J.Batbayasgalan appointed as Chairman of Ulaanbaatar’s Citizens’ Representative Khural
The first meeting of the newly-formed Citizens’ Representative Khural of Ulaanbaatar city (local self-government council) is underway today, October 23, with 100 percent attendance of all 45 members. 17.8 percent of total seats are held by female members and 13 representatives are first-time members.
Re-polling scheduled in 62 constituencies for 2020 local council elections
Mongolia held nationwide elections for Citizens’ Representative Khurals or local councils of 21 aimags and their 330 soums as well as Ulaanbaatar city and its 9 districts on October 15. A total of 17,149 candidates ran for 8,169 seats at local councils nationwide.
Mongolia’s 30k sheep donation delivered to China
During his visit to the People's Republic of China on February 27, 2020, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga handed over a certification of donation of 30,000 sheep to President of China Xi Jinping to help China fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pine Nut Cluster established
Pine Nut Cluster has been established under the initiative of the CEO of the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) Mr. Duuren T with an aim of unifying the chaotic pine nut exports, reducing the influence of resellers, creating a value chain and producing the final product to export directly to the International markets.
Khangarid Palace up for auction with a starting price of MNT 43 billion
Ulaanbaatar city’s Property Management and Administration Department announced on October 20 a public auction sale for Khangarid Palace, currently owned by the Capital City Governor’s Office.
Third EU Trade Day in Mongolia: Increasing the export potential of Mongolia to the European Union market
Ulaanbaatar, 26-27 October: The European Union is organizing the third EU Trade Day Conference in Mongolia. The event will bring together more than 250 participants from the public and private sectors from Mongolia and abroad. On this occasion the EU-financed Trade Related Assistance to Mongolia (TRAM) and its partners will present their achievements in developing sustainable trade policy measures, the project’s impact on the diversification and increase the export of value-added products to the market of the European Union.
PM works at gov’t organizations in charge of administering minerals industry
On October 20, Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh worked at the National Geology Office, Mineral Resources and Petroleum Authority and Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry.
MCA-Mongolia holds working meeting with Water Authority
Last week, MCA-Mongolia and Water Authority representatives had a working meeting to discuss Industrial Pre-Treatment Plan, its implementation and further monitoring, as well as other efforts to reduce industrial wastewater pollution and exchange views on further cooperation. CEO E.Sodontogos, project directors and specialists from MCA-Mongolia side and Head of Water Authority Sh.Myagmar led representatives from the Water Authority participated in the meeting.
Mortgage loan interest cut to 6 percent
During the parliamentary discussion held on October 16, Friday on Mongolia’s budget bills, such as State Budget bill for 2021, Social Insurance and Health Insurance Budget Bills for 2021, Minister of Construction and Urban Development B.Munkhbaatar informed that commercial banks had already started issuing mortgage loans with lowered interest rate of 6 percent to eligible borrowers.
Labor shortage in harvest looming despite abundant crop yields
This year, sowing was made on 536,600 hectares of land, which equals to 0.34 percent of the total land of Mongolia’s territory with high mountains and wide open steppe-grassland. Out of the sowing areas, wheat was sowed on 364,000 hectares, potatoes on 18,600 hectares, vegetables on 9,600 hectares, rapeseed on 61,100 hectares and fodder plants in 52,700 hectares respectively.
Vehicle History Report now available on Ebarimt app, Gerege kiosk
Customs, Taxation and Financial Information Technological Center state-owned company under the Ministry of Finance and the Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP) today held a press briefing to introduce a new feature for Ebarimt application for VAT promotion system and 146 types of government services to the public, and Gerege kiosk of multi-purpose payment system. Users are now able to access to vehicle history report of used auto vehicles imported to Mongolia after April 1, 2020 through the Ebarimt and Gerege digital systems by entering the Vehicle Identification Number of each vehicle.
Zoonotic Diseases Center disinfects luggage of 2,500 charter passengers this month
At today’s press briefing on the coronavirus situation in Mongolia, Director of the National Center for Zoonotic Diseases (NCZD) N.Tsogbadrakh gave an information on disinfection and sterilization measures with a view to prevent the spread of illness, including COVID-19.
Results for Ulaanbaatar’s local council elections submitted
On October 15, Thursday, Mongolian citizens voted in nationwide elections for Citizens’ Representative Khurals (local councils) in 21 aimags and their 330 soums, capital city of Ulaanbaatar, and its 9 districts.
National Privatization Fund's offering oversubscribed
Mongolia’s first closed-end mutual fund, National Privatization Fund (NPF) started a New Fund Offering (NFO) from October 5.
Mongolian People’s Party briefs on preliminary results of local council elections
Some representatives from the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) today gave a press briefing on the preliminary results of 2020 elections of Mongolia’s Citizens’ Representative Khurals (local councils) of aimags, capital city, soums and districts.
Prime Minister addresses parliament's discussion on state budget bills
Today, October 16, the State Great Khural – the Mongolian Parliament is convening for a plenary meeting. Bills of State Budget for 2021, budget for 2021’s Social Insurance Fund, budget for 2021’s Health Insurance Fund, budget framework statement for 2021, budget assumption for 2022-2023 are placed on the agenda of parliament's for this session.
Preliminary results of elections for Ulaanbaatar’s local councils
Polls have closed across Mongolia in the 2020 elections for the Citizens’ Representative Khurals - local councils.
Polls close for 2020 local council elections
Nationwide voting for Mongolia’s elections of the Citizens’ Representative Khurals (local council) of 21 aimags, capital city of Ulaanbaatar, 330 soums and 9 districts was held at 2,148 polling stations nationwide today, October 15, Thursday, from 7 AM to 8 PM.
President Battulga casts his vote in local council elections
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga today afternoon cast his votes in the elections of local self-government bodies of Ulaanbaatar city and its districts at a polling station located at the 48th secondary school in Bayanzurkh District of Ulaanbaatar city.
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