Food assistance to be provided to children in need
On November 23, the cabinet convened for an irregular session and decided to re-distribute food products put aside for ‘School Lunch’ program of general education schools as well as food supply of dormitories of kindergartens and secondary schools.
Tsagaannuur border point periodically open for petroleum imports
Deputy Prime Minister Ya.Sodbaatar has informed that the Tsagaannuur border crossing checkpoint in Bayan-Ulgii will open from today for petroleum imports.
State Emergency Commission convene to discuss COVID-19 matters
The State Emergency Commission convened yesterday, November 22, to exchange latest updates and make decisions concerning on the COVID-19 situation in Mongolia. The meeting was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Ya.Sodbaatar, Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar, Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan and media representatives.
Some banks open from today for essential services
As allowed by the State Emergency Commission, some commercial banks started working from today, November 23, Monday, to provide essential services for those who are not able to receive bank services online.
11 new COVID-19 cases reported, total in Mongolia reaches 640
At today’s pressing briefing by the Ministry of Health on the COVID-19 situation, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa provided updates on the latest test results.
Public transport hours extended amid COVID-19 lockdown
he Emergency Commission of Ulaanbaatar city today reported that timetables of public transport in Ulaanbaatar city will return to normal, from 6 AM to 10 PM, with a view to reduce crowds on public transport.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mongolia stand at 582
At today’s 5 PM press conference by the Ministry of Health on the COVID-19 situation in Mongolia, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa informed that four new cases have been confirmed in Mongolia since the latest update was provided in the morning of November 21, today.
Mongolian team wins at Int’l Arbitration, Negotiation Competition
A student team from Mongolia gained the first place in an International Arbitration and Negotiation Competition, held online between November 14 and 15.
Mongolia sees 21 new coronavirus cases, total reaches 578
The Ministry of Health held its daily press briefing on COVID-19 situation to give update as of 11 AM, November 21, Saturday.
Oyu Tolgoi announces performance results for third quarter 2020
On November 20, today, Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia's largest copper and gold mining company, released the latest edition of its performance scorecard, highlighting key performance metrics for the third quarter of 2020, and provided an update on underground development, and its continued prevention measures on COVID-19.
Food parcels being provided to vulnerable amid COVID-19
With a view to reduce negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable groups in Mongolia, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection and Mongolian Red Cross Society today started delivering food parcels to families at risk of food poverty.
36 PCR laboratories responding to COVID-19 nationwide
As reported by the Ministry of Health, there are a total of 36 PCR laboratories operating nationwide and more than 10 of them are installed at state hospitals.
Mongolia congratulates International IDEA on 25th anniversary
A virtual conference under the theme ‘Democracy Now and Next’ on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is taking place between November 12-20, 2020.
Germany to provide EUR 22 million for Mongolia's sustainable economic development, biodiversity
Mongolia and Germany will remain committed to continue their development cooperation in alternative fields of common interests, such as in the promotion of the civil society and the private sector, even though the official development cooperation between the two countries will phase out in the upcoming years.
Mongolian journalist shortlisted for Transparency International Anti-Corruption Award 2020
Transparency International has announced the shortlisted candidates for the 2020 Anti-Corruption Award. The four shortlisted candidates, including Mongolian journalist Bolortuya Chuluunbaatar, were selected from 228 nominated individuals and institutions. More than 400 nominations were received, mostly from members of the public, and Transparency International chapters.
Finance Minister: Mongolia has applied to purchase COVID-19 vaccine
Following the cabinet meeting held on November 18, Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar delivered a media presentation on the spending report of foreign loans and assistance received by the government.
900 thousand tons of livestock fodder prepared by herders
This year, herders have prepared a total of 1 million tons of hay and 900,000 tons of fodder for livestock animals, with an increased amount of straw feeding, green fodder, hand made fodder, silage and salt natural feeding than planned, reports the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry. Moreover, 20,000 tons of green fodder were made at fodder processing factories.
Permanent Representative to UN Environment Programme presents credentials
H.E.Mr. Enkhbold Vorshilov, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) presented his credentials to Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) on 12 November 2020.
New members of Human Rights Commission assume office
n accordance with the Law on Human Rights Commission of Mongolia, five candidates chosen through open selection were approved on November 6, 2020, by the State Great Khural – Mongolian Parliament as Commissioners or Members of the Human Rights Commission of Mongolia after a series of discussion of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and parliament’s general debate.
Additional restriction on movement in Ulaanbaatar announced
Starting November 18, Wednesday, service hours of public transport in Ulaanbaatar have been limited, to operate from 07 AM until 10 AM as well as between 5 PM and 8 PM, and all nonessential transport and movement of people is prohibited outside of the allotted time.