Emergency regime imposed for “Tavantolgoi Railways” JSC
An irregular meeting of the Cabinet was held yesterday and a decision was made to impose an emergency regime for “Tavantolgoi Railways” JSC for a duration of six months. Head of the Legal Department of the Cabinet Secretariat N. Myagmar was appointed as the Government’s Special Representative for the company.
Foreign Minister Receives UNICEF Representative in Mongolia
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B. Batsetseg received UNICEF Representative in Mongolia Evariste Kouassi-Komlan on December 9.
Certificate of Cultural Envoy of Mongolia Presented
Minister of Foreign Affairs B. Battsetseg received Foremost Cultural Worker, artist Ts. Gan-Erdene, who has been appointed as Mongolia’s Cultural Envoy, presented a Certificate of Cultural Envoy of Mongolia.
‘Switch Off Air Pollution in Mongolian Cities’ Project Launches
Air pollution is one of the most pressing issues facing Mongolia - even moreso in its capital Ulaanbaatar, where the Government of Mongolia has declared air pollution a national emergency. In this regard, Geres INGO implemented the Switch Off Air Pollution project between 2018-2022, funded by the European Union’s Switch Asia Programme, under which 1,546 households implemented energy efficient solutions, 73 construction brigades were trained, and 3,556 CO2 emissions were avoided.
Request Put Forth to Protect Rights of Mongolian Nationals Living in the Netherlands
Director of the Department of International Law and Treaty of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia S. Sukhbold met with Director of the Asia and Oceanic Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Mrs. Karin Mossenlechner in the Hague on December 5.
State Great Khural Chairman Receives the U.S. Ambassador
On December 7, Chairman of the State Great Khural of Mongolia G. Zandanshatar received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Mongolia Richard Buangan.
Representatives of Demonstrators to be Included in Working Group to Resolve Coal Theft Allegations
Prime Minister of Mongolia L. Oyun-Erdene along with relevant ministers today met the citizens demonstrating at the central square.
President Tasks to Expedite Works on Resolving Coal Theft Allegations
President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh today met with Chief of Cabinet Secretariat D. Amarbayasgalan, Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Kh. Nyambaatar, Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces S. Ganbyamba, Prosecutor General B. Jargalsaikhan, Director of the General Intelligence Agency P. Odonbaatar, Deputy Director of the Independent Authority Against Corruption G. Azjargal, and Director of the National Police Agency J. Bold.
Mongolia to Conduct Direct Flights to the U.S. in 2024
Minister of Road and Transport Development S. Byambatsogt presented the decisions made at today’s regular meeting of the Cabinet.
Mongolian Foreign Minister Takes Part in World Assembly for Women
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B. Battsetseg took part in the 6th World Assembly for Women (WAW!) which was organized in Tokyo, Japan on December 3.
Mongolian Ambassador to the Philippines Presents His Credentials
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Republic of the Philippines S. Enkhbayar presented his Letter of Credence to the country’s President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on December 5.
O. Batsaikhan: More than 30,000 people were executed, but the number of the repressed probably exceeded 100,000
There are reports that 35 thousand people were executed in Mongolia during the years of political repression, but the number of the repressed probably exceeded 100,000, said Prof. Sc.D O. Batsaikhan.
Public Demonstration Considered Under Control
The State Great Khural determined that the demonstration of the citizens making certain demands to the Government is under control.
MoA Signed with UNOCT on Deployment of 'goTravel' Software
On December 2, the Government of Mongolia and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) signed a Memorandum of Agreement governing the deployment and licensing of the UN ‘goTravel’ software to Mongolia’s Passenger Information Unit (PIU).
State Secretary Participates in 29th OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting
Mongolian delegation, headed by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs N. Ankhbayar, participated in the 29th OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting, which took place in Łódź, Poland on December 1-2.
Central bank purchases 2.4 tons of precious metal in November
In November, the gold purchase of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) was 2,667.0 kg, raising the BoM’s total precious metal purchase of 2022 to 19.9 tons.
Mongolia’s Efforts Toward Ensuring Implementation of BWC Presented
A conference to review the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) is being held in Geneva between November 28 and December 16.
Morin Khuur Ensemble of Mongolia Performed for Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan
President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh and First Lady Luvsandorjiin Bolortsetseg paid a courtesy call on His Majesty the Emperor of Japan Naruhito and Her Majesty the Empress Masako today at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
President of Mongolia Receives Speaker of Japanese House of Representatives
President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh today received Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Hiroyuki Hosoda and Chairman of the Mongolia-Japan Friendship Group in the House of Representatives of Japan Moto Hayashi, exchanging views on the issues of bilateral relations and interparliamentary cooperation.
State Orders and Medals Conferred on the Occasion of Mongolia-Japan Diplomatic Anniversary
On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan, President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh issued a decree to confer state orders and medals on distinguished persons who made a valuable contribution to the development Mongolia-Japan relations and cooperation.