‘Khökhö’ wins awards for Best Film and Best Director at UBIFF
Directed and written by J.Jamiyansuren, the film, ‘Khökhö’, has won the awards for the Best Film and the Best Director in the Mongolian Film Section of the 12th edition of the Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival.
TİKA renovates University of Internal Affairs library
On October 22, the opening ceremony took place for ‘Erdem’ hall at the Central Library of the University of Internal Affairs, which was renovated with program financing of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA).
Architectural design for National Cardiac Center completes
One of the measures being taken by the Government of Mongolia on decreasing deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases, which has also been reflected in the Sustainable Development Vision 2030 of Mongolia, is the construction of the National Cardiac Center building.
U.Sarangoo: Mongolian cashmere products have begun to provide for luxury demands of global brands
The global cashmere market began to have demand for products made with environmentally and economically sustainable commodities from recent years. In order to implement this in Mongolia, the Sustainable Textile Production and Eco Labelling Project – STeP EcoLab is being implemented by AVSF Mongolia with financing from the European SWITCH-Asia Programme.
International standard certification presented to three leather processing factories
On October 21, certifications for the international standard for quality management system ISO 9001:2015 were presented to ‘Mon-Ireedui’ leather and hide processing factory, ‘Best Shoes’ shoe manufacturing factory, and ‘Darkhan Nekhii’ leather processing factory at the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Light Industry.
Feature exhibits of Kharakhorum Museum
Despite ancient Mongolians being able to create a large scale civilization, there is little to no documentation and proof about the history they created. In most cases, it is the notes written by foreign travellers and chronicles of neighboring kingdoms and empires that currently serve as crucial research documents.
Creating insulation market in the coldest capital city in the world
Quality certified insulation market is being created in Mongolia by the European Union’s Switch Off Air Pollution project. In the past, Mongolian people went to black market to buy insulation materials, mostly non-certified materials and do it themselves without following the Building Code Standards which in return ends up being not very efficient, often becoming a waste of resources.
Minister of Culture receives Russian Ambassador to discuss partnership
On October 20, Minister of Culture S.Chuluun received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia I.K.Azizov to discuss partnership between the two countries in the cultural sector.
Doctors of Mongolia and Taiwan exchange practices for treating cardiovascular diseases
On October 14, the State Central Second Hospital and the National Taiwan University Hospital jointly organized a video seminar on interventional cardiology procedures. With cardiologists of the State Central Third Hospital also participating in the seminar, the leading medical specialists of Mongolia and Taiwan gathered to exchange information on interventional cardiology research and good practices.
Equipment worth MNT 4.2 billion provided to MUST
On October 20, 64 types of 168 tools and equipment worth MNT 4.2 billion were presented to the Mongolian University of Science and Technology in the framework of the Higher Engineering Education Development Project of the Ministry of Education and Science.
Tourism companies to jointly create a brand product
A discussion took place on the challenges that have surfaced in the tourism sector due to the pandemic and its solutions at the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) on October 20.
26 Mongolian judokas to compete in Budapest Grand Slam
The International Judo Federation announced that the World Judo Tour will be making its return with the Budapest Grand Slam in Hungary on October 23-25.
Blizzard warning issued for most parts of the country
Blizzards are expected in central aimags tonight and eastern aimags tomorrow on October 20, causing temperature drops, warned the National Agency of Meteorology and Environment.
‘Wool, cashmere, and leather products-2020’ expo opens
On October 18, the ‘Wool, cashmere, and leather products-2020’ expo opened at Misheel Expo. At the opening ceremony, Director of Light Industry Policy Implementation and Coordination Department of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry M.Dondogdorj highlighted that the expo is conducted in the framework of working towards achieving the objective to increase commodity processing and export.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Oct 12-16/
During the week of October 12, 2020 to October 16, 2020, MNT 905,425,120 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
ADB to partner with the central bank in developing banking infrastructure
On October 16, Governor of the Bank of Mongolia B.Lkhagvasuren received ADB Country Director for Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran.
Conference on food safety and nutrition takes place
The World Food Day has been marked on October 16 each year since 1981 at the initiative of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). In the framework of efficiently marking the day in Mongolia, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, the FAO Representative’s Office, and the Mongolian Food Industry Association (MFIA) organized a scientific conference under the theme, ‘Food safety - Nutrition’, on October 14.
Slight temperature rise expected in most parts of the country
While snow is expected in the western region today, temperature is expected to slightly rise in most parts of the country, reports the National Agency of Meteorology and Environment.
Integrated Mineral Resources Initiative programme launches in Khentii aimag
At the request of the local governing body, the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) has launched the Integrated Mineral Resources Initiative programme in Khentii aimag, which will be implemented for 3 years.
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