Deputy PM meets UN Resident Coordinator and WHO Resident Representative
Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ya.Sodbaatar met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra and the World Health Organization Resident Representative Dr. Sergey Diorditsa yesterday, July 9.
258 Mongolian nationals return from South Korea
A charter flight en route Seoul-Ulaanbaatar, bringing 258 Mongolian nationals, has landed at Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport in Ulaanbaatar on July 8 at 6:05 pm.
High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development kicks off
The annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals (HLPF) under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) kicked off virtually on July 7.
Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed
Director of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) D.Nyamkhuu informed, at today’s regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health, that two people have been tested positive for COVID-19 when 370 tests carried out yesterday, July 8.
Charter flight takes off to South Korea
Mongolia’s charter flight to repatriate its citizens has taken off today at 10:00 am to Seoul.
TÜBA holds video conference regarding the Museum of Chinggis Khaan
The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) and the Embassy of Mongolia in Turkey jointly organized a video conference to exchange views on the possibilities of cooperation in establishing the Musem of Chinggis Khaan in Mongolia.
BoM purchases 2.3 tons of precious gold in June
In May 2020, the precious metal purchase of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) was 2.3 tons, raising the BoM’s total precious metal purchase of 2020 to 10.8 tons, of which 9.1 tons were gold and 1.7 tons were silver. It means the amount of precious metal purchase increased by 4.8 tons compared with the same period of previous year.
Virtual meeting held for Mongolia-China cooperation mechanism
The second virtual conference for Mongolia-China cooperation mechanism in response to COVID-19 pandemic was held on July 3.
Trilateral meeting held with ADB
A trilateral meeting have been held between Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar, Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan and ADB Country Director in Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran.
263 Mongolian nationals return from Japan
A charter flight en route Tokyo-Ulaanbaatar, bringing 263 Mongolian nationals, has landed at Chinggis Khaan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar on July 4 at 7:00 pm.
The second consultative meeting held between Mongolia and the EAEU
The second consultative meeting on setting up a joint working group in charge of studying the possibilities to establish Free Trade Agreement between Mongolia and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) took place virtually yesterday, July 2.
ADB, Mongolia Sign Projects for COVID-19 Shock Response, Economic Cooperation Zone, Solid Waste Management
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Mongolia today signed three projects to lessen the socioeconomic impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on poor and vulnerable groups in Mongolia, to help support Mongolia’s post-pandemic recovery by developing an economic cooperation zone, and improve solid waste management.
FATF reviews Mongolia’s effort on AML/CFT
On June 30, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) released the result of the review process of Mongolia’s effort on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) as noted below:
420 Mongolian nationals to return from S.Korea today
According to the decision made by the Government of Mongolia and the State Emergency Commission, Mongolia will organize 9 charter flights to repatriate its over 3000 citizens from foreign countries this month.
Charter flights to be conducted in July
According to the decision made by the State Emergency Commission, Mongolia will organize five charter flights in July to repatriate its citizens as follows:
Mongolia not to re-open its borders in July
Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs L.Munkhtushig gave a briefing today at the press briefing of the Operative team of the State Emergency Commission (SEC).
Over 11 thousand Mongolians repatriated since COVID-19
Operative team of the State Emergency Commission (SEC) gave a briefing today surrounding current situation.
Coal export falls by 2.1 times
According to the first six months of 2020, Mongolia’s total export has decreased by 40.6 percent or USD 1.5 billion compared with the same period of the previous year.
Virtual meeting of WCO member customs held
The virtual meeting of the 135th/136th Sessions of the WCO Council was held on June 25, 2020 with the attendance of the heads of customs administrations of 183 countries. The notable feature of this meeting was that the delegations submitted their proposals in advance for discussion.
Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults