504 sales points around Ulaanbaatar to sell refined fuel this winter
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In accordance with a government resolution to ensure preparations for the winter season of 2019-2010, the board of directors of the Tavantolgoi Fuel company convened to deliver updates on the production of refined fuel and other preparatory measures.
National youth forum held for the fifth year
“Let’s unite our power: Youth Leadership” fifth national forum on youth development was organized on August 25 in Ulaanbaatar with the participation of the Mongolian Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh and Minister of Labor and Social Protection S.Chinzorig.
New aerodrome facility built at Zavkhan aimag’s airport
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. An aerodrome facility complex of the Donoi airport of Zavkhan aimag was commissioned on August 24 as a part of a project to increase the capacity of the airport. The complex, composed of paved runway, landing field and drainage system, is constructed by “Khurdnii Zam” LLC.
“American Days 2019” displays over hundred brands from US
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The American Chamber of Commerce Mongolia (AmCham Mongolia) and U.S. Embassy in Mongolia co-organized the fifth annual 2019 American Days Expo on August 24 and 25 at the Misheel Expo in Ulaanbaatar.
International workshop on fighting illegal trafficking of cultural property commences
On August 26, an international workshop under the theme "Combating illicit cross-border trafficking in cultural property for OSCE Asian Partners for Cooperation Region" began at the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO.
Construction of railway from Tavantolgoi deposits and Gashuusukhait port to resume
Last July, the Government of Mongolia made a decision to resume the construction work of the railway Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait, which has been stopped due to issues concerning railway gauge, connection point and funding. The government will finance the construction, which is planned to complete by December 2020. During a presentation meeting “”Development and investment of Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railway” held on August 25, officials gave an update on the railway construction.
Aerodrome of Uvs aimag’s airport extended
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 25, an extension to an aerodrom of the Deglii Tsagaan airport located in Uvs aimag was put into operation. Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan, Finance Minister CH.Khurelbaatar and Director General of Civil Aviation Authority L.Byambasuren and other local officials attended the event to open the airfield extension. Established in 1956, the Deglii Tsagaan airpor, has now an international-standard airfield.
Russian Knights to perform aerobatics in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Khalkhiin Gol, many events are planned in the coming few weeks.
UB Mayor to visit Hanoi city
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 23, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Mongolia Doan Thi Huong. At the beginning of the meeting, Mayor S.Amarsaikhan expressed his gratitude for the development of bilateral ties and cooperation between Mongolia and Vietnam on the occasion of 65th anniversary of the diplomatic relations.
60-km road newly built in Bayan-Ulgii as part of western region road network
During his working trip to the Bayan-Ulgii aimag, Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan has examined the progress of the construction of a 60-km long road from Khashaat to Tolbo in the Bayan-Ulgii aimag. It was reported that the construction is now completed and the road opened to vehicles. The construction, executed by Chinese "China Huashi Enterprises” company, started in 2015.
Mongolian Mining Corporation announces 2019 Interim Results
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian Mining Corporation (MMC), the largest producer and exporter of washed hard coking coal in Mongolia, today announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2019.
“The Youth for English” program wraps up
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Under the auspices of the President of Mongolia, a campaign “English-speaking students” was carried out and the closing ceremony took place today, August 21, at the central square.
Mongolia welcomes 215 thousand tourists in the first half of 2019
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism reported Mongolia received around 215.780 tourists in the first half of 2019. Compared to the same period of last year, the number increased by 6.4 percent or 13 thousand tourists. The highest number of foreign tourists came from Taiwan, China, which is 2020 tourists. The number of Taiwanese tourists to travel in Mongolia increased by 30 percent from that of last year.
Fitch on Mongolia 2019 discusses Mongolia’s mining and banking sector outlook
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. International credit rating agency Fitch ratings organized “Fitch on Mongolia 2019” forum in Ulaanbaatar on August 21. Being hosted for the third year, the forum brought together analysts and guests from leading institutions to discuss about opportunities and challenges the Mongolian economy faces today. This year, the Fitch on Mongolia 2019 focused on the Mongolia’s economic and banking sector, its policy challenges as well as mining industry of the country.
State policy on tourism approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 21, State Policy on Tourism was approved by the cabinet. Corresponding ministers Environment and Tourism Minister N.Tserenbat, Finance Minister Ch.Khurelbaatar and National Development Agency Director B.Bayarsaikhan were assigned to allocate the required financing in the annual economic and social development directions, state budget and state investment programs as well as in the international organizations’ loan and assistances or fund with the help of public-private partnerships.
Khuvsgul Lake area to be developed as eco-tourism zone
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. During its meeting held on August 21, the Cabinet approved a resolution to make an area around the Khuvsgul Lake an Eco-tourism region in order to safeguard the eco-system of the Lake and develop sustainable and environment-friendly tourism. The Khuvsgul Lake, containing almost 70 percent of Mongolia's fresh water, is one of the most popular tourism destinations of Mongolia and surrounded by beautiful landscapes.
Cultural events to be held for diplomatic anniversary of Mongolia and China
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A plan to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relation between Mongolia and China was signed by the heads of state of Mongolia and China during the Belt and Road Forum held last April. A series of humanitarian and cultural events will be held on from August 30 to September 6 in Ulaanbaatar city. Today, on August 21, officials from the Chinese side presented about the planned events.
129.4 km paved road between Bayankhongor soum and Baidrag Bridge opens
A new 129.4 kilometer paved road from Bayankhongor soum center to Baidrag Bridge in Bayankhongor aimag opened for vehicles. The road allows western aimags to be connected to the country’s horizontal auto roads.
Erdenes Mongol introduced projects offering for investors
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar, P.Gankhuu, CEO of Erdenes Mongol LLC presented about company’s projects with high social and economic benefits as well as partnership business opportunities for local and foreign investors. Erdenes Mongol LLC is engaged in activities to exploit major strategic mineral deposits and to create value-added products of infrastructure, energy, transportation and logistics.
Mongolia’s renewable energy potential to attract greater investment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the first day of the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar, B.Byambasaikhan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Business Council of Mongolia delivered a presentation on the business and investment opportunities in Mongolia. “
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