Buckwheat to be cultivated on Mongolian soil in Japanese technology
Japanese high quality buckwheat, which is a main ingredient of soba noodle, Japanese favorite national dish, is being cultivated on Mongolian soil starting this spring.
Mongolian Culture Abroad
“Bumbardai”comic book presented in Thailand Mongolian comic book artist N.Erdenebayar presented his own comic book series named “Bumbardai” to the public during an opening ceremony of Asian Drawing Contest took place in Bangkok, Thailand on April 21-23.
Over 10 thousand book covers restored in 2 years
Today, April 25, National Library hosted a book cover donation event for about 35 thousand books with decayed and old cloths or covers kept in its repertoire. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports in cooperation with JCI Capital Mongolia launched a project titled ‘Bookcloth’ in 2015. Since then, over 10 thousand books of the National Library have had their covers and cloths renewed. The National Library keeps over 1 million ancient scriptures and sutras including historical records co-written and composed by scholars from Mongolia, Tibet and India, and books written in precious gemstones.
Umnugobi aimag “to be relocated”
Emergency workers from Umnugobi aimag in cooperation with the National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia will relocate the city of Dalanzadgad, provincial center of Umnugobi aimag. This is the preparation for the “Gobi Wolf” international disaster response exercise which will be held on May 04. The aim of the exercise is to provide emergency workers and local residents with training and methods on disaster risk reduction and management in an event of an emergency situation. “Preparatory works of the exercise to move eight bags /smallest administrative unit/ of Dalanzadgad soum are complete. Residents will walk to the resettlement area when a warning siren ring three times. Each household must have prepared their emergency bags to carry with themselves” said Mr U.Bayanmunkh, Director of Governor’s Office of Umnugobi aimag
Khanbogd soum of Umnugobi aimag now has drinking water facility
“Oyu Tolgoi” LLC has built a bulk water facility in Khanbogd soum of Umnugobi aimag, which will provide safe, clean drinking water to Khanbogd with a 6.6km network of pipeline distributing water across the town. The facility will support the future development of Khanbogd soum by supplying water to over 13,000 residents and has the potential to be further expanded to ensure water consumption of 35 thousand citizens in the future. “Seven public organizations of Khanbogd soum are connected to the bulk water facility. Further, all public organizations and water distribution points will be connected to the facility to provide all families of the region with fresh drinking water”.
“Chandmani” Agro park delivering fresh products to customers
“Chandmani” Agro-park, one of the leaders of Mongolia’s industrial technology, has launched a “Greenhouse complex” project in Bayanchandmani soum of Tuv aimag to deliver to domestic customers the organic products grown in the soil of Mongolia. The customers who used to head to greenhouses in the rural areas to get fresh vegetables and fruits in different varieties, are now able to buy these products with a tag ‘locally-made’ in supermarkets and grocery stores of Ulaanbaatar.