President Battulga pays tribute to Memory of the Repressed
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga along with Speaker of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar paid respect and laid wreaths to the Monument for the Repressed.
Winner of the 'Nogoonbaatar Eco Art Festival' logo design competition receives award
Funded by EUNIC, 'Nogoonbaatar Eco Art Festival' is a common endeavor of the Delegation of the European Union to Mongolia, the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Alliance Française d’Oulan Bator, the Goethe-Institut Mongolei, and as partners, Art Gallery 976, the Arts Council of Mongolia, and the Mongolia State University of Arts and Culture.
100th Mongolia-Russia diplomatic anniversary to be marked next year
At its regular meeting on September 9, the Cabinet put the Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of the 100th Mongolia-Russia diplomatic anniversary celebration working group.
Nalaikh park to increase domestic building material production 1.78 fold
Member of the Parliament S.Amarsaikhan, Minister of Construction and Urban Development B.Munkhbaatar, and Ulaanbaatar city government officials worked at Nalaikh Industrial and Technology Park of Building Materials (NITPBM) on September 8.
Waste sorting to be encouraged through incentives
On September 8, Head of Waste Management Department at Ulaanbaatar Mayor's Office S.Arigun, Director of the Health and Social Policy Institute of Mongolia A.Nyamdorj, and Head of Oyuny Darklaa NGO G.Enkhbaatar organized a meeting on waste sorting and its benefits.
Mongolian Permanent Representative addresses UNICEF Executive Board meeting
Mongolia is serving as a member of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) from 2019 to 2021. Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations V.Enkhbold delivered an address to the board’s online 2020 second regular session taking place on September 8-11.
Irrigated crop land to be expanded by 12 percent
The inception workshop for the USD 46.2 million project ‘Vegetable Production and Irrigated Agriculture’ to be implemented by the government of Mongolia in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank and the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction took place.
Mined land to be restored with mining rehabilitation fund
The action program of the Government of Mongolia includes 10 key green growth goals, one of which is mine reclamation. As of 2020, there are 18,366 hectares of land that has been mined and mining activities have already been completed in 7,609 hectares of that land.
Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan project's first railway bridge constructed
On September 7, subcontractor Tuulyn Guur Dalai LLC successfully completed its railway construction on a 132.11m bridge.
Project underway to restore Tsagaan Buurug Lake
The ministry of Environment and Tourism is implementing the Buurugiin Tsagaan Nuur lake restoration project in Khan-Undur bag of Arkhangai aimag’s Erdenemandal soum.
Prime Minister visits Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On September 7, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and held a meeting with the ministry officials, speaking of the Government’s goals and other issues.
Waste to be recycled after compaction in Khovd aimag
This year, relevant bodies in Khovd aimag have been clearing litters, depositing all waste at one site, and setting up source separation facilities. Now, there are plans to put a waste compactor with an hourly capacity of 500 kg plastic and metal waste in the aimag's Jargalant soum.
Heritage management plan for Burkhan Khaldun discussed
On September 4, the Administration for the Protection of the World Heritage Site - Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape - organized a multilateral meeting to discuss the heritage management plan for Burkhan Khaldun.
Book vending machines introduced
A new book sales service has been introduced. Specifically, Az Khur bookstore and Booklo online bookstore have installed book vending machines containing latest bestsellers at several locations recently. Inside two vending machines at the Dragon bus terminal, for example, there are around 250 books of 25 kinds varying from world classics, language learning books to children’s books.
Construction Minister visits new wastewater treatment plant construction site
Minister of Construction and Urban Development B.Munkhbaatar, Deputy Governor of the Capital City for urban Development O.Mungunshagai , and other officials checked the progress of Ulaanbaatar Central Wastewater Treatment Plant Construction Project under implementation in the 20th subdistrict of Songinokharkhan district.
Int’l academic conference held on 75th anniversary of Victory in Liberation War
At the initiative of the Rossotrudnichestvo agency of Russia, ‘End of the Second World War: Mongolia’s role in Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation’ international academic conference was organized.
Labor Ministry to expand cooperation with KAS
Minister of Labor and Social Protection A.Ariunzaya met with Stefanie Burri, Head of Cooperation, Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Mongolia.
Trade and economic cooperation with U.S. to be strengthened
Deputy Prime Minister Ya.Sodbaatar met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Mongolia Michael S. Klecheski.
Wheat harvest to fully meet domestic needs
As reported at the State Harvest Commission’s meeting on September 3, this year’s wheat harvest will be sufficient to fully cover domestic wheat demand as 487.6 thousand tons of wheat is estimated to be harvested while around 300 thousand tons of wheat is required to produce flour that meets the annual domestic need.
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