‘Sustainability in the Cashmere Supply Chain’ conference taking place
On May 22-23, an international conference themed ‘Sustainability in the Cashmere Supply Chain’ is being organized by the Sustainable Fiber Alliance NGO with involvement of national and international participants including cashmere suppliers, government officials, scholars, and representatives of financial institutions and international donor organizations.
Rotary clubs of Mongolia, Taiwan and S.Korea carrying out water purification project
Delegates led by head of Taiwan D3522 regional rotary foundation and head of Taipei Dung Fan rotary club are visiting Mongolia for six days.
Conference on zoonotic diseases takes place
In the frameworks of the partnership with the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology of Germany, the travelling conference on distribution, modern detection methods and aspects of biosecurity for highly pathogenic zoonotic agents took place in Ulaanbaatar on May 22-23.
Model center for youth employment services opens in Bayankhongor aimag
A model center for youth employment services was opened at the aimag’s Labor and Welfare Service Agency on May 22. The opening ceremony was attended by Governor of Bayankhongor aimag G.Batjargal, Head of the aimag’s Labor and Welfare Service Agency D.Amarsanaa, project consultant Ivan Takac, corresponding officials and youth attended the opening ceremony.
150 thousand households to be provided with comfortable apartment
Minister of Construction and Urban Development Kh.Badelkhan was tasked to approve a plan of action of the National Program ‘150 thousand households- Apartments’ within the second quarter of the year and ensure its implementation.
Inspection results of Erdenet Mining Enterprise reported
Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar reported that the inspection carried out to 2016-2019 activities of Erdenet Mining Enterprise has found 39 breaches worth MNT2.2 trillion, including some decisions with conflict of interest.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At its regular meeting on May 22, the Cabinet made the following decisions.
NEMA Head meets U.S. Ambassador
On May 21, Major-General T.Badral, Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) today met with Ambassador of the United States to Mongolia Michael Klecheski.
Public library opens in Chingeltei district
A model public library opened in 17th khoroo of Chingeltei district. The project to introduce and develop public libraries in line with international standards is being implemented by Asia-Africa Development Relief Foundation (ADRF) Mongolia and ‘Beyond books’ project team.
Workforce of U.S. Embassy works in Uvurkhangai aimag
A working group led by U.S. Embassy Assistant Public Affairs Officer Adam Hennings worked in Arvaikheer city, holding a meeting with the aimag governing body to discuss partnership in the sectors of culture and education.
SDC Director of Cooperation and Council General Gabriella Spirli working in Khovd
Director of Cooperation and Council General at the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC) Gabriella Spirli is working in Khovd aimag on May 21-22.
Mongolia-Germany working group convenes in Berlin
On May 21, the seventh meeting of the working group, designated to monitor and coordinate implementation of the Mongolia-Germany intergovernmental agreement on cooperating in the fields of mineral resources, industry and technology, was held in Berlin.
Seminar organized for disaster response volunteers
In partnership with the Red Cross Committee of Gobi-Altai aimag and World Vision Mongolia, the Emergency Management Agency of Gobi-Altai aimag organized a seminar to prepare volunteers for disaster response.
National students claim three golden medals at Hippo Olympiad
Three national secondary school students won golden medals at the Hippo English Language Olympiad held in Lido di Gesolo on May 11-12.
Mongolist Christopher Atwood becomes Honorary doctorate of NUM
Mongolist and professor of the University of Pennsylvania Dr. Christopher Atwood was awarded an Honorary doctorate of the National University of Mongolia (NUM), becoming the 41st scholar to be awarded the degree.
Physicians of Khuvsgul studying experience in South Korea
The Central Hospital of Khuvsgul aimag is paying special attention to capacity enhancement of its staff to ensure prompt health services.
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar receives physicians of Orléans Regional Hospital Center
On May 21, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan met with physicians Jean-François Viala, Sabine Reynaud, Laurent Bret, and Bertrand Muckensturm of the Orléans Regional Hospital Center (CHRO) of France, which has been partnering with the National Traumatology and Orthopedics Research Center (NTORC) of Mongolia since 2000.
Conference on victory of Khalkha River Battle held in Yaroslavl
‘Russia and Mongolia: historical periods’ international academic conference dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Battle of Khalkha River was organized on May 16-18 in Yaroslavl, Russia.
D.Turkhuu: Electronic visa permit service is now available
The Mongolia Immigration Agency has just started issuing an electronic visa permit to the foreign nationals.
Head of capital city’s Health Department visits Hohhot
Within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding established between the Mayors of Ulaanbaatar and Hohhot, capital of Inner Mongolia, China, Head of the Health Department of the capital city L.Tumurbaatar and authorities of the department’s affiliates made an official visit to Hohhot on May 13-17.
Yolanda Fernandez Lommen: Current ADB Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia is the largest allocation of ADB funding since we started operations in the country
A.Gansukh: From the very beginning I have told the President “Not to go for the bargain if a horse-trade will be proposed for the case that I am being investigated by the IAAC and the Prosecutors”