State Champion N.Batsuuri becomes world amateur sumo champion
State Champion N.Batsuuri won the first place in absolute weight category at the 23rd Sumo World Championships held in Osaka, Japan on October 12-13.
Mongolia promoted in Canberra
On October 13, officials of the Embassy of Mongolia in Australia took part in the Windows to the World open door event in Canberra, Australia, promoting Mongolia’s history, culture, customs, and traditions.
4th Asian Public Housing Forum taking place
The fourth Asian Public Housing Forum is being held today, within the framework of the 380th anniversary of the capital city, to find ways to address the barriers to the development of government housing policies in Asian cities, increase citizen participation, exchange experience, and intensify cooperation.
Mongolian delegation attends int'l cooperation forum
A delegation led by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ts.Davaasuren on October 11 met with Jiang Jie, Executive Vice Chairman of the People’s Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China while taking part in an international cooperation forum held under the Belt and Road initiative.
Mongolian women participate in int’l empowerment program
The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens co-implemented an international women's empowerment program in Vienna between March 29 and October 11.
Education Minister meets Facebook representative
Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg met with George Chen, Head of Public Policy for Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mongolia at Facebook, exchanging views on the opportunities for cooperation in information technology.
Dinosaur fossils found in soum center
Umnugobi /MONTSAME/ Construction workers who were digging foundations for an apartment building for civil servants in the center of Tsogt-Ovoo soum, Umnugobi aimag, have come across dinosaur fossils.Director of the Cultural Center of the soum center Mr. Ganbold said “We informed the Institute of Paleontology and Geology and the National Center for Cultural Heritage as soon as possible. Thus, professionals came here and found three fossils as a result of an excavation. The discoveries were then taken to Ulaanbaatar on October 9 and will be brought back to the local museum after restoration”Researchers’ initial supposition is that the fossils belong to Diplodocus, a 15-27.2 m long herbivore dinosaur whose weight equals that of two giant elephants.Сумын төвөөс үлэг гүрвэлийн яс олджээӨмнөговь /МОНЦАМЭ/ Өмнөговь аймгийн Цогт-Овоо сумын төвд орон сууцны барилгын суурийн нүх ухаж байсан барилгачид үлэг гүрвэлийн яс олжээ.Тус сумын төвд төрийн албан хаагчдын орон сууц барихаар барилгын ажлыг эхлүүлээд байгаа ажээ. Энэхүү барилгын суурийн нүхийг ухаж байх үед үлэг гүрвэлийн яс гарч ирсэн байна. Тус сумын соёлын төвийн эрхлэгч н.Ганболд хэлэхдээ "Бид цаг алдалгүй Палеонтологийн хүрээлэн болон Соёлын өвийг хамгаалах төв рүү мэдэгдсэн. Үүний дагуу мэргэжлийн хүмүүс ирж малталт хийн чөмөгний ясны гурван олдвор олсон. Тэдгээрийг Улаанбаатар хот руу авч явсан. Сэргээн засах, бэхжүүлэх зэрэг ажлыг хийгээд буцааж орон нутгийн судлах музейд тавина" гэлээ. Судлаачдын анхны таамгаар Диклодокус гэх өвсөн тэжээлт үлэг гүрвэл байх магадлалтай гэнэ. Уг үлэг гүрвэл нь 15-27,2м урттай жин нь хоёр аварга заантай тэнцдэг байна. Уг олдворыг энэ сарын 9-ний өдөр Улаанбаатар хот руу авч явжээ.
Environment Minister addresses on climate change
A Mongolian delegation led by Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat is taking part in the International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) taking place in Vienna, Austria on October 7-11.
MNT 3.9 billion spent for gobi animals of Mongolia
An event ‘Great Gobi 6’ annually takes place at the initiative of the WWF Mongolia to protect gobi wild animals of Mongolia, wild bactrian camel, gobi bear, takhi or wild horse, khulan or wild Ass, and saiga antelope, and goitered gazelle (Great Gobi 6) and their home - the Gobi ecosystems as well as to broadly involve governmental and non-governmental organizations and the local communities in the conservation activities.
Over 30 projects implemented with financing from SDC
A working group led by Franziska Freiburghaus, Interim Director of Cooperation and Consul General at the Swiss Cooperation Office in Mongolia is working in Khovd aimag on October 8-10.
Guinness World Record attempt to be made in Khovd aimag
On October 30, throat singers will attempt to set a Guinness world record for the most people performing traditional throat singing simultaneously in Khovd city of Khovd aimag.
‘Bogd Khaan 150: Literary Heritage’ exhibition to take place
On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of His Holiness the 8th Jebtsundamba Khutughtu, an exhibition themed ‘Bogd Khaan 150: Literary Heritage’ will be hosted at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum from October 9 to 25.
2000 tourists attend Eagle Festival
Bayan-Ulgii aimag’s Governor’s Office and Environment and Tourism Department jointly with Mongolian Eagle Hunter’s Association organized the Eagle Festival at Sayat Tolgoi in Bugat soum, Bayan-Ulgii aimag on October5-6.
The Steed film competes for Oscar nomination
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Steed film based on the Brown Horse poem by state poet laureate Ch Lkhamsuren is competing for an Oscar nomination in the Best International Feature Film category. This year, a total of 93 contenders are battling for the nomination.Actor G.Erdenebileg directed the film, a collaboration of the Nomadic Picture, Three Flames Pictures, and Belgute Pictures.
Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces newly appointed
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga forwarded a proposal on the appointment of Dovchinsurengyn Ganzorig to the position of Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces to the State Great Khural. The proposal was discussed at a plenary session of the Parliament and backed by a vote of 76.9 percent.
M.Ankhtsetseg takes first place at international weightlifting competition
Weightlifter M.Ankhtsetseg won a gold medal in the Masters World Cup and San Diego Open held in San Diego, USA on October 3-6.
Mongolian Space Technology Association formed
A new association was established with the ams of creating and launching the country’s next satellites as well as bringing the development of space science to a new level and leading the world in space science through introduction of advanced technology.
35 MW generator installed at Darkhan Power Station
Under an agreement between the governments of Mongolia and Germany and Energy Efficiency Program I, a new 35-megawatt turbine generator was successfully installed in the Darkhan Power Station in Darkhan city. Aside from the establishment of a 35 MW generator, other units of the plant were upgraded under the project.
Colors of Ulaanbaatar festival to begin tomorrow
As the second phase of the Colors of Ulaanbaatar project initiated by Nepko Kids publisher to discover Mongolian quality children’s books and put those works on the global market, a Children’s book festival is to be held on October 5-6.
Private sector’s role in mitigation of climate change highlighted
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and the Ministry of Environment of Japan together with other corresponding bodies organized a meeting to provide information on the possibilities for carrying out projects and programs under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) set up in Mongolia as per the Low Carbon Development Partnership between the governments of Mongolia and Japan and to link businesspeople of the two countries.