Energy Ministry presents 2020 plans
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 2020, the Ministry of Energy organized a press briefing, presenting the ministry’s report for 2019 and plan for 2020 in the energy industry.
Former sumo grand champion D.Dagvadorj provides 400 protective wears
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia’s Honored Athlete, Grand Champion of Japanese professional sumo wrestling Asashoryu D.Dagvadorj delivered 400 medical protective gears to the Ministry of Health, today, February 20. The protective gears for healthcare workers arrived from Japan this week.
The State Bank starts issuing pension loans
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In connection with the one-time forgiveness of pension-backed loans approved by the Parliament, commercial banks stopped issuing pension loans since January 1.
Coal exports to resume from March 2
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 20, State Emergency Commission made a decision to resume the export shipments of coal and oil from March 2.
Mongolia seeks closer economic ties with U.S.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Next month, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar is planning to pay a visit to the USA. In connection with the visit, yesterday, on February 20, Parliamentary Standing Committee discussed and backed a bill on strengthening the Mongolia and the U.S partnership.
JICA provides PPE kits to Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has delivered personal protection equipment for healthcare workers to the government of Mongolia.
MIAT selects Sabre to drive ambitious growth plans for 2020 and beyond
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Sabre Corporation, a leading travel technology provider based in Southlake, Texas, yesterday announced a new alliance with national carrier MIAT Mongolian Airlines.
UN project to improve social protection for herders launched in Zavkhan aimag
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Zavkhan aimag’s Governor D.Batsaikhan and United Nations Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra has launched the United nations joint program “Extending social protection to herders with enhanced shock responsiveness”.
Speaker G.Zandanshatar: Pension-secured loan debts paid off
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Following the announcement by President Kh.Battulga in his New Year’s address, the Parliament, on January 10, approved the law on one-time forgiveness of pension-backed loan debts.
Parliament Speaker and Central Bank Governor meet with businesspeople
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 18, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar and Governor of the Bank of Mongolia B.Lkhagvasuren met with representatives of some domestic business companies to discuss about challenges arising due to suspension of schools and public activities and restrictions in border movement amid coronavirus outbreak in the world.
U.S. pledges to help preventing coronavirus outbreak
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 18, Minister of Health D.Sarangerel received U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Michael S. Klecheski.
Movements to some popular destinations during Tsagaan Sar prohibited
In connection to the government decision to raise the state of readiness amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, emergency commissions of aimags in Mongolia have been making their decisions to restricts movements across their territories.
Emergency operative team works in Arkhangai aimag
Arkhangai /MONTSAME/. An operative team headed by Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin and First Deputy Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Brigadier General G.Ariunbuyan has worked in Uvs, Khuvsgul and Zavkhan aimags on February 16-17.
Mongolia launches campaign to help China fight coronavirus
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The government of Mongolia has decided to launch a campaign to provide assistance to China to help contain the outbreak of coronavirus and appointed Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat as a head of a working team responsible for the campaign.
Blue Pearl Ice Festival canceled due to fear over coronavirus outbreak
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. ‘The Blue Pearl’ annual ice festival that aims to promote winter tourism in Khuvsgul aimag was scheduled from March 2 to 4.
Parliament Speaker assures enough supply of food essentials
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 17, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar visited pharmacies and food markets in Ulaanbaatar city to check on the sufficiency of face masks and sterilization products and prices of meat products.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar takes part in 2020 Munich Security Conference
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia took part in the annual international Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany
Foreign Minister holds bilateral meetings during Munich Security Conference
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the 2020 Munich Security Conference, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar took part in the plenary session and delivered addresses at its panel discussions on challenges of the Russia’s foreign policy, and strengthening of national defense and security, expressing the position of Mongolia.
President encourages to avoid public gatherings and crowded places
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 12, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued a decree, providing the Government with instructions on preventing of COVID-19 spread in the country.
Foot patrols to be deployed during Tsagaan Sar days
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Due to concerns over Covid-19 novel coronavirus outbreak, the President of Mongolia issued last week a decree calling for the public to cancel the widespread celebrations of Tsagaan Sar holiday, which is to be marked between February 24-26.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar: Introduction of new political culture required for establishment of wealth fund