8th meeting of Eastern Europe, Central Asia Policy Initiative held virtually
Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) organized the 8th Eastern Europe Central Asia Policy Initiative (ECAPI) Expert Group on Financial Inclusive Policy (EGFIP) meeting, on October 14, 2021. The meeting focused on providing feedback and updates on the development of 2021 deliverables, and finalizing the 2022 action plan.
Deputy Speaker of Parliament meets her Russian counterpart
Deputy Speaker of Parliament S. Odontuya held a meeting with Deputy Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation A.V. Gordeev on October 20.
Energy efficient houses to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Rising greenhouse gas emissions are the biggest cause of global warming and climate change.
Coal export increased by 60 percent
Coal export to China is constantly growing. In the last three weeks, a total of 6,919 trucks and 2,017 wagons of coal crossed the border, which means it has risen by about 60 percent compared to the three weeks in August to September.
Balance of payments to be in surplus of USD200 million
The central bank considers that the economy is expected to have a 5.9 percent growth next year, which will be mainly due to the post-pandemic recovery of non-mining sector. It is also stated in a draft Basic Guidelines for 2022 State Monetary Policy that direct foreign investment and export earnings will support internal circulation, highlighted Governor of the Bank of Mongolia B.Lkhagvasuren at the meeting with the press on October 18.
Meeting held with EBRD Managing Director of Central Asia and Mongolia
The management team of the National Development Agency held an official meeting with the EBRD Managing Director of Central Asia Ms. Zsuzsanna Hargitai, Regional Lead Economist Mr. Eric Livny and Head of EBRD Resident Office in Mongolia Mr. Hannes A.Takacs.
COVID-19: 1,303 new cases, 18 deaths reported in the past 24 hours
The Ministry of Health reported today, October 19 that 1,303 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours.
People with disabilities join ‘One billion trees’ nationwide campaign
People with disabilities have joined ‘One billion trees’ nationwide campaign initiated by the President of Mongolia.
COVID-19: 1,131 new cases, 14 deaths reported in the past 24 hours
The Ministry of Health reported today, October 18 that 1,131 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours.
The environment-health nexus to be addressed through action on pollution
With funding from the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a project in Mongolia on October 6 entitled ‘Advancing health and environmental sustainability through action on pollution’.
Digital Skills Assessment: The first building block of the “Digital Nation”
In the last two years, Mongolia witnessed an unprecedented growth in its information technology sector.
COVID-19: 1,897 new cases, 15 deaths reported in the past 24 hours
The Ministry of Health reported today, October 17 that 1,897 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours. Specifically, 1,121 cases were confirmed in Ulaanbaatar city, with 776 cases in rural regions.
Training of trainers workshop held in Zavkhan aimag
Within the framework of the 'Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals in Zavkhan aimag' initiative by Zavkhan aimag’s Governor’s Office and UNDP, the 5-year Development guidelines for 2021-2025 of Zavkhan aimag has been drafted and is being implemented in line with the SDGs and Mongolia's Vision 2050 long-term development policy.
EBRD and EU support Mongolian flour producer’s exports
Asia is home to diverse and vibrant culinary cultures.
President grants credentials to newly appointed ambassadors
On October 15, President U.Khurelsukh presented the Letters of Credence to the newly appointed Mongolian ambassadors
COVID:19: 1,643 new cases, 14 deaths reported
The Ministry of Health reported today, October 16 that 1,643 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours. Specifically, 832 cases were confirmed in Ulaanbaatar city, with 811 cases in rural regions.
The number of foreign workers increased by 9.4 percent from the previous quarter
In the third quarter of 2021, 5.8 thousand foreign citizens from 74 foreign countries were working in Mongolia with labor contract with the purpose of earning wage and income or voluntarily without purpose of earning wage and income.
Ulaanbaatar Mayor meets UK Ambassador
On October 14, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D. Sumiyabazar had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Philip Malone to discuss the expansion of bilateral relations and cooperation.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership