Energy Minister participates in the Second Ministerial Conference of the Belt and Road initiative
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia’s Energy Minister Tavinbekh Nansal delivered a speech online to the Second Belt and Road Energy Ministerial Conference which is taking place in Qingdao city of China, on October 18-19, 2021. The conference is convening under the theme “Join Hands Towards a Greener and More Inclusive Energy Future”.
Meeting held with Ambassador of China
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar and Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan on October 18 held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China Chai Wenrui.
Deputy Foreign Affairs meets Vatican Ambassador
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vatican City State to Mongolia Alfred Xuereb.
By-election results presented to President
Chairman of the General Election Commission P.Delgernaran paid a courtesy call on President U.Khurelsukh today and presented the results of the parliamentary by-election.
'UN Week' campaign to be launched with planting of 2,500 trees
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Mongolia's accession to the United Nations, the ‘UN Week’ campaign is to run between October 10 and 18, reports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
MPP candidates win in parliamentary by-election
On October 18, Chairman of the General Election Commission P.Delgernaran announced that candidates of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party E.Batshugar and Ts.Iderbat have won by majority votes following the by-election re-polling.
Mongolia-China Joint Council on mineral resources, energy, and infrastructure cooperation convenes
On October 15, the third meeting of the Mongolia-China joint council on mineral resources, energy, and infrastructure cooperation took place virtually.
National Forum of Judicial and Law Enforcement Officials held
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME / On October 15, ‘National Forum of Judicial and Law Enforcement Officials’ took place under the auspices of the President of Mongolia on October 15 at the State House.
Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of her official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg on October 15 paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Kazakhstan A.U.Mamin.
President grants credentials to newly appointed ambassadors
On October 15, President U.Khurelsukh presented the Letters of Credence to the newly appointed Mongolian ambassadors
Ulaanbaatar Mayor meets UK Ambassador
On October 14, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D. Sumiyabazar had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Philip Malone to discuss the expansion of bilateral relations and cooperation.
Rio Tinto caught red-handed
While Rio Tinto has not provided concrete responses to the findings of the independent experts, Rio Tinto started to publicize their position on major global media outlets such as mining.com and financialtimes.com stating that “One of the factors that contributed to the US$1.45 billion cost overrun is the increase in investment costs for Mongolian workers.” In other words, while Rio Tinto initially explained “Cost overruns and project delays were due to ground conditions,” pointing at an inanimate object, they are now blaming their Mongolian workers. Outraged by the statement, the executives of Oyu Tolgoi’s mine workers’ trade union submitted a letter of demand to Kh. Amarjargal, Country Director in charge of Rio Tinto’s operations in Mongolia.
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene: A bill with a budget of MNT 18 trillion presented to the parliament for the very first time
At the plenary session of the parliament on October 14, the first discussions are taking place for the bills on the 2022 State budget, the 2022 Budget for the Social Insurance Fund, the 2022 Budget for the Health Insurance Fund, and the 2022 Budget for the Future Heritage Fund.
Cooperation with Kazakhstan in transit transport sector discussed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 13, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg held a working meeting with B.Sultanov, head of Kazakhstan’s side to the Mongolia-Kazakhstan Intergovernmental Commission and Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Foreign Ministers of Mongolia and Kazakhstan hold official talks
On October 13, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg held official talks with Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan A.R.Rakhmetullin in the framework of her visit.
Speaker meets delegation of Italian parliament
On October 13, Speaker of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar received a delegation led by Vice-President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Ettore Rosato.
Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on President of Kazakhstan
Within the framework of her official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg on October 13 paid a courtesy call on President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Working group set up to accelerate trade and economic cooperation with China
At the cabinet meeting held on October 13, the result of Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene’s virtual meeting with Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang was discussed and a working group was set up to ensure the implementation of the issues agreed during the meeting.
Studies to be carried out on framework for ‘New policy for economic revival’
At the regular Cabinet meeting that took place on October 13, Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan did a presentation on a new policy for economic revival.
Mongolia-Russia trade turnover reaches USD 1.4 billion as of first 8 months
On October 12, a virtual meeting took place between the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Security and Foreign Policy and the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs of Russia. The meeting was organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Russian Federation.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership