Prime Minister works in Selenge aimag to check on crop harvesting works
Selenge /MONTSAME/. Last weekend, Prime Minster of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh worked in Selenge aimag, a region of agricultural breadbasket. During his working trip, the head of the government got acquainted with the harvesting of the ‘Agro Shim’ LLC in Orkhontuul soum and the field of B.Khadbaatar, the leading farmer of Orkhon soum and irrigation system of ‘Norbu Agko’ LLC in Baruuburen soum.
President Kh.Battulga visits construction site of Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan railroad
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Over the weekend, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga worked in Dornogobi aimag to keep abreast to development works of the Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan railroad. According to the state Policy on the railway sector, the 414.6 km long railroad is under construction in Mandakh and Zuunbayan soums of Dornogobi aimag at the same time.
Foreign Minister receives Cuban Ambassador
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D.Tsogtbaatar received Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Mongolia Raúl Delgado Concepción on September 13. The meeting touched on a range of issues concerning bilateral relations of Mongolia and Cuba and multifaceted cooperation.
Japanese Cultural Festival to offer unique experiences to visitors
Ulaanbaatar MONTSAME/. The tenth annual Cultural Festival of Japan will be organized at the central square in Ulaanbaatar on 14-15 September. This year, the festival under the theme “A day to meet Japanese culture, Japanese taste and Japanese quality” will offer a unique experience of the Japanese people, culture, tourism and cuisine as well as an opportunity to purchase Japanese products.
Mongolia joins International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds as associate member
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 12, the 11th annual meeting of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) was hosted in Juneau, Alaska by Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC). The IFSWF annual meeting brings together members and financial leaders to discuss the key global issues affecting investors.
The interest of Mongolia in the Far East
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Every spring in Saint Petersburg and every fall in Vladivostok, the Russian Federation traditionally hosts economic forums. The Saint Petersburg economic forum brings together representatives and business people from the west whereas the guests and participants of the Vladivostok forum, by and large from Asian countries, gather to discuss cooperation and investment topics.
Foreign funding and import decline keep currency stable
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Bank of Mongolia has recently delivered an update on the central bank’s midterm reform program and some other latest financial and monetary activities.
Mongolia-UK cooperation in aviation sector discussed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 12, Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan received a delegation of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom to Mongolia Philip Malone and UK Export Finance export credit agency’s Chief Representative for Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia Özgür Kutay.
Discover Mongolia 2019 international forum to be held
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 17th annual Discover Mongolia conference will be organized on September 26-28 by the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry, the Business Council of Mongolia and the Mongolian National Mining Association. The event is aimed at showcasing key private sector led projects that are advancing towards development or are already in construction/production, discussing political and public sentiment ahead of the 2020 Parliamentary election, government legislative plans, including proposed constitutional amendments and other issues genuinely impacting investors and financiers.
International forum on Mongolia-China cashmere industry organized
Ulanqab /MONTSAME/. In the scope of the third Mongolia-China Expo held in Ulanqab of Inner Mongolia, China, a forum on the development of the cashmere industry was held to discuss policies and mutually beneficial partnership within the Mongolia and China’s cashmere fields.
S.Oyun receives Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Leadership Award
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 10 in San Francisco, USA, Dr. Oyun Sanjaasuren from Mongolia was awarded the Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Leadership Award, which honors the late U.C. Berkeley chancellor and chairman of The Asia Foundation’s board of trustees.
Government to continue online, transparent and effective budget policy in 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. After discussing the bills on State Budget for 2020, Health insurance fund for 2020, budget framework statement for 2020 general budget of Mongolia and amendments to budget assumptions for 2021-221 and others, the Cabinet backed up and decided to submit them to the Parliament.
UN human rights expert presents findings on Mongolia’s financial and economic issues
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The United Nations Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, conducted an official visit to Mongolia from 2 to 11 September 2019, at the invitation of the Government. Today, September 11, the Independent Expert held a press conference to present his preliminary findings and conclusions of his visit.
Travel guide screens at border checkpoints to aid tourists
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of goals set by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism to develop border area tourism, electric screens with tourism guide application were delivered to the Governor’s Office of the 21 border checkpoints of Mongolia.
Government of Mongolia and ADB promote private sector opportunities
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Ministry of Finance of Mongolia co-hosted a private sector opportunities workshop today in Ulaanbaatar, which was attended by over 150 local and foreign private sector companies operating in the country. Mongolia’s Vice Minister of Finance Ms. Bulgantuya Khurelbaatar and ADB’s Deputy Country Director for Mongolia Mr. Declan Magee opened the event.
Forum on traditional Mongolian medicine takes place in China
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the sidelines of the third Mongolia-China Expo, being held in Hohhot, Ulanqab and Tongliao cities of Inner Mongolia, China from September 6 to 10, a forum “International development of traditional Mongolian medicine and hospital” was also organized”. Officials from the Mongolian Ministry of Health took part in the forum and got acquainted with the Rehabilitation Care Hospital and Pharmaceutical manufacturing company in in Tongliao city.
Vietnamese goods on display for diplomatic anniversary of Mongolia and Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Vietnam, the Vietnamese Embassy in Mongolia is organizing Vietnamese Goods Exhibition in Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar Heating Network marks 60th anniversary
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A ceremony commemorating the 60th anniversary of centralized heat supply system in Mongolia and of establishment of the Ulaanbaatar Heating Network state-owner company was held on September 9. Ulaanbaatar city Mayor S.Amarsaikhan, Head of the Ulaanbaatar Heating Network company and other officials from the energy industry took part in the ceremony.
Construction trade fair and exhibition held in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 6-8, “Construction and apartments 2019” international trade fair and exhibition was organized at the Misheel Expo Center in Ulaanbaatar under the motto “Let’s build green growth together”. The event brought together construction companies who presented their construction projects and new products and technologies.
Responsible mining codex developed
A responsible mining codex was developed aimed at supporting and development of good examples of responsible mining and ensure sustainable development of the mining industry, and currently some 8 business entities have signed it voluntarily including Erdenet Mining Corporation and Oyu Tolgoi LLC. Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry of Mongolia D.Sumiyabazar informed it when he addressed the opening of the ninth Coal Mongolia 2019 coal trade and investment forum held in Ulaanbaatar on September 5 and 6.
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