Working group on ‘World Expo 2020’ holds meeting
The Government made a decision regarding Mongolia’s participation in the ‘World Expo 2020’ to be held in Dubai. A working group was established with Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar as Commissioner-General and T.Duuren, CEO of Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as Deputy Commissioner.
Foreign Minister receives departing Ambassador of Qatar
On May 13, Foreign Affairs Minister D.Tsogtbaatar received Ambassador of Qatar to Mongolia Sultan bin Salmin Al Mansouri in connection with his return to his homeland.
Foreign Minister receives IBA President
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received the International Association for Bear Research and Management (IBA) President Andreas Zedrosser and bear researcher Harry Volentin on May 13.
Project by Mongolian artists highly appraised at Venice Biennale
An exhibition of Mongolian artists titled ‘A Temporality’ featuring different types of artworks and performances is stunning the audiences at the Venice Biennale.
Green space to be improved in cooperation with botanical experts
Governor and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city S.Amarsaikhan met with the scholars and experts of relevant institute at the Mongolian academy of Sciences.
Refined coal to be distributed in limited amounts
‘Let’s join forces against air and environmental pollution’ forum was held on May 10. Officials including Minister of Environment and Tourism, Governor of Ulaanbaatar city and General Secretary of National Committee on Environmental Pollution Reduction participated in the forum.
‘Love’ solo exhibition by Anunaran on display
Solo exhibition by artist J.Anunaran titled ‘Love’ opened at the Khan gallery on May 9.
‘Frontier Fintech Summit’ kicks off
‘Frontier Fintech Summit 2019’ first international conference co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Financial Regulatory Commission (FRC) and Mongolian Fintech Association opened on May 10.
Immigration and passenger inspection issues discussed with Korea
Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig met with Mr Cha Gyu Geun, chief of the Korean Immigration Service at the Ministry of Justice, and Mr Go Suk Guon, head of the Inspection Department of the Incheon Airport Immigration Office, during his working visit to the Republic of Korea on May 8-9.
‘Life element O2’ modern ballet to be staged
The second ballet performance addressing pressing environmental issue titled ‘Life element O2’ will be staged at Corporate Convention Center on May 19, 2019.
Mongolian Soroban practitioner wins at the competition in Japan
Students of ‘Mongol Soroban’ center at the Mongolian Soroban Association aged between six and 13 have successfully participated in the 34th Soroban competition held in Ibaraki prefecture of Japan. Ibaraki is known for the best practitioners of soroban abacus.
Waste management issues discussed at the national forum
Ministry of Environment and Tourism organized the national forum on waste management under the theme ‘Transition and solutions to waste-free economy’ on May 7, 2019. Representatives of relevant ministries, private entities, NGOs and local municipal authorities participated in the forum.
Border crossing facilitation discussed with Thailand
On May 7, Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig met with Police Major General Pananchai Chuenjaitham, commander of Investigation division of the Immigration Bureau at the Royal Thai Police.
Director of Consular Department works in Bangkok
Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig worked in the Kingdom of Thailand from May 5 to 7, 2019.
Ambassador L.Purevsuren chairs the expert meeting in Geneva
Permanent Representative, Ambassador L.Purevsuren has been elected as a Chair of the 7th session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade logistics and Trade facilitation being held in Geneva May 7-9, 2019.
Greater Tumen Initiative specialists meet
The 3rd meeting of Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) specialists in Mongolia organized by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) was held on May 3.
National artists to present special project at NordArt
Mongolian artists will present a special project titled ‘Existing in the world: Encountering sublimity’ at the 21st NordArt International Exhibition of Visual Arts. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Germany and five years of cooperation with NordArt exhibition.
‘Great Chinggis Khaan’ large scale painting on display
Six artists of ‘Shine ugluu’ union revealed their latest work, a 150 to 1400 cm painting titled ‘Great Chinggis Khaan’ on May 4 at the MN 17 art gallery.
BoM purchases 1.1 tons of gold in April
The Bank of Mongolia (BoM) bought 1.1 tons of gold in April, 2019, which shows 10 percent growth comparing to the same period of previous year.