Regulations updated for operations of foreign NGOs in Mongolia
Per the order of the Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs, the regulations on issuing, extending, and nullifying the operations of foreign NGOs and monitoring their operations have been updated.
Coal being exported through Khangi-Mandal and Gashuunsukhait border checkpoints
Between Mongolia and China, goods and products are imported and exported through eight border checkpoints. 60 percent of import products are brought into the country through the Zamiin-Uud border checkpoint.
Mongolian Stock Exchange updates TOP-20 index composition
In accordance with the ‘Regulation on Securities Price Index Calculation’ of the Mongolian Stock Exchange, the composition of the TOP-20 index has been renewed for the year of 2022 based on the performance of the stocks in 2021.
Protocol to be signed on completion of feasibility study for gas pipeline project
In connection with the feasibility study for the construction project on the natural gas pipeline connecting Russia and China through the territory of Mongolia being completed in December 2021, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan held a telephone conversation with Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee and Member of the Board of Directors of Gazprom Company Vitaly Markelov on January 21.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Jan 17-21/
During the week of January 17, 2022 to January 21, 2022, MNT 6,075,816,187.35 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
‘Magnificent Heritage - Mongolian Embroidery’ exhibition runs
On January 19, the ‘Magnificent Heritage - Mongolian Embroidery’ exhibition was opened at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum. The exhibition is being co-organized by ‘Mandchiriin Naran’ NGO and the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum for the 4th time.
Amendments to be made to Law on Customs
On January 19, six members of the parliament led by MP N.Enkhbold presented a bill to Speaker G.Zandanshatar to make amendments to the Law on Customs and the Law on Customs Tariffs and Duties.
Snow on the way for most parts of the country
The National Agency for Meteorology and Environment has issued a warning for snowfall in the country’s western region on January 21 and 22, in most parts of the country on January 23, and in the eastern region on January 24.
“Foreign exchange reserves will increase by establishing Mining Products Exchange”
On January 17, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economy discussed the bill on the Mining Products Exchange. Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry G.Yondon introduced the bill at the meeting.
6.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in Gobi-Altai aimag
The Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics has reported that a strong earthquake occurred in Gobi-Altai aimag. More specifically, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake was detected at a depth of 10 km. The quake was recorded 46 km to the northeast of Altai soum, Gobi-Altai aimag at 11.04 pm on January 17.
International freight to be transported by drivers with trucks that meet Euro standards
Headed by Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan, the working group in charge of enhancing the operations of border checkpoints held a virtual meeting on January 13. During the meeting, members of the working group reported on the progress of works to import freight in containers through the Zamiin-Uud border checkpoint.
Officials of Ministry of Environment and Tourism dismissed
At an irregular meeting of the Cabinet today on January 17, certain measures were taken against officials that were deemed to have an irresponsible approach to their respective duties.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Jan 10-14/
During the week of January 10, 2022 to January 14, 2022, MNT 9,054,150,227.65 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Bill on establishing Khushig Valley Free Economic Zone presented
On January 14, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan presented a bill to Speaker G.Zandanshatar on a resolution for establishing a Free Economic Zone at Khushig Valley.
“It is possible to properly implement the right to information through truthful information”
On January 12, a discussion took place under the theme, ‘The Constitution and Press Freedom - 30 years’, involving representatives of legislators, press, and the civil society sector. The discussion was co-organized by the Parliamentary Office and the Press Institute.
Today marks 30th anniversary of the adoption of democratic Constitution of Mongolia
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the democratic Constitution of Mongolia. Mongolia has had four constitutions in its history with each of its discussions held in 1924, 1940, 1960, and 1992 respectively. While the earlier constitutions were revolved around the Marxist ideology, the new 1992 Constitution is considered democratic as it protects the common interest of the citizens of Mongolia without discrimination of social class and ideology.
Transport resumes for containers with import goods and products
Transportation has resumed for containers with imported goods and products that accumulated at the Erlian border checkpoint of China for three months. In order to create the conditions to have uninterrupted transport of goods under pandemic circumstances, a ‘Zero Point’ was established between the borders of Mongolia and China.
PM orders decision on 3-day mandatory isolation to be nullified
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene has ordered the State Emergency Commission to nullify the decision to quarantine citizens arriving from abroad to be quarantined for 3 days. Furthermore, he has issued an order to impose COVID-19 testing fees for citizens arriving from abroad at the airport and border checkpoints.
“Loan interest rates decreased by 2.5 percent”
On January 11, the State Great Khural’s Standing Committee on Economy heard a progress report for the implementation of the parliamentary resolution on the strategy to reduce loan interest rates, which was approved by the parliament on August 28, 2020.
Turkish Ambassador puts forth request for flights to other Asian countries through Ulaanbaatar
On January 11, Minister of Road and Transport L.Khaltar received Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia Zafer Ateş to exchange views on bilateral relations and cooperation in the transportation sector.
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