Over 20,000 stay-at-home fathers now receive childcare allowance
The Parliament of Mongolia approved on June 30, 2017, Law on Allowances for Mothers and Single mothers/fathers with Many Children. However, in January 2021, the Constitutional Court of Mongolia issued a conclusion that some provisions in the law are in conflict with the Constitution of Mongolia.
‘Poverty and inequality during COVID-19 using big data’ report launched
On 8 July, 2021, Key findings were introduced from a joint research study report on “Mongolia: Poverty and inequality during COVID-19 using big data” conducted in partnership with the National Statistical Office (NSO), the National University of Mongolia (NUM), the Ministry of Finance, and the Information Technology Center for Custom, Taxation, and Finance.
2021 session of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly concludes with election of new president
2021 Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) was concluded on July 6, 2021 by holding its Plenary session in a blended format.
Development for Zamiin-Uud free zone to be intensified
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene gave an order to open the Zamiin-Uud free economic zone development for continuous operation by this summer despite its initial schedule for completion in 2026.
Another 30 thousand doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive in Mongolia
The fourth batch of 30,420 of the Pfizer-Comirnaty vaccines arrived in Mongolia on July 7, with MIAT Mongolian Airlines flight, reports UNICEF Mongolia on its social media page.
EU, FAO Mongolia kick-off new initiative to create employment opportunities for youth in agribusiness
On July 6, the Delegation of the European Union to Mongolia and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized a technical meeting on potential pilots for employment promotion with scope of scaling up and support of policy as part of the larger project on SDG-Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia funded by the European Union.
‘Mongol Naadam’ exhibition on display at Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum
On July 1, the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum in Ulaanbaatar launched an exhibition under the theme ‘Mongol Naadam’, commemorating the 2230th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian Statehood and 100th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia
Mongolian and Shanghai stock exchanges organize webinar on Mongolia’s capital market
In order to increase the participation of foreign investors into domestic market, Mongolian Stock Exchange (MSE) is taking a series of measures to promote the market, introduce international standards and to be included in international category.
Mortgage repayment deferral support to continue until end of year
The Parliament of Mongolia, at its plenary session dated June 29, extended the effective period of the Law on Prevention, Combat, and Reduction of Social and Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 until the end of December 31, 2021.
National TVET E-learning trainers prepared
While developing national Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) E-learning platform, the e-learning multiplier trainer have been prepared through online training from 15th of March – 2nd of June, 2021. A Total of 31 TVET teachers from regions and Ulaanbaatar as well as methodologists from TVET Assessment, Information and Methodology (AIMC) participated in this certified course. Trainers will act as the multiplier to train others on e-learning.
Vice-Chairwoman S.Odontuya represents Mongolian Parliament at OSCE PA meeting
On July 2, the meeting of the Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment was held virtually within the Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Weekly review of parliamentary activities for June 28-July 02, 2021
June 28, 2021. At the plenary session of the State Great Khural, the draft revised Law on the Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar, the Capital City of Mongolia was agreed to discuss and after reviewing, transferred to affiliate Standing Committee for the first hearing.
Mongolia adopts seventh Amnesty Law
At the plenary session dated July 02, Parliament of Mongolia, the State Great Khural, adopted the Amnesty Law with 49 members of the parliament in attendance voted in favor.
Securities registration related package procedure approved
The 11th regular meeting of the Financial Regulatory Commission (FRC) was held on 11 June to discuss and resolve a number of important issues related to the sector's policies and decisions, as well as the business activities of legal entities.
MP N.Uchral represents Mongolia at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly committee meeting
Within the Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a virtual meeting of the Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment was held on July 1, 2021, where parliamentarians of member states exchanged their views.
New Chinggis Khaan International Airport opens
On July 4, Sunday, the new Chinggis Khaan International Airport, built with a soft loan funding from the Government of Japan, officially opened with the first flight departed to Tokyo, Japan, as operated by MIAT Mongolian Airlines – national flag carrier.
Czech ultralight aircraft SHARK lands at New Ulaanbaatar International Airport
The two-seater "charter" connection in the form of ultralight aircraft SHARK with serial number 103, which set off from Václav Havel Airport Prague on June 26, landed on July 3, 2021, at the newly-launched international airport of Ulaanbaatar, after covering a distance of 7,299 kilometers.
Golomt Bank submits its plan to be publicly traded
The Parliament of Mongolia adopted amendments to the Banking Law on January 29, 2021. According to the amendments and the “Temporary regulation on developing, implementing, reporting, and monitoring, a bank’s plans to restructure of the bank as publicly traded company and change its shareholding structure, and plans” for the implementation of its restructuring, must be submitted for review to the Bank of Mongolia and Financial Regulatory Commission by July 1, 2021.