Foreign exchange reserves reaches USD 3.7 billion, eight months of imports
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 20, the Parliamentary standing committee on economic issues conducted the first discussion of a draft resolution on approval of the State Policy on monetary policy for 2020.
‘Made in Mongolia’ to be organized in New York and Toronto
Export and International Trade Center (EITC) NGO reported that Mongolian entities will participate in ‘Lineapallespring’ international fair to be held in Milan, Italy on February 19-21, 2020.
City administration to cooperate with scientists
Each year, the last week of November is celebrated as a scientists’ day. In this regard, the city authorities got acquainted with the works of Institutes of Mongolian Academy of Sciences.
‘Climate change adaptation in farming’ conference takes place
While the average temperature of the globe increased by 0.85°C in the past 80 years, the temperature has increased by 2.4°C, which is three times more. However, during this period of time, precipitation did not increase--instead, it decreased, causing the farming conditions of Mongolia to become even harder.
Minister Yo.Baatarbileg attending UNESCO Forum of Ministers of Culture
Mongolia’s Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg is attending the UNESCO Forum of Ministers of Culture taking place in Paris, France.
Mongolia-initiated resolution on the situation of women, girls in rural areas approved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On November 18, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly approved draft resolution titled ‘Improvement of the situation of women and girls in rural areas’ initiated by Mongolia, without a vote.
Road and Transport Development Minister meets his Russian counterpart
Minister of Road and Transport Development B.Enkh-Amgalan is attending ‘Transport Week 2019’ international forum, which is being organized between November 17 and 21 in Moscow, Russia.
Cabinet supports draft agreement on additional financing for Ulaanbaatar clean air project
During its meeting on November 19, the Cabinet supported the draft agreement of additional financing for ‘Ulaanbaatar clean air project’. It was decided to issue Prime Minister’s ordinance on authorizing to sign the agreement if it is backed by the relevant Standing Committees of the Parliament after consultation.
Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of Poland to pay official visit to Mongolia
Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Małgorzata Gosiewska will pay an official visit to Mongolia on December 8-11.
University of Bath signs Memoranda of Understanding with three Mongolian institutions
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Following long-standing collaborations, University of Bath signs MoUs with UNICEF Mongolia, the National University of Mongolia and National Development Agency.
Memorandum signed for collaboration in protection of traditional sports and games
On November 18, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports has signed a Memorandum on protecting traditional sports and games of Mongolia, and promoting it to the public with UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games Ad Hoc Advisory Committee.
Forum on Responsible Artisanal and Small-scale Mining takes place
A Forum on Responsible Artisanal and Small-scale Mining was held today on the occasion of the completion of the Sustainable Artisanal Mining project.
Mongol Jangar epic poem book presented to public libraries
A launching of the book package ‘Mongol Jangar’ heroic epic of Mongolia was held at National Library of Mongolia (NLM) today. The package will be presented to 376 libraries nationwide and as a start, it was handed over to 11 libraries of Ulaanbaatar city and Bat-Ulzii soum of Uvurkhangai aimag.
The Hu to be awarded Order of Chinggis Khaan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today, Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia Z.Enkhbold announced that Mongolian rock band The Hu will become the next laureate of the supreme state prize - the Order of Chinggis Khaan. By the decree of the President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga, The Hu band will become the 12th recipient of the highest and the most prestigious award in Mongolia.
Traditional games to be promoted in collaboration with UNESCO
On November 15, Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports G.Ganbayar met with Khalil Ahmed Khan, Chairperson of the UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games Ad Hoc Advisory Committee and other representatives.
Second annual horse riding festival takes place in Sukhbaatar aimag
Sukhbaatar /MONTSAME/. The second ‘Agtana Khureet’ horse-riders’ and international photography festival took place in Dariganga soum of Sukhbaatar aimag.
Traders concern insufficient legal framework
About 300 thousand citizens work in the trade sector of Mongolia. However, the issue of insufficient legal framework for their rights and duties as well as no state organization in charge of the sector was highlighted at the discussion that took place under the theme, ‘Current state of the trade sector, pressing issues, and its solutions’, on November 14.
Constitution of Mongolia amended
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Discussion on amendments to the Constitution of Mongolia had been passed through the last three Parliaments of Mongolia. Yesterday, November 15, after gaining support of 63 members present and voting, the amendments were adopted unanimously at the Parliament session.
60 m long bridge in Selbe sub center commissioned
Construction work of 60 m long bridge, which was built within infrastructure development works of Selbe sub center, has been completed and handed over yesterday, November 14