.
President to pay state visit to China
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga will pay a state visit to the People’s Republic of China on April 24-25, by the invitation of President Xi Jinping.
State Secretary meets Ambassador of ROK
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs D.Davaasuren received Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Mr. Chung Jae-nam on April 22.
President meets Mongolists
Today, President Kh. Battulga received representatives of Mongolists who are taking part in the fourth edition of the International Conference ‘Cultural heritage of the Mongols: manuscript and archival collections’ being held on April 18-19 in Ulaanbaatar.
Mongolia ranked at 70th with its state of press freedom
With its state of press freedom, Mongolia has been ranked at 70th among 180 countries according to the 2019 World Press Freedom Index announced by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on April 18. It was ranked at 71st in 2018, 69th in 2017 and 60th in 2016 respectively.
Memorandum signed to send skilled workers to Japan
MP and Minister of Labor and Social Protection S. Chinzorig is paying a working visit to Japan.
Z.Enkhbold appointed as Vice President of JUA
Z.Enkhbold, Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia, was appointed as Vice President of Judo Union of Asia (JUA) during its Executive Committee’s meeting held on April 18 in Fujairah, the United Arab Emirates.
Deputy Foreign Minister attends OSCE high-level conference
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg participated in OSCE high-level regional conference ‘Countering terrorism financing and organized crime’ hosted in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At its regular meeting on April 17, the Cabinet made following decisions.
Official assignment issued to resolve complications in coal transportation
The Cabinet on April 17 issued an official assignment with a purpose to resolve complications arising in regard with Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait coal transportation and improve labor conditions of drivers.
‘Soum development fund’ to be inspected
During its meeting on April 17, the Cabinet reviewed present situations of ‘Soum development fund’ and made a decision to conduct a state inspection to the fund with a purpose to improve its efficiency and develop its control system.
National program on small and medium-sized enterprises approved
oday, the Cabinet approved the National Program on promoting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and assigned Ch.Ulaan, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, to oversee its implementation.
State Policy approved for physical culture and sports
At its regular meeting today, the Cabinet approved a State Policy on physical culture and sports.
President expresses his full support for Third Neighbor Trade Act legislative bill
United States Representative Ted Yoho introduced the “Mongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act” (H.R.2219) in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 10, 2019.
AmCham monthly meeting hosts Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry
The American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia (AmCham) held its April Monthly Meeting on April 15 at Shangri-la Hotel, hosting Sumiyabazar Dolgorsuren, Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry.
National Museum of Mongolia joins Silk Road exhibition in China
234 selected cultural relics from national museums of 12 countries are being displayed at the ‘Exhibition of Treasures from National Museums along the Silk Road’, which is running at the National Museum of China from April 11 until July 14, 2019.
Workshop ‘1.5 °C – Do we still have time!’ running in Mongolia
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia with the participation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is organizing outreach events in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on April 16 – 17, focusing on the key messages from the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and the urging need to take action for green socioeconomic transition.
Mongolia’s Voluntary National Review 2019 discussed
The National Development Agency (NDA) in cooperation with United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the United Nations in Mongolia held a National Consultation on the preparation for the Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the progress of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Mongolia on 15 April, 2019.
Tax revenue increases by 21.8 percent in the first quarter
In the first quarter of 2019, total equilibrated revenue and grants of the General Government Budget amounted to MNT 2163.4 billion and total expenditure and net lending amounted to MNT 1969.1 billion, resulting a surplus of MNT 194.3 billion in the equilibrated balance.
Births decreases in the first quarter
In the first quarter of 2019, 18 235 mothers delivered 18 352 children (births). Compared with the same period of the previous year, mothers decreased by 321 (1.7 percent), new born babies decreased by 319 (1.7 percent). In the first quarter of 2019, there were 4 304 reported deaths, indicating a decrease of 38 (0.9 percent) compared with the same period of the previous year.
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”
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