E.Sodnompiljee becomes Paralympic Champion in powerlifting
Today, on August 30, State Honored Athlete E.Sodnompiljee successfully lifted 245 kg in the men’s -107 kg weight class at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, setting a new Paralympic Record.
Coal trucks begin to transport freight from Erlian border checkpoint
The working group appointed by the Government has now been working at Zamiin-Uud for over a month. While 100 transport vehicles used to enter through the border during the time the working group began to be established, the number of vehicles has increased to 170 as of today.
Two Mongolian judo athletes compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
On August 27, two Mongolian judo athletes stepped onto the mat at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Mongolia receives 11th batch of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines
On August 25, Mongolia received 113,490 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162) vaccines in the framework of the ‘COVID-19 pandemic and Public Health Emergency Capacity Building Project’.
New facility put into operation at Central Storage for Vaccine and Biopreparations
On August 26, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan, and Minister of Health S.Enkhbold became acquainted with the operations of the National Center for Communicable Diseases.
Frontline workers being vaccinated with third dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
Per the order of the Minister of Health, frontline workers have recently begun to be vaccinated with the third dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Discussion takes place on implementation of Mongolia-U.S. Transparency Agreement
On August 25, Speaker G.Zandanshatar received representatives led by Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia Gregory May.
Two small quakes recorded in Umnugobi aimag
On August 25, two small earthquakes were reported in Umnugobi aimag. The first quake, which struck at 6.11 pm, was measured with a 3.6 magnitude.
Works underway to open a school with Russian language curriculum in Songinokhairkhan district
On August 24, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D.Sumiyabazar, MP B.Jargalmaa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia I.K.Azizov, and Governor of Songinokhairkhan district N.Altanshagai worked in the capital city district.
Orange Level of regulations extended until end of year
At today’s Cabinet meeting, the current nationwide regime of heightened state of readiness - the Orange Level of regulations has been extended until December 31.
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene: We aim to develop Khushig Valley to the level of Ulaanbaatar
On August 24, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene held a meeting with citizens of Tuv aimag. During the meeting, the Prime Minister introduced the current works and measures being implemented by the Government of Mongolia.
37 international flights scheduled for October
“In the month of October, 37 international flights are planned to be conducted. However, the flight times of some flights may change due to works carried out in accordance with infection prevention guidelines,” reported the MCAA.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Aug 16-20/
During the week of August 16, 2021 to August 20, 2021, MNT 54,895,477,644.16 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene: It is important for all sides involved to put in effort into resuming in-person classes
On August 19, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with how the General Entrance Exams are being organized at schools. With the first exam taking place for the subject of Mongolian History, the exams are planned to be organized until August 22.
Unified policy to be implemented for free economic zones and establishment of satellite cities
On August 18, Speaker G.Zandanshatar held a meeting with members of the temporary committee on Ulaanbaatar city development policy and capital city authorities.
Environment Minister works at aimags affected by desertification
As of currently, 76.9 percent of the total territory of Mongolia has been affected by desertification in varying degrees. In eight aimags, in particular, it has become a pressing issue.
Government of Mongolia in 200 days: Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene’s first official visit
The Prime Minister went on an official visit to Japan on July 21-25. This was his first official visit to a foreign country as the Prime Minister of Mongolia.
Government of Mongolia in 200 days: Digital governance to tackle bribery and bureaucracy
As of currently, Mongolia ranks 111th for its Corruption Perception Index in 2020, with overall 35 points out of 100.
Libraries and cinemas to be permitted to resume operations in capital city
On August 16, Head of the Operative Team at the Emergency Commission of the Capital City R.Chingis reported that ‘Responsibility Agreements’ have been signed with libraries and cinemas, ensuring preparations for the resumption of operations.
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