Earthquakes occurred in Khovd and Dornod aimags
On September 20, earthquakes were recorded in some areas of Khovd and Dornod aimags. Specifically, a 4.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 4:37 pm in the place named ‘Toson Uul’, 57 km southeast to a center of Matad soum, Dornod aimag.
Orkhon aimag receives some equipment for waste recycling plant
According to an Intergovernmental Agreement between Mongolia and Poland, it was decided to establish a waste recycling plant in Orkhon aimag.
Officials note possibility to prevent global warming by 0.5C
On September 16, a press conference was held on the occasion of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. The 35th anniversary of ozone layer protection is being globally commemorated under the motto, ‘Ozone for Life’, highlighted Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Ts.Batbayar.
Updates on construction of Wastewater Recycling Plant discussed
Millennium Challenge Account Mongolia (MCA-Mongolia) senior management held a working meeting with representatives of new Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CWWTP) Project Implementation Unit (PIU) on September 11, 2020 at the MCA-Mongolia office.
Environment Minister receives CEO of MCA Mongolia
On September 15, Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel received CEO of Millennium Challenge Account - Mongolia (MCA Mongolia). In 2018, the Government of Mongolia and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signed USD 350 million MCC Water Compact aimed at improving the water supply of Ulaanbaatar city.
Khan Khentii SPA to expand cooperation with Seoraksan National Park
Khan Khentii Nature reserve and Seoraksan National park of the Republic of Korea recently extended their cooperation agreement.
Project on pasture restoration under implementation in Bulgan aimag
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh is on working trip to Bulgan, Arkhangai and Uvurkhangai aimags.
Over 310 Takhi inhabiting Zuungar Gobi
By the beginning of August this year, there were more than 310 Przewalski's horses in the Dzungarian Gobi, with 23 harems and 3-5 bachelor groups.
Mined land to be restored with mining rehabilitation fund
The action program of the Government of Mongolia includes 10 key green growth goals, one of which is mine reclamation. As of 2020, there are 18,366 hectares of land that has been mined and mining activities have already been completed in 7,609 hectares of that land.
Project underway to restore Tsagaan Buurug Lake
The ministry of Environment and Tourism is implementing the Buurugiin Tsagaan Nuur lake restoration project in Khan-Undur bag of Arkhangai aimag’s Erdenemandal soum.
Waste to be recycled after compaction in Khovd aimag
This year, relevant bodies in Khovd aimag have been clearing litters, depositing all waste at one site, and setting up source separation facilities. Now, there are plans to put a waste compactor with an hourly capacity of 500 kg plastic and metal waste in the aimag's Jargalant soum.
Environment Minister takes part in global virtual ministerial meeting
On September 3, Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel participated in the Ministerial meeting of the Online Platform on a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery from COVID-19 and the website ‘Platform for Redesign 2020’.
Heritage management plan for Burkhan Khaldun discussed
On September 4, the Administration for the Protection of the World Heritage Site - Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape - organized a multilateral meeting to discuss the heritage management plan for Burkhan Khaldun.
Gas heating to be introduced in 21 structures in the capital city
On September 3, the Presidium of the Citizens’ Representative Khural of the Capital City convened to discuss the draft resolution to implement a project on providing gas heating for entities and organizations through the partnership of state and private entities.
4.3 magnitude earthquake occurs in Dornod aimag
At 8:34 pm of September 1, a 4.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place called Tulgat Khonkhor in Khalkhgol soum, 337 km southeast from the center of Dornod aimag.
Workshop on the revision of the Law on Protected Areas takes place
On August 28, the Supporting Protected Areas for the Conservation of Ecosystem Service (SPACES) project gathered a diverse audience of government agencies, the private sector and non-governmental organizations in Ulaanbaatar to discuss aspects of importance for the Protected Area Law revision process that has recently restarted with the support of SPACES.
Ministry of Environment, JICA to cooperate to reduce littering
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel met yesterday with Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Mongolia Office Tamuro Eriko, exchanging views on the possibilities of further strengthening of the mutually beneficial cooperation.
MCA Mongolia, Water Services Regulatory Commission sign Implementing Entity Agreement
Millennium Challenge Account – Mongolia has signed an Implementing Entity Agreement with Water Services Regulatory Commission of Mongolia (WSRC) to collaborate on the development and approval of the Cost Recovery Plan, a detailed plan to ensure a long-term financial and operational sustainability of water services in Ulaanbaatar.
Minister D.Sarangerel meets representative of Mobicom Corporation
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel met with Member of Board of Directors of Mobicom Corporation Tatsuya Hamada, exchanging views on cooperation possibilities in tourism industry.
Environment Ministry to cooperate with WB in relocation of environmentally harmful factories
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel on August 27 met with World Bank Country Manager for Mongolia, East Asia & Pacific Andrei Mikhnev to discuss completed and ongoing joint projects and areas of further cooperation.