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.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia Philip Malone extends Lunar New Year greeting
Inheritor of intangible cultural heritage D.Dulam receives honorary certificate
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh presented an honorary certificate and monetary prize of MNT 30 million to a citizen of Ulziit soum of Uvurkhangai aimag, long song singer Dulam Dorj, who made special contribution to promote and spread intangible cultural heritage of Mongolia at national and global level.
Parliament Speaker removed by major votes
Today's plenary meeting of the parliament discussed and approved a draft resolution on removal of the Speaker of Parliament, submitted by 39 MPs.
Development Center for Children with Disabilities handed over
A ceremony for handing over the newly built 250-bed Development Center for Children with Disabilities to Mongolia was held on January 24.
“A history telling painting” in a book and on display
‘A history telling painting’, a book about a painting that depicts life, nomadic culture and a part of the history of Mongolia and research work on the painting, launched at exhibition hall of the Best Art Gallery on January 23.
Virtual reality to museum exhibits
‘The Virtual Museum’, a project planned to be carried out in five museums of Mongolia, was launched on January 23 at the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum with installation of advanced equipment and virtual exhibits on display.