Charter flight brings 77 citizens home
A charter plane from Hanoi to Ulaanbaatar landed at Buyant-Ukhaa international airport on May 6 at 3:16 AM.
Ambassador to France receives French researcher Marie Favereau
The Ambassador of Mongolia to the French Republic, Mr. A.Battur received Ms. Marie Favereau, a professor of history at the University of Paris-Nanterre and an associate researcher at the University of Oxford, to discuss about her recently published book “The Horde.
COVID-19: 940 new cases, 12 deaths reported
940 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded nationwide in the past 24 hours.
Cabinet extends closure of road and railroad checkpoints to passenger movement
At its regular meeting on May 5, the Cabinet extended the closure of road and railroad checkpoints to passenger movement until May 31.
Loans to be provided to support agriculture
3-percent interest rate employment support loans totaling MNT 639.3 billion have been given to 9,304 borrowers. Of the total loan amount, businesses borrowed MNT 353.3 billion and citizens MNT 286 billion.
Training on professional animal slaughtering and zero-defect hides and skins flaying technology held
With aim to support the aimag with value added livestock raw materials and commodities manufacturing including meat and leather, and market linkages, under the EU funded SECiM project, UNIDO is upscaling its intervention with “Animal slaughtering and zero-defect hides and skins flaying technology” training.
Export of meat and meat products to Russia discussed
On May 4, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Investment and Research Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Embassy of Mongolia in the Russian Federation held a virtual consultative meeting on exporting meat and meat products from Mongolia to Russia with representatives of a Russian marketing firm that provides global consultancy services.
Two helicopters brought from France
As part of the project on the establishment of Air Rescue Unit at the National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia and supply of helicopters, two EC-145 helicopters for emergency medical services and search-and-rescue operations were brought into the country through Zamyn-Uud border checkpoint.
Labor Minister participates in SDG 16 Conference
H.E. Ariunzaya Ayush, Minister for Labour and Social Protection, participated as a speaker in the SDG 16 Conference, organized between April 28-30, 2021.
Khomyn Tal’s first foal of 2021 born
A mare named Carmen in the herd of a stallion named Yus gave birth to the first Przewalski’s horse (Takhi) foal of 2021 in Khomyn Tal on April 25.
Veins of the World wins award at int’l festival
A feature film 'Veins of the World' directed by D.Byambasuren won the Best Picture award at 'Reel 2 Real' festival of Canada. Artists from 35 countries participated in the festival organized virtually April 14-23.
Agriculture Minister holds virtual meeting with Italian Ambassador
Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Vo-chair of Mongolia-Italy Intergovernmental Commission had a virtual meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to Mongolia Laura Botta.
Agreement on visa waiver with Slovenia enters into force
“Agreement between the Government of Mongolia and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia on short-stay visa waiver for holders of diplomatic and service/official passports” is entering into force on 1 May 2021.
UNESCAP successfully concludes its 77th session
The seventy-seventh session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) was held virtually from 26 to 29 April 2021 under the theme, “Building back better from crises through regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.”
Mongolia becomes one of the seven Asian countries to have business and human rights programme
Today, UNDP Mongolia officially launched the “Business and Human Rights in Asia: Enabling Sustainable Economic Growth through the Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework” programme funded by the European Union Partnership Instrument and co-implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia with the support from the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub and Business and Human Rights Asia Programme.
4th Development Partners’ Meeting on Gender Issues held
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Committee for Gender Equality (NCGE) jointly organized the 4th Development Partners’ meeting on 29 April, 2021, to introduce the findings of the Evaluation of the implementation of the Law of Mongolia on Promotion of Gender Equality.
Luxembourg to support establishment of National cardiovascular disease treatment center
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg O.Och had a virtual meeting with Christophe Schiltz, Coordinator General, Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, on April 26 to discuss development cooperation between Mongolia and Luxembourg.
Minister for Foreign Affairs participating in 77th session of UNESCAP
Her Excellency B.Battsetseg, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, participated in the general debate of the 77th session of the United Nations’ Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and delivered a statement on the theme topic “Building back better from crises through regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific”.
Permanent Representative attends Conference of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention
Ambassador O.Och took part in the 25th Conference of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade