ADB investment program to improve health service in Mongolia approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 6, Parliament of Mongolia adopted a bill on ratification of financing general agreement of ‘Improving Access to Health Services for Disadvantaged Groups Investment Program’ to be implemented by the Government of Mongolia and the Asian Development Bank.
Guide to events from December 6 to 12
Every day until December 20 /except Sundays and Mondays/: Archeological exhibition ‘Saridag Monastery’ at the National Museum of Mongolia
Central Stadium to be fully privatized next year
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its meeting of December 2, Citizens’ Representative Khural of Ulaanbaatar city approved a list of legal entities and properties to be privatized in 2020. A total of six places were announced to sold to private ownership under open auction, which include
Road tax increased five times starting 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 2, Citizen’s Representative Khural of Ulaanbaatar city convened and made a decision to increase the annual road tax in Ulaanbaatar city by five times.
800th anniversary of Karakorum city to be marked next year
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 4, Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO reported that Mongolia and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will jointly celebrate the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the ancient Mongolian city of Karakorum.
2019 results and 2020 directions for UNFPA programme in Mongolia reviewed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A meeting on a report on the sixth country programme implementation by the Government of Mongolia and UNFPA on 2019 results and 2020 directions was held on December 4 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Green Affordable Housing Project to build 10 thousand housing units in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 3, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and ‘Changemaker’ economic journalists club co-organized a workshop under the theme ‘Air pollution and Housing Provision’.
Documents on cooperation between Mongolia and Russia signed
Moscow /MONTSAME/ During his official visit to Russia, Mongolian Prime Minster U.Khurelsukh held official talks with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev on December 3.
Prime Minister of Mongolia begins officials visit to Russia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh arrived in Moscow today, December 3 to pay an official visit to the Russian Federation at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev. He was welcomed by Russian officials headed by Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Igor Morgulov and Mongolian Ambassador to Russia D.Davaa at the Vnukovo International Airport.
Karakorum Ice Festival – annual ice climbing championship approaching
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 7 and 8, Karakorum Ice Festival and Climbing Championship will be organized in the Ulaan Tsutgalan Waterfall in Orkhon aimag.
Invest in Mongolia forum to be held in Tokyo
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 18-22, ‘Invest in Mongolia 2019’ Mongolia-Japan business forum to be hosted in Tokyo, Japan.
Zarig.mn website awarded Transparency Award for fighting corruption
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Transparency Award 2019 by the Transparency International Mongolia was given to Mongolian video news website zarig.mn.
New Chair of Constitutional Court appointed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. December 2, an all-member meeting of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia was held, discussing the nomination and appointment of the new chair of the Constitutional Court.
Photo exhibition on climate change held in Arkhangai aimag
Arkhangai /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of a project implemented by ‘Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity’ international NGO in Arkhangai aimag, a photo exhibition under the theme ‘Save the Planet’ was organized. The two-day exhibition displayed 40 photos showing the impacts of climate change in Mongolia.
Minister of Agriculture meets business entities of cashmere industry
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch.Ulaan along with officials of the ministry took part in monthly ‘Business breakfast’ meeting hosted by the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) to exchange opinions with business people from the agricultural industry.
Challenges of foreign exchange reserves growth discussed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Bank of Mongolia hosted a discussion with a theme ‘Foreign exchange reserves’ on November 29 with participation of delegates of mining, cashmere and transportation companies with earnings in foreign currencies, business entities, commercial banks, economic research and educational institutions and corresponding government organizations.
Mongolian-Russian Treaty on Comprehensive Strategic Partnership ratified
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Parliament adopted a bill on ratifying the Treaty on Friendly Relations and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Mongolia and the Russian Federation on November 28.
ADB, Mongolia's Milko Sign Deal to Expand Dairy Operations and Improve Rural Livelihoods
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 28, Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a local currency loan equivalent to $7.5 million with Milko LLC (Milko), a member of the Teso group (Teso) and a leading dairy company in Mongolia, to support the company’s plans to expand its dairy operations, while empowering women and men throughout its supply chain.
Central bank reports on current financial situation
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 28, the Bank of Mongolia delivered a report on timely issues concerning the economy of Mongolia.
Forum of Mongolian research students in Japan held in Tokyo
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Embassy of Mongolia in Tokyo, Japan and the Association of Mongolian Doctoral Students in Japan organized a forum under the theme ‘Science for the country’s development’ on November 23 at the Embassy in Tokyo.