EU to provide EUR 37.5 million for Mongolia's pandemic response
On July 21, Minister of Foreign Affairs N.Enkhtaivan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the European Union to Mongolia Traian Laurentiu Hristea
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of India
Minister of Foreign Affairs N.Enkhtaivan on July 21 met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Mongolia Mohinder Pratap Singh.
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of South Korea
Minister of Foreign Affairs N.Enkhtaivan on July 20 met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Mongolia Lee Yeo-hong.
'Bond, Nature Bond’ exhibition to take place
‘Bond, Nature Bond’ painting exhibition by Mongolian artist B.Bayart-Od is to be held at Altan Khaan Gallery from July 23 to August 20.
National currency in circulation reaches MNT 987.3 billion
The money supply (M2) reached MNT 21.2 trillion at the end of June 2020, increased by MNT 966.0 billion (4.8%) compared with the same period of the previous year. The main reason for this increase was resulted from MNT 1.4 trillion (47.1%) increase of time deposits in foreign currency, MNT 105.4 billion (4.7%) increase of current account in foreign currency
Registered unemployed decreased by 15.1 percent
In June 2020, Labour agencies in aimags and the Capital registered 5.6 thousand new unemployed, 2.2 thousand persons from the unemployment register hired on a new job, and 3.6 thousand persons removed from the unemployment register due to inactive job seeking.
Total COVID-19 cases reach 287
At a daily briefing of the Ministry of Health on July 18, Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) D.Nyamkhuu reported that 25 peacekeepers who arrived home from Afghanistan have tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 287.
Tax revenue decreased by 15.8 percent
According to the preliminary results in the first half of 2020, the total revenue of the general government budget amounted to MNT 4.4 trillion, MNT 4.1 trillion of which accounted for equilibrated revenue. Total equilibrated revenue was 94.1% of general government budget revenue.
Exports decreased by 28.2 percent
In the first half of 2020, Mongolia traded with 135 countries from all over the world and the total trade turnover reached USD 5.3 billion, of which USD 2.8 billion were exports and USD 2.5 billion were imports.
COVID-19 recoveries increase to 211
A citizen who returned home on a charter flight from Seoul has tested positive for COVID-19, reports D.Nyamkhuu, Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) at today’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 262.
209 COVID-19 patients make recovery so far
At today’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health, Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) D.Nyamkhuu reported that two more COVID-19 patients have made recovery.
Schools and kindergartens in Ulaanbaatar go under renovation
It has been planned to renovate 74 schools and kindergartens in the capital city this year with funding from development funds. The companies to carry out 15 school and kindergarten renovation projects have started their work.
13 new COVID-19 cases confirmed
At today’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health, Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases D.Nyamkhuu reported that 13 of the 168 Covid-19 tests carried out on July 13 came out positive.
Precious commemorative coins for sale on BoM website
Countries issue commemorative coins for special occasions. Mongolia, as well, issues precious metal coins in unique designs and small amounts to commemorate special historic events and they come into great demand on the market.
Twins born on board charter flight from Turkey
A charter plane from Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar landed at the Buyant Ukhaa International Airport at 1 AM.
U.S. State Secretary sends Naadam greetings
On July 8, United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo sent greetings on the occasion of the Naadam Festival
Federation Council approves ratification of Mongolian-Russian Treaty on Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation at its plenary meeting on July 8 approved the bill on the ratification of the Treaty on Friendly Relations and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Mongolia and the Russian Federation.
Nine White Banners Ceremony takes place
The ceremony of the Nine White Banners took place today, on the occasion of the upcoming Naadam Festival commemorating the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian State, 814th anniversary of the founding of the Great Mongol Empire, and the 99th anniversary of the Mongolian People’s Revolution.
Toyota to gift vehicle to Capital City Health Department instead of winning wrestler of Naadam
Toyota Motor Corporation has been a partner of the traditional Naadam Festival of Mongolia for the past 7 years, presenting a silver trophy and car to the wrestling tournament winners starting from 2019 and providing safety gears for child horse racers.
‘Mandala – Secret Tantric Temple’ photo exhibition opens in Warsaw
In honor of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Poland, the ‘Mandala – Secret Tantric Temple’ exhibition of the Choijin Lama Temple Museum opened at the Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland, on July 7.
G.Tumurchuluun: I found out from my students that my book was being sold at Cuban bookstores
Ch.Batzaya: Eagle-holding Kazakh man on horseback, towering Altai Mountains perfect combination