Border chechkpoints to be closed on January 1
Mongolia-China border checkpoints will close on January 1, 2019 for the New Year celebration.
Seabuckthorn factory opens in Zavkhan aimag
Governor’s Office of Durvuljin soum of Zavkhan aimag has thinned two hectares of ‘Khar but’ wild sea buckthorn forest. The area was allocated to five community groups for protection, re-cultivation and utilization of the sea buckthorn forest.
Celebration of the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Khalkha Gol Battle discussed
According to the Government’s Resolution No.210 of July 2018, it was decided to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Battle of Khalkha Gol (Khalkha River) in 2019. In this regard, an organizing committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin was established. An extended meeting of the committee was held on December 25.
Mongolia in 2018
MONTSAME National News Agency names top 10 events happened in the country throughout the year of 2018.
Tavan Tolgoi power plant to be commenced in 2023
At its regular meeting on December 26, the Cabinet supported the agreement with Rio Tinto to construct 300 MW power plant in Tavan Tolgoi. Minister of Energy Ts.Davaasuren gave briefing in this regard.
Mongolian school in Nottingham celebrates Alphabet Day
Mongolian culture centers aimed at teaching mother tongue, history and culture to Mongolian children in the UK operate in London, Manchester and Nottingham. Students of the Mongolian school in Nottingham celebrated the Alphabet Day on December 23.
Mongolian students receive Cambridge ‘Top in the World’ awards
Two students of Orchlon International School, which offers Mongolian national curriculum together with Cambridge programmes, achieved top results in the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards.
Mongolian delegation attending the 24th Conference of the Parties
The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held on December 2-14 in Katowice, Poland. Over 200 countries and NGOs participated in the conference.
Yanjindulam sets new world record
Memory athlete A.Yanjindulam, known as Yanjaa, won silver at the World Memory Championships held on December 14-16 in Vienna, Austria.
Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on heads of state and government of Kuwait
During his official visit to the State of Kuwait, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar paid a courtesy call on Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Prime Minister Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
Foreign Minister pays visit to Kuwait
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar paid an official visit to the State of Kuwait on December 17-18 at the invitation of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah.
Public services of capital city integrated online
Within the framework of increasing quality and accessibility of public service, an integrated online system of capital city public service eservice.ulaanbaatar.mn was put into operation. The system allows reducing procedure time of services and information sharing between the municipal authorities.
Researcher L.Dugerjav heads Antarctica for the 6th time
Head of the Antarctica Research Center, researcher, Sc.D L.Dugerjav sailed for Antarctica with his team of oceanographer D.Ganbaatar, PhD student D.Chinzorig and Sc.D D.Batmunkh.
Mongolian delegation participates in the 2018 IAP
Officials including Senior Advisor to Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Sayanaa, Deputy Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Ts.Ganzorig and the United Nations (UN) Representative N.Tsetsegmaa took part in the 2018 ISDR Asia Partnership Forum (IAP), held on December 11-12 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Improved fuel to be produced in cooperation with JICA
According to the MoU established between the Government of Mongolia and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the first and second phases of the Capacity Development Project for Air Pollution Control in Ulaanbaatar City were successfully implemented in 2009-2017.
Illusionist Bilegt wins Mongolia’s Got Talent 2018
The final of the show ‘Mongolia’s Got Talent 2018’ was held on Sunday, December 16. With the most votes, illusionist S.Bilegt became the winner of the show, receiving the prize money of MNT 100 million.
Foreign Minister pays visit to Qatar
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar paid an official visit to Qatar on December 15-16. During the visit, he participated in the 18th Doha Forum.
Foreign Minister meets with his Japanese counterpart
Within the Prime Minister’s official visit to Japan, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar held bilateral meeting with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono on December 14. At the beginning of the meeting Foreign Ministers of the two countries held press briefing.
‘Queen Mandukhai the Wise’ film music concert to be held
The ‘Queen Mandukhai the Wise- 30 years’ concert on the occasion of the 30th anniversary since the premiere of the historic film ‘Queen Mandukhai the Wise’ will be held on December 22 and 23.
“Mongolia is on the same level as developed countries for its development of IT and communications sector”
“InvesCore’s achievements will serve as a stepping stone for many more Mongolian companies to enter the foreign market”
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’