‘Vision - 2050’ policy document presented to President of Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. ‘Vision – 2050’ policy document draft was handed over to President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga on April 3. Chief of the Cabinet Secretariat L.Oyun-Erdene and members of the working group to develop the document were present.
Project on increasing livestock sector competitiveness to be implemented
On April 2, Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar submitted a bill on ratifying the financial agreement between Mongolia and the International Development Association (IDA) to the Speaker of Parliament G.Zandanshatar.
Academic council at the Chinggis Khaan Museum established
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. With all preparations completed for the construction of the Chinggis Khaan Museum in Ulaanbaatar city, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh has issued an ordinance to set up an academic council responsible for providing professional advice for establishing the museum. The council is comprised of ten following members.
Mongolia-U.S. sign formal child protection compact partnership
U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Michael Klecheski and Senior Mongolian Officials, including Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Ts.Nyamdorj, Minister of Labor and Social Protection S.Chinzorig, and Prosecutor General B.Jargalsaikhan, today signed a historic partnership to combat child sex trafficking and forced child labor in Mongolia.
Joint efforts to enhance economic relations with China amid COVID-19 pandemic discussed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On April 1, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar and Minister of Road and Transport B.Enkh-Amgalan held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenru.
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of Cuba
Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to Mongolia Raul Delgado Concepcion on March 31 to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation and current issues.
National Security Council discusses natural gas pipeline project
The National Security Council of Mongolia called a meeting today.
Government’s health-related spending reaches MNT 37.6 billion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Since the government of Mongolia started taking actions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the country on January 30, the total spending for the health industry reached MNT 37.6 billion, introduced during the press conference of March 27, Friday, where the Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh announced coronavirus economic rescue measures.
China donates humanitarian aid to Mongolia to fight coronavirus
On March 28, China contributed humanitarian assistance worth 830 thousand Yuans to Mongolia for its effort to combat the Covid-19. The assistance consists of medical items, including 5000 rapid test kits to detect the novel coronavirus, 500,000 disposable face masks, as well as disposable protective overalls and gloves.
Foreign Ministry: 5,600 Mongolians abroad wish to be evacuated
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At today’s press briefing organized by the State Emergency Commission (SEC), L.Munkhtushig, Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave an information on upcoming evacuation flights that were announced by the SEC to be arranged to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea.
Foreign Minister receives UN Resident Coordinator
On March 27, Minister for Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received UN Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra.
Foreign Minister holds phone conversation with his German counterpart
On March 27, Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar had a phone conversation with Niels Annen, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.
50 billion cubic meters of natural gas possibly to be supplied annually to China through Mongolia
President of the Russian Federation V.V.Putin has given permission to ‘Gasprom‘ Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC) to commence a work to develop blueprint of ‘Power of Siberia-2’ project on pipelines that supply natural gas to China from Russia.
The Coronavirus pandemic and the new world it is creating
COVID-19 will reshape our world. We don’t yet know when the crisis will end. But we can be sure that by the time it does, our world will look very different. How different will depend on the choices we make today.
China to provide 500,000 masks and 3,000 coronavirus test kits
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On March 27, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenru.
Illegal construction on land of memorial museum stopped
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Memorial Museum of the Victims of Political Repression, which used to be located in the heart of Ulaanbaatar city shadowed by skyscrapers around it, was one of a few cultural and historical heritages of the city.
Foreign Minister receives Japanese Ambassador
On March 26, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received the Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Kobayashi Hiroyuki.
Foreign Minister receives Ambassadors
On March 26, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar held a meeting with U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Klecheski, British Ambassador Philip Malone, Australian Ambassador Dave Vosen, and Canadian Ambassador Catherine Ivkoff.
Parliament to organize spring session via video-conferencing
A regular spring session of the Mongolian Parliament will open on April 6, under the relevant law.In the wake of fast-spreading Covid-19 globally and Mongolia’s heightened state of readiness, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar issued a decision to organize its plenaries of the spring session by using video-conferencing and virtual management tools.
President calls for measures to overcome coronavirus crisis
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On March 25, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued an address to the people of Mongolia, in which he expressed his concerns over the economic and business impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Minister D.Tsogtbaatar: Introduction of new political culture required for establishment of wealth fund