More than 60 million USD to be invested by UNICEF for child well-being in Mongolia from 2023-2027
MONTSAME News Agency interviewed Mr. Evariste Kouassi-Komlan who was appointed as the UNICEF Representative to Mongolia in November 2021. He has extensive experience with children's issues in the development and complex humanitarian contexts, with a focus on ensuring linkages between climate change and social sectors, and a history of establishing partnerships.
Mongolia Virtually Participates in Indo-Pacific Business Forum
Mongolian government officials, members of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia, and U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Richard.L Buangan participated in the fifth Indo-Pacific Business Forum, which was held on January 12, 2023.
Mongolian Companies Supply Cashmere to Chanel and Schneiders
The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry informed that twelve new cashmere dehairing plants were under construction. Thus, Mongolia will have 43 plants in total once they start operating.
Khangardi Order conferred upon World Bank’s Country Manager for Mongolia
Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D.Sumiyabazar received the World Bank’s Country Manager for Mongolia Andrei Mikhnev, upon the completion of the latter’s term in Mongolia.
Views Exchanged on Organizing Mongolia-Turkey Tourism Forum
In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 as “Years to Visit Mongolia”, the events to promote culture, history, and tourism through auto rallies will be organized in cooperation with the Government of Turkiye.
Period for Exempting Diesel Fuel From Excise Tax Extended
The Government decided to extend the effective period of the resolution on exempting diesel fuel from excise tax until July 1, 2023.
“SUU” JSC Established 12 Cooperatives for Milk Production, Providing MNT 27.8 Billion to Herders
Mongolians consume three times less milk and dairy products on a daily basis than it is recommended by the World Health Organization. Therefore, increasing the consumption of milk and dairy products and opening up the opportunity for people to get adequate nutrients through their daily food is the primary goal of “SUU” JSC, Mongolia's first dairy factory.
UNICEF Donates MNT 2.9 Billion for Pandemic Preparedness and Response
UNICEF Mongolia donated an additional MNT 2.9 billion for Mongolian Pandemic preparedness and responses.
Tourism Events to be Held in Bayan-Ulgii Aimag in 2023
Bayn-Ulgii /Montsame/Bayan-Ulgii. /Montsame/. We’re highlighting the most well known activities and festivals in westernmost Bayan-Ulgii aimag, where Mongolia ethnic minority Kazakh, Tuva, Dörbet Oirat, Uriankhai live.
Guidelines Issued for Citizens Traveling to China
The Chinese Government has made a decision to lift its travel restrictions imposed in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, the Zamiin-Uud-Erlian border crossing point by road was reopened yesterday, January 8, and passengers started traveling in both directions between Mongolia and China.
Newly Renovated Border Checkpoint in Zamiin-Uud Opens
The newly renovated border checkpoint complex in Zamiin-Uud, Dornogovi aimag opened on January 8. The renovation of the main building, interior and exterior constructions, and subsurface utility engineering services have been completed in the area of 19.72 hectares.
The 23rd Asian Physics Olympiad to be held in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 23rd Asian Physics Olympiad is going to be held in Mongolia from May 22 to 30, 2023.
Eighty Percent of Public Transport Fleet to be Renovated This Year
Ulaanbaatar Public Transportation will be upgraded with the addition of 384 new buses this year.
Electric Garbage Trucks to be Introduced
Executive Director of “Ulaanbaatar Development Corporation” JSC N. Bayarchimeg, Head of the “Mongolian National Recycling Association” CSNGO and National Waste Advisor D. Batjargal signed the Memorandum of Understanding to implement the project “Improving Waste Management in Ulaanbaatar City” through a public-private partnership.
Temporary Exemption from Visa Requirements for Citizens of Some Countries to Visit Mongolia
In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 as the “Years to visit Mongolia”, the Cabinet has made a decision to temporarily exempt from visa requirements for the nationals of the following 34 countries who are traveling to Mongolia for tourism purposes. This includes 32 developed European countries, Australia, and New Zealand, which lead the number of tourists visiting Mongolia.
Turkish Airlines and MIAT Mongolian Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement
Turkish Airlines and MIAT Mongolian Airlines will leverage their respective networks to maximize opportunities for travelers.
“Entertainment Media” Workshop to be Organized to Support Non-Mining Exports
At the end of this month, the “Entertainment Media” workshop is going to be held in Mongolia.
Opening of New Logistics Center to Allow 700 Trucks to Cross Borders Everyday
In the framework of the Mongolian government's “New Revival Policy'', the old Zamiin-Uud border checkpoint in Dornogobi aimag is under renovation to meet international standards with the funding of the Chinese government’s non-refundable aid.
Construction of New School for 1200 Students Completed
Construction works for a new school with a capacity of 1200 students located in the “Buyant-Ukhaa-2” complex of the 21st khoroo of Khan-Uul district have been completed.