Prize winners of Garuda 2018 announced
Today marks the 379th historic anniversary of Ulaanbaatar city. Foundation of present-day Ulaanbaatar city was laid by enthroning Undur Gegeen (High Saint) Zanabazar in 1639 on the bank of Lake Shireet Tsagaan and establishing his residence. The city was settled in the present location in 1778 after changing its location 29 times. The first Constitution of Mongolia in 1924 officially named the capital city of Mongolia as Ulaanbaatar.
Capital’s coat of arms with the Golden Soyombo
In 1995, a set of regulations on the usage of the capital’s emblem and the flag’s design were approved by the Citizens’ Representative Meeting of the capital as the Article 5.1 of the law on the Legal Status of the Capital City stated, “The capital shall have its own flag and coat of arms.”
Xianbei remains, discovered for the first time on display
A research team of the National Museum of Mongolia conducted excavations at the site of Airagiin Gozgor in Jargalant soum of Orkhon aimag. As a result of the research, tombs that display evidence of unique burial ritual that have never been found before were discovered and documented. An exhibition themed ‘Archaeological sites of Airagiin Gozgor’ opened on october 24 at the National Museum of Mongolia to promote scientific significance of the discovery.
Bayan-Ulgii aimag to export livestock by-products to Iran
‘Zerger International’ LLC of Bayan-Ulgii aimag is to export livestock by-products including head and five internal organs to the Islamic Republic of Iran from next month.
T.Khulan: Each day has its own color
An art exhibition by artist T.Khulan, who has prior, mounted joint and solo art exhibitions in Japan, South Korea, China and so forth, is taking place under a theme ‘Once a day’ in ‘Joroi Khulan’ art studio.
President Kh.Battulga attends the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit
As Mongolia hosted the 11th ASEM summit, President Battulga made welcoming remarks right after the opening speech by President of the European Council Mr Donald Tusk.
Russian Defense Minister S.K.Shoigu pays visit to Mongolia
By the invitation of his Mongolian counterpart N.Enkhbold, Defense Minister of the Russian Federation, Army General S.Shoigu paid an official visit to Mongolia today on October 18. The delegation consisted of 14 officials and 12 press representatives including the Russian Deputy Minister of Defense and five generals.
Regional Logistics Center puts into operation
A Regional Logistics Center established in Zamyn-Uud soum of Dornogobi aimag was put into operation. PM U.Khurelsukh, members of parliament, minister of Road and Transport Development and other officials attended the opening ceremony of the world standard transport and logistics center.
Paul Akiwumi: Mongolia has potential to be the most highly developed country among landlocked countries
“Mongolia has a possibility to structurally transform the economy by developing domestic manufacturing and infrastructure alongside with preparing educated human resource”.
Today’s Mongolia through the lens of photographers
The United Association of Mongolian Photographers initiated the ‘Mongolia Today’ program aimed at promoting the country’s development, culture and customs to the world, and enriching the archives of international media agencies with Mongolian themed photos.
Construction of oil refinery running at 40 percent
Construction works of the oil refinery was launched last June and infrastructure works or construction of auto road, railroad and power line are running at 40 percent.
D.Byambaa: Mongolia was the second country to recognize the DPRK
It has been 70 years since Mongolia recognized the independence of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and established diplomatic relations with the country on October 15, 1948.
MON-30 buses to reduce expenses of public transport sector by 30-40 percent
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh attended in the ceremony for handing over MON-30 electric buses to the public transport sector of the capital city. The electric buses which have capacity to travel 200 km on a two to three- hour charge, is now ready for public transport service.
Eagle huntress N.Aisholpan establishes foundation
Internationally recognized eagle huntress N.Aisholpan has established her own foundation to help children from low-income households.
More Emirati people keen to travel Mongolia
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh received today, Mr. Abdullah Abdul Rahman Al Tunaiji, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Mongolia.
Major Czech companies take part in ‘Expo Mongolia-2018’
‘Expo Mongolia-2018’ international trade fair opened at the Misheel Expo center on October 9. The 6th ‘Expo Mongolia’ is being held under the motto ‘Connecting leading technologies with investments’.
Germany pledges EUR 55.4 million for development cooperation projects in 2018-2019
Germany pledges EUR 55.4 million for development cooperation projects for 2018 and 2019 in the three priority areas energy efficiency, sustainable economic development and biodiversity.
Deputy PM meets Deputy Assistant Secretary W.Patrick Murphy
On October 9, Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin met W. Patrick Murphy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia at U.S Department of State, at the State House.
Mongolian Fine Art Masterpiece: ‘After Work’
MONTSAME National News Agency in cooperation with the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery is presenting a series of Mongolian fine art masterpieces. This time, we are presenting the masterpiece ‘After Work’ by G.Odon.
Regional transport forum discusses coordination of public transport development and land-use planning
The 11th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia is continuing today, discussing the development of environmentally sustainable transport for the millions of rapidly increasing population in Asian cities.
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