Blue Pearl Ice Festival to take place in March
The annual Blue Pearl Ice Festival will be taking place on March 1-4 at the Khuvsgul Lake. With numerous performances and sports events, the festival attracts many tourists as well as people from not only the capital city, but also from other aimags.
Lao delegation received
Head of the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health T.Enkhzaya and corresponding officials held a meeting with the delegation of state administrative organizations of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
JCI Impact to support school zone risk reduction
State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports B.Bayarsaikhan and President of JCI Impact L.Odsuren signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on risk reduction in school zones in the capital.
Fighters from Kazakhstan and Tuva to compete on Mongolian ring
Co-organized by the SPS HD TV and Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Mongolia, the Mongol Fighting Championship is taking place at the Asa Circus on January 26.
Eagle Festival to be held in March
Co-organized by the Tourism Department of the Capital City, Ulaanbaatar Tourism Association and Mongolian Eagle Hunters Association, the Spring Eagle Festival will be taking place at Chingisiin Khuree on March 3-4.
Fifth stage of Dakar Rally faces difficult weather conditions
IM N.Lkhamaa successfully completes the two hardest stages of the 2019 Dakar Rally. As the 4th and 5th stages were marathon stages and no outside servicing is allowed, the racers would have been in a very difficult situation if they had a technical issue.
Highly essential equipments for treatment of children presented
The Country Programme of Cooperation 2017-2021 between the Government of Mongolia and UNICEF is currently being implemented. In the frameworks of the country programme, UNICEF presented 7,132 medicines of 6 types and 5 types of medical equipment worth USD 107,000 to the Minister of Health D.Sarangerel, which will be distributed to the National Center for Maternal and Child Health (NCMCH) as well as Bayanzurkh and Songinokhairkhan district hospitals.
U.Byambadelger and U.Byambatsogt climbs up the ranking with each stage
U.Byambadelger and U.Byambatsogt, who are representing Mongolia in the 2019 Dakar Rally, have successfully finished the fourth stage race.
139 medical specialists to study in 31 specialties
A total of 139 medical specialists (77 doctors, 19 nurses, 2 pharmacists and 41 other employees) will be attending various courses for 5-160 days in 31 specialties in 7 countries, which includes South Korea, India, Japan, France, Russia, New Zealand and China.
B.Tegshbayar grabs silver from Asian Track Championship
IM B.Tegshbayar has won the silver medal from the men’s elite scratch race from the 39th Asian Track Cycling Championship.
Development Bank to give loans to companies for redevelopment of ger areas
The authority of the capital city held a meeting with the First Deputy CEO of the Development Bank of Mongolia Ch.Enkhbat. In the meeting, the First Deputy CEO of DBM have announced that the bank will give loans to companies in the frameworks of the project on redevelopment of ger areas.
Ambassador Ya.Ariunbold visits Carleton University
On January 8, Mongolia’s Ambassador to Canada Ya. Ariunbold visited the Carleton University located in Ottowa, Canada.
Mongolian team begins rally with a bright start
A team representing Mongolia is currently participating in the 2019 Dakar Rally in Peru. On January 7, in the the first stage, they raced from Lima to Pisco, ranking 52nd in the overall ranking for cars and 6th in the UTV Open ranking.
Construction work for Nalaikh road to start in April
On January 8, Minister of Road and Transport Development Ya.Sodbaatar held a meeting with Acting Governor of the Capital City J.Batbayasgalan, Deputy Governor of the Capital City P.Bayarkhuu and representatives of Ministry of Finance as well as other corresponding officials to discuss the construction of the road connecting Ulaanbaatar and Nalaikh.
70 projects to be implemented for 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and PRC
Chief of the Cabinet Secretariat of Government G.Zandanshatar received Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Xing Haiming to discuss the 70 projects that will be implemented in the framework of the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the PRC as well as increasing bilateral trade turnover to USD 10 billion by 2020.
Film about rebellion of 2000 soldiers to premiere
The official trailer for the feature film, “2000”, based on a historical event, has recently aired. It is to premiere on March 1.
Asian U23 Wrestling Championship to take place in Ulaanbaatar
The Mongolian Wrestling Federation had made a request to the United World Wrestling (UWW) to organize the Asian U23 Wrestling Championship in Mongolia.
National Championship for Speed Skating takes place
The National Skating Union has successfully organized the first speed skating competition for 2019 at the skating rink in Khandgait on January 6.
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