‘Mongolia and the Mongols: Past and Present’ int’l conference held virtually
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Poland, Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Warsaw in collaboration with the National University of Mongolia virtually organized the third ‘Mongolia and the Mongols: Past and Present’ international academic conference on November 18-19.
Toson Khulstai National Park becomes UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Toson Khulstai National Park stretching across Bayan-Ovoo and Norovlin soums of Khentii aimag and Khulunbuir and Tsagaan-Ovoo soums of Dornod aimag has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), coordinated under the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme of the United Nations United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
COVID-19: 13 new cases detected, total reaches 518
At the press briefing of the Ministry of Health held at 5 PM, Head of the Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa reported that 53 people have tested for COVID-19 since 11 AM today and 13 of them tested positive, taking the total number of local transmission cases to 85.
21 red deer fawns being protected at Khustai NP
‘Red Deer of Altai’ NGO has transferred over 40 red deer fawns from Khustai National Park to the Khantaishir Range in Khaliun soum of Gobi-Altai aimag in 2017, 2018 and 2020.
Intensive management staff for food supply meet local authorities
The Intensive management staff for food supply headed by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan had a virtual meeting with capital city and aimag governors and other local authorities on November 16.
COVID-19: 56 close contacts test negative
At the latest press briefing of the Ministry of Health, it was reported that 56 COVID-19 close contacts have been tested for COVID-19 since 11 AM today and that all 56 tested negative.
Khentii aimag goes into lockdown after detection of suspected COVID-19 cases
The Emergency Department of Khentii aimag made a decision to restrict movements and close all service centers in the aimag after COVID-19 tests of 2 people who arrived from Ulaanbaatar city came out positive.
COVID-19: Three new cases detected
At the press briefing of the Ministry of Health held at 11 AM today, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases A.Ambaselmaa reported that three new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded after 1,818 tests were carried out nationwide on November 15.
858th birth anniversary of Chinggis Khaan falls today
Today is the National Pride Day - the 858th anniversary of birth of Great Chinggis Khaan, which customarily falls on the first day of winter according to the Mongolian Lunar Calendar. The day has been celebrated as a public holiday since 2012.
Prime Minister gives orders to government officials
After the Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh gave the following orders to Cabinet members, state administrative officials, and aimag and capital city governors.
Mongolia chairs 6th session of ESCAP Transport Committee
Deputy Minister of Road and Transport Development J.Bat-Erdene chaired the sixth hybrid session of the Committee on Transport of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific held on November 12-13 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Higher education institutions holding classes online
In connection with the State Emergency Commission’s decision to close all levels of educational institutions from November 11 to 14, higher education institutions are making their classes online.
Joint working group of transport cooperation convenes
The joint working group on transport cooperation of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation convened its 15 meeting virtually on November 3-10.
Environment Minister participates in 23rd International Riversymposium
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel took part in the opening of the 23rd International Riversymposium taking place virtually on November 11-13, presenting Mongolian government’s policy, actions and plans on water resources management
Construction of Tavantolgoi TPP to begin within second quarter of 2021
50 percent of the state-owned shares of Tavantolgoi Tsakhilgaan Stants (Tavantolgoi Thermal Power Plant) LLC will be held by the Ministry of Energy, 30 percent by Erdenes Tavantolgoi JSC, and 20 percent by the Government Agency for Policy Coordination on State Property.
TV classes to be provided starting today
In connection with today's decision of the the State Emergency Commission, the Cabinet, at its regular meeting on November 11, instructed government organizations to allow their employees who have children aged under 12 to work from home, and urged the private sector to do the same.
Agtana Khureet festival takes place in Sukhbaatar aimag
‘Agtana Khureet’ festival of horsemen and international photography took place for the third year on Shiliin Bogd Mountain in Sukhbaatar aimag on November 7.
Ulaanbaatar Mayor meets Indian Ambassador
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D.Sumiyabazar met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Mongolia Mohinder Pratap Singh on November 10.
60 students receive Zorig Foundation scholarship
60 students qualified for the Student Scholarship Program jointly run by Zorig Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation received their scholarship certificates on November 7.
Disabled women leaders to be mobilized for inclusive responses to gender-based violence
The first online discussion within the framework of "Mobilizing Disabled Women Leaders for Inclusive Responses to Gender-based Violence during the COVID Pandemic" project, jointly organized by the Culture Centre of the Deaf of Mongolia and Mobility International USA funded by the USA Department of State, was held on November 6th, 2020.