Mongolia-Russia-China Tourism Ministerial Meeting taking place
The fourth Meeting of the Tourism Ministers of Mongolia, Russia and China is taking place in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China on June 22-25.
EU Trade Day organized
The EU Trade Day was held on June 21 to boost trade and economic cooperation between Mongolia and the European Union.
Mongolia’s poverty rate for 2018 estimated at 28.4 percent
The National Statistics Office (NSO) of Mongolia and the World Bank on June 21 presented their joint poverty rate estimations for 2018.
Three more medals claimed at International Mental Arithmetic Olympiad
Athletes of the Mongolian Intellectual Academy harvested three more medals in the WISF Issyk-Kul 2019 International Mental Arithmetic Olympiad, winning eight medals in total.
Foreign Minister meets Deputy Foreign Minister of Italy
On June 20, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic Guglielmo Picchi who is participating in the High-Level Inter-Regional Conference on ‘Whole-of-Society Approach’ to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism taking place in Ulaanbaatar.
OSCE Secretary General visiting Mongolia
Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Thomas Greminger is making a working visit to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on June 20-22.
High-level inter-regional conference against terrorism taking place in Ulaanbaatar
On June 20, the High-Level Inter-Regional Conference on ‘Whole-of-Society Approach’ to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism kicked off at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Young scientists awarded grants of MNT 10 million
Grants worth MNT 10 million were awarded to ten young researchers each to support their creative projects that would introduce innovative products and services.
Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championship kicks off in Ulaanbaatar
On June 19, the eighth Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championship began at the Buyant Ukhaa Sports Complex, Ulaanbaatar. The competition is taking place in Mongolia for the first time. 139 athletes, 64 coaches, and 46 judges of 19 countries have joined the event.
Cambodian delegation studies experience from Mongolia’s local economic development
Within the ETIS program of the National Development Agency (NDA) of Mongolia and German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Cambodian delegates comprising deputy governors, heads of governor’s office, and officials of the country’s development and investment authority worked in Mongolia on June 10-17 to get acquainted with and study experience from Mongolia’s national and local development policies, ways of undertaking economic planning, and investment attraction policies, as well as operation of SMEs in food and light industries.
Main road for transporting crops to be paved
At its regular meeting on June 19, the Cabinet approved revisions to the concession agreement on paving a 130.85 km road between Darkhan-Selenge road and the road which connects Shaamar, Zuunburen, Tsagaannur, Tushig, and Zelter.
Cabinet meeting news in brief
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting on June 19, the Cabinet made the following decisions.
Mongolian officer becomes Honorary Citizen of South Korean city
Colonel B.Bayarsaikhan, sophomore of the National Security College of the Korea National Defense University (KNDU), became an Honorary Citizen of Nonsan city of South Korea.
Capacity of improved fuel plant boosted
On June 18, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh, accompanied by Ulaanbaatar Mayor S.Amarsaikhan, worked at the refined coal plant. First of all, the PM extended gratitude on behalf of the government and himself to the employees of Tavan Tolgoi Tulsh LLC for working hard to accomplish the task of supplying refined coal to reduce air pollution.
NUM to cooperate with Hitotsubashi University of Japan
President of the National University of Mongolia (NUM) Ya.Tumurbaatar met with Professor and Vice President Yamada Atsushi and Professor Wand Yunhai of the Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University, Japan.
International Day of Yoga marked
At the initiative of Prime Minister of the Republic of India Narendra Modi, June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly. On June 17, the Embassy of India to Mongolia marked the Yoga Day for the fifth time at the City University with involvement of over 300 people.
Mongolian cycling team participates in fundraiser in Britain
To raise money for fighting heart and circulatory diseases, nine Mongolian cyclists living in the United Kingdom took part in a fundraising cycling event organized for the 44th year by the 'British Heart Foundation' charity organization on June 16.
Mongolian players’ uniform placed at FIBA museum
The basketball uniform of the Mongolian national team was put on display in the Museum of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on June 13 for its achievement of becoming the Asian 3x3 Basketball champion in 2017.
International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology being organized
The biennial International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology is being held on June 14-15 with a key goal to discuss environmental challenges, thus, boost scientific achievements together with socio economic and regional development.
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