Mongolian Thai boxer becomes East Asian champion
Thai boxer B.Gantogtokh triumphed over the men's 63.5 kg weight category at the 2019 East Asian Muaythai Championships held in Hong Kong on August 15-18. In the gold round, he knocked down Ryan Jakiri from the Philippines in 55 seconds.
Academic conference on Khalkhiin Gol Battle being held
On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Victory of the Battle of Khalkhiin Gol, the government of Mongolia, Ministry of Defense, National Defense University, and the Institute for Defense Studies are organizing the ‘Battle of Khalkhiin Gol - 80’ academic conference today, on August 23.
Officials participate in Dushanbe Regional Conference on DRR
Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Major-General T.Badral and Head of the NEMA Disaster Risk Management Department D.Baasansuren attended the regional conference on disaster risk reduction and the implementation of the Sendai framework program for disaster risk reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030 hosted by the Government of Tajikistan in Dushanbe on August 21.
Foreign Minister meets USAID Mission Director to Mongolia
On August 21, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with U.S. Agency for International Development's Mission Director to the Philippines, Pacific Islands, and Mongolia Lawrence Hardy and Ambassador of the United States to Mongolia Michael Klecheski.
Cashmere producers presenting their products in Toronto
Mongolian cashmere producers, Byalag Ulzii LLC, Cashmere holding LLC, Saintumen cashmere LLC and Suvd cashmere LLC, are participating in the Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada-2019 from August 19 to 21, 2019 in Toronto.
Energy Minister meets ESCAP Executive Secretary
On August 20, Minister of Energy Ts.Davaasuren met with Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Alisjahbana.
O.Bayandalai to travel to Kazakhstan on bike
Native of Altantsugts soum of Bayan-Ulgii aimag O.Bayndalai successfully finished his cycling journey across Mongolia in July 21. The athlete, who traveled 6300 km during his journey through every aimag, has decided to set off to the Republic of Kazakhstan on his bike next week.
Foreign Minister meets German art historians
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with German art historian, Artistic Director of the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf exhibition hall in Germany Gregor Jansen and Vice President of the University of Fine Arts Essen (HBK Essen), art historian, Prof. Raimund Stecker.
Barriers to applying for South Korean visa discussed
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar on August 20 met with Chief of the Korean Immigration Service of the country’s Ministry of Justice Cha Gyu-geun, who is on a visit in Mongolia.
Foreign Minister meets Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia
Today, on August 20, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar held a meeting with Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon who has arrived in Mongolia to take part in the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference.
Scholars discussing relations between Mongolia and Japan
An international academic conference ‘Past, Present, and Future of Mongolia and Japan’ is taking place today at the main building of the Mongolian National University of Education.
Polar Star Order presented to Japanese national
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued an order to award Japanese national Ayumi Konishi the Polar Star Order of Mongolia in recognition of his contributions to developing economic partnership between Mongolia and the Asian Development Bank.
Mongolians in South Korea to receive arthritis treatment free of charge
On August 16, Mongolian Labor and Social Protection Center in the Republic of Korea established a Memorandum of Cooperation with the BON orthopedics hospital in the South Korean city of Uijeongbu to safeguard health of Mongolians working and living in the country.
Intensification of construction projects discussed
Minister of Construction and Urban Development Kh.Badelkhan on August 15 met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Mongolia Xing Haiming.
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of Kazakhstan
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar on August 16 met with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Kalybek Koblandin in connection with the end of his tenure.
ESCAP Executive Secretary to visit Mongolia
Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana will pay an official visit to Mongolia from August 19 to 20.
70-year-old racer wins in the Mongol Derby
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongol Derby equestrian race annually organized by the Adventurists tour agency of Britain with support from the Tengri Holding company of Mongolia wrapped up on August 14.
Mongolia’s team participating in World Police & Fire Games with great success
Mongolia's team comprising of police and military officials have grabbed more medals at the World Police and Fire Games being held in Chengdu, China between August 8 and 18.
International Cashmere Wool Exhibition held In Ordos city
The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Committee and the City government of Ordos organized the International Cashmere Wool Exhibition in Dongsheng District of Ordos City in Inner Mongolia, China between August 8 and 12.
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