Erdenet Medipas to be taken back under state ownership
A press release issued by the cabinet secretariat on June 24, informed that the Erdenes Medipas hospital, which was built by MNT 64.8 billion investment by the Erdenet Mining Corporation, has been transferred to the private sector illegally.
Mongolia, Italy agree to hold business forum in the near future
On June 22, the third meeting of the Mongolian-Italian Intergovernmental Mixed Commission for Economic and Technical Cooperation was held online.
Education Minister presents bill for General Law on Education to Speaker
On June 24, Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan presented the bill for the General Law on Education to Speaker G.Zandanshatar.
Mongolian, Russian defense ministers meet in Moscow
Between June 22 and 23, Minister of Defense G.Saikhanbayar is taking part in the IX Moscow Conference on International Security. During the visit to Russia, Mongolian Minister of Defense Saikhanbayar and Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu held a bilateral meeting to exchange views about a wide range of issues concerning military and technical cooperation between Mongolia and Russia.
Defense Minister paying working visit to Russian Federation
Minister of Defense G.Saikhanbayar is paying a working visit to the Russian Federation, starting from June 22. The Mongolian Minister is taking part in the IX Moscow Conference on International Security, underway between 22and 24 of June, at the invitation of Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu.
Political consultation held between Mongolian and Italian foreign ministries
On June 22, political consultation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic was held via videoconference.
Economic relations and private sector cooperation discussed
Minister of Foreign Affairs B. Battsetseg received Ambassador of Poland to Mongolia Krzysztof Bojko on June 21.
Foreign Minister meets UAE Ambassador
Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Mongolia Abdullah Al-Tuneiji on June 21 to discuss cooperation between the two countries.
Draft amendments to Law on Investment submitted to Speaker
On June 21, MPs Kh.Gankhuyag and D.Unurbolor presented draft amendments to the Law on Investment to Speaker G.Zandanshatar. With the current Law on Investment in place, a foreign company has to choose its status as a business entity with foreign investment or a representative office prior to starting its business in Mongolia.
Draft amendments to Law on COVID-19 Prevention and Combat submitted
On June 18, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan submitted a draft amendment to the Law on Prevention, Combat, and Reduction of Social and Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 to Speaker of Parliament G.Zandanshatar.
Parliamentary standing committee chair meets Russian Ambassador
Member of the Parliament, chair of parliamentary standing committee on security and foreign policy B.Battumur had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia Iksander Azizov.
President Kh.Battulga becomes acquainted with construction work of sports complex
On June 20, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga and Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan became acquainted with the construction progress of the sports complex being built in the capital city’s Khan-Uul district.
Weekly review of parliamentary activities for June 14-18
Members of the State Great Hural Ms. Kh.Bulgantuya and Mr. D.Tsogtbaatar, representing the Mongolian Parliament, participated in an online discussion on “Improving Legislative Oversight of the Executive Branch” organized by the Democratic Partnership under the US House of Representatives.
Т.Ayursaikhan: Enriching bilateral relations with economic content will be emphasized
On June 17, 2021, Mr.T.Ayursaikhan, Vice-Chairman of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, Chair of Mongolia-Turkey parliamentary group received H.E.Mr.Zafer Ates, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Mongolia.
Cabinet news in brief
The Cabinet made the following decisions at its regular meeting on June 16.
Cultural division to be established in each aimag of Mongolia
The cabinet held its regular weekly meeting on June 16. At the meeting, the government made amendments to its resolution on restructuring aimags’ governors’ offices to change the Education and cultural department as Educational Department and Cultural Division.
Ministry of Finance promoting transparency and efficiency initiatives
Within the framework of the ‘Ertech Mongol’ program (meaning ‘Early Mongolian’ in Mongolian), the Civil Service Council of Mongolia is organizing a series of meetings and discussions with government ministries to implement civil service reform in public sectors, define partnerships and planning between government ministries and agencies, and to avoid gaps in the reform framework.
National Naadam Festival to be organized online for second consecutive year
At its regular meeting today on June 16, the Cabinet has resolved to organize the National Naadam Festival in an online format in Ulaanbaatar city.
Mongolia-Poland Parliamentary Group Chair meets Polish Ambassador
Member of the State Great Khural B.Enkhbayar on June 15 had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Mongolia Krzysztof Bojko.
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