Government secure over MNT 2 billion to build fodder reserves in some regions
The cabinet’s regular meeting for this week was held today, October 14, Wednesday.
2020 local council elections: Voting machines tested, alcohol sales banned October 14-16
On October 11, the General Election Commission (GEC) conducted a nationwide check of the readiness of data transmission of the automated electoral system in preparation for upcoming elections for local government bodies of Citizens’ Representative Khurals of aimags, soum, capital cities and districts.
Oyu Tolgoi mine awarded Copper Mark for its responsible production
Oyu Tolgoi has been awarded the Copper Mark, the copper industry’s new responsible production program. To be awarded the Copper Mark, Oyu Tolgoi has demonstrated that it meets over 30 criteria for responsible environmental, social and governance operating practices.
Prime Minister works in Sukhbaatar and Khentii aimags
During the last weekend, Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh worked in Khentii aimag to present about the government activities with goals to ensure domestic supply of petroleum and oil products and healthy food products and develop infrastructure, processing factory, digital system and intensive livestock and farming industries. In particular, the Prime Minister mentioned that a leather and hide processing factories as well as copper smelting, copper concentrating and steel plants will be built and commissioned in the coming few years.
Japan’s Foreign Minister wraps up official visit to Mongolia
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Toshimitsu Motegi concluded a successful official visit to Mongolia.
Japan’s Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu calls on President Battulga
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Motegi Toshimitsu paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga, today, October 10, while on visit to Mongolia.
Japan to provide JPY 25 billion emergency loan for Mongolia's COVID-19 response
On October 9, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Enkhtaivan Nyamtseren held official talks with his counterpart, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Toshimitsu Motegi.
Foreign Minister meets with Japanese counterpart
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia N.Enkhtaivan today received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Motegi Toshimitsu, who is paying an official visit to Mongolia on October 9 and 10.
Prime Minister works in Gobi-Altai aimag
Prime Minister of Mongolia worked in Delger and Esonbulag soums of Gobi-Altai aimag on October 8. After attending the launch ceremony of the new 126.7 km paved road from Baidrag bridge in Bayankhongor aimag to Delger soum of Gobi-Altai aimag, the Prime Minister held a meeting with local residents in Altai soum, Gobi-Altai aimag to introduce government action plan for the next 4 years and social and economic policies. He then presented 8 most pressing issues that need to be tackled in the future 4-18 years, as determined by the government.
Mongolia's UN envoy addresses UN General Assembly's Second Committee
The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session kicked off on October 5, to deal with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic policy questions; financing for development; sustainable development; human settlements; globalization and interdependence; eradication of poverty; operational activities for development; agriculture development, food security and nutrition; information and communications technologies for development; and towards global partnerships. The Second Committee is also considering issues relating to groups of countries in special situations.
Germany gives additional support for COVID-19 response in TVET sector
October 8, an official ceremony on the presentation of the COVID-19 response in Mongolian Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Sector funded by the Government of Germany was organized at the Institute at Engineering and Technology.
126-km paved road commissioned, connecting Gobi-Altai to Bayankhongor aimag
A new 126.7 km-long auto road connecting Altai city of Gobi-Altai aimag with Bayankhongor city of Bayankhongor aimag has been commissioned with an opening ceremony held today, October 8. Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh took part in the ceremony and delivered an address.
Mongolia’s efforts on promoting gender equality receive deep appreciation from ADB
Mongolian Government, National Committee on Gender Equality (NCGE) today, October 8, launches “Respect has no gender” national campaign in response to the government’s action plan to bring greater attention to gender stereotypes that reinforce gender inequalities.
UN, Government of Mongolia commence Joint Programme on integrated financing sustainable development
On October 7, today, the UN Mongolia, in partnership with the Government of Mongolia, commenced a Joint Programme on “Rolling out an Integrated Approach to SDG Financing in Mongolia”.
17,161 candidates vying for local council elections nationwide
The polling day for the 2020 elections of the Citizens’ Representatives’ Khurals (local council) of aimags, capital city, soums and districts is scheduled on October 15, Thursday, and the election campaign is currently running nationwide through October 13, Tuesday.
30-day fuel consumption to be stockpiled for 2021
At its today’s meeting, the cabinet set the amount of fuel reserves to be stockpiled by 24 petroleum companies for 2021. The 24 fuel retailers will have to hold a fuel reserve equal 30 days of average domestic consumption, which totals about 120,350 tons.
Total COVID-19 cases in Mongolia at 315, no infection in community
At today’s press briefing on the COVID-19 update, Director of the Center for Communicable Diseases D.Nyamkhuu reported that one more coronavirus patient has been recovered and was transferred to the next stage of mandatory isolation.
President Battulga holds phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
The U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo expressed his regrets for postponing his visit to Mongolia, in a phone call, on October 06, with President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga.
More than 100 companies take part in MCA-Mongolia procurement public outreach event
On October 2, Millennium Challenge Account Mongolia (MCA-Mongolia) in cooperation with Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) organized an event to inform local firms and entities about the projects being implemented under the Mongolia Water Compact and planned international construction tenders and procurement opportunities under these projects. Representatives from over 100 private entities took part in the event.
Prime Minister works at Construction Polytechnic College and Labor, Social Protection Ministry
On October 5, Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh worked at the Construction Polytechnic College and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, presenting the government targets and measures underway in the sector and gave orders to corresponding officials.