ADB supports private sector solar power development in Mongolia
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) signed a USD18.7 million loan with Sermsang Power Corporation Public Company Limited (SSP) and Tenuun Gerel Construction LLC (TGC) to build, operate, and maintain a 15-megawatt solar power plant supplying electricity to Mongolia’s central grid system.
Mongolian team claims 15th medal at Special Olympics
Athletes of more than 190 are competing in 24 categories at the Special Olympics this year. Mongolian team of 28 athletes has won a total of 15 medals including two gold, six silver and seven bronze so far.
Sword knotted with spiritual power
This year marks the 150th birthday anniversary of Bogd Jebtsundamba, spiritual and political leader of Bogd Khanate. In addition to mastering 33 wisdoms of khan (king), the 8th Bogd Jebtsundamba was keen on natural sciences, collecting unusual, rare and precious items related to the nature and wildlife. His collection features some items such as fossilized human brain, rooster egg, heaven tree and sword knotted with spiritual power.
Japan to grant USD 1.8 mln non-refundable aid to Mongolia
The Government of Japan will provide non-refundable aid worth USD 1.8 million for the environmental sector of Mongolia.
Best works of 'Magnificent heritage-Mongolian embroidery' awarded
A ceremony for awarding best works of the 'Magnificent heritage-Mongolian embroidery', exhibition aimed at enhancing craftsmanship and efforts of the embroiderers and cultural inheritors, was held at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum.
Six-month emergency regime announced for Erdenet Mining Corporation
The Cabinet on March 6 issued a resolution to set an emergency regime for six months at Erdenet Mining Corporation and Mongolrostsvetmet LLC based on the Law on Government and other related laws.
‘Winter of Nomads 2019 – Eagle Festival’ takes place
With the aim of reviving the tradition of eagle hunting and passing it on to the next generations, the ‘Winter of Nomads 2019 – Eagle Festival’ is taking place at Chingisiin Khuree Camp.
Jadamba sutra or The Perfection of Wisdom in eight thousand lines
Various versions of Jadamba or The Perfection of Wisdom sutra in eight thousand lines are kept in the Museum of Precious Rare Books at the National Library of Mongolia.
Chinese Embassy to support ‘Mongolia without Tuberculosis’ project
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia has donated CNY100,000 to support the humanitarian project, ‘Mongolia without Tuberculosis’, initiated by Miss E.Enkhriimaa. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the PRC to Mongolia Xing Haiming presented the donation to the ‘Enkhrii Erdene’ fund in the framework of the project, ‘Together against Tuberculosis - Mongolia-China Friendship’, today on February 27.
New Governor of Ulaanbaatar takes office
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh confirmed S.Amarsaikhan, who received majority of the votes from the representatives of Citizens’ Representatives’ Khural, as the new Governor of the capital city.
Italian Mongolian Textile Technology Center to be established
The Mongolian Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry and the Ministry of Economic Development of Italy have created a Letter of Intent on Cooperation in Textile Industry. On February 26, the Letter of Intent was signed by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Mr Ch.Ulaan from the Mongolian side and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Mongolia Mr. Andrea De Felip from the Italian side.
‘Free museum days’ to be held on March 1-3
‘Free museum days’ event will be organized on March 1-3 according to the winter schedule. In order to prevent the spread of influenza, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports provided direction to museums not to serve children under 10 and do cleaning every two hours.
Outcomes of privatization since 1992 to be examined
A working group to examine the outcomes of privatization started in 1992 was established at the Order of the Head of Cabinet Secretariat Mr L.Oyun-Erdene. The working group meeting was held on February 25th at the State House.
“Magnificent heritage- Mongolian embroidery” exhibition opens
Exhibition themed ‘Magnificent heritage- Mongolian embroidery’ opened today at Bogd Khan Palace Museum. It reveals the history of embroidery, applique, circled stitching and the prodigy of nomadic heritage.
Mongolian fine art masterpiece ‘Camel Caravan’
National News Agency MONTSAME in cooperation with the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery is presenting a series of Mongolian fine art masterpieces. Now, we are presenting the artwork ‘Camel Caravan’ by State Honored Cultural Figure of Mongolia and Painter D.Damdinsuren.
'Protein' rendering plant inaugurated
On February 15, the meat and bone meal and animal fat rendering plant, ‘Protein’ was inaugurated in Emeelt village. The plant has a daily capacity to render 24 tons of meat and bone meal and 17 tons of animal fat.
Kapala with silver lid in Bogd Khaan Palace Museum
In Buddhism, ritual implements are made with not only precious metals and gemstones, but also human bones including the skull and femur or thigh bone.
Ritual event of creating White Tara takes place
On February 13, a ritual event to create Buddhist deity ‘White Tara for One Day’ took place at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum. Concurrently, a themed exhibition ‘White Tara’ opened at the exhibition hall of the museum.
National Museum to hold special exhibition of traditional games
For the celebration of the Mongolian Lunar New Year, the National Museum of Mongolia is to hold special exhibition ‘Traditional Mongolian Games’ from February 1 to March 15.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership