Mr Jan Hamacek pays courtesy call to President of Mongolia

2015-09-10 11:46:14

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj Thursday received Mr Jan Hamacek, the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, who is paying official visit here.

This visit is coincided with the 65th anniversary of the Mongolia-Czech diplomatic relations and the 25th anniversary of the first democratic elections of Mongolia.

Wishing the Czech delegation a successful visit to Mongolia, the President Elbegdorj highlighted the Czech Republic is one of the countries to have traditional friendly relations with Mongolia.

Mr Hamacek emphasized the bilateral relations have reached the highest volume, and said the Czech Republic wants to expand the economic ties apart from the political relations. He added that the inter-parliamentary ties have been intensifying.

“Our country is an exporter, so it is possible to supply cars and facilities to Mongolia. We have decided to implement two projects in Mongolia on improving the provision of fresh water in Ulaanbaatar and on supplying meat processing equipment to Mongolia. Besides it, we are ready to cooperate and share experiences with Mongolia in the defense and armed forces spheres,” Mr Hamacek said.

The President Mr Elbegdorj underlined an importance of the inter-parliamentary ties, and then expressed thanks to the Czech parliament for ratifying the Mongolia-EU partnership agreement and for granting scholarships to Mongolian students to study in the Czech Republic.

Mr Elbegdorj asked the Czech side to back Mongolia at the 2015 election of the United Nations Commission for Human Rights (UNCHR), and hoped a high-level delegation will take part in the 2016 ASEM Summit to run in Ulaanbaatar.

In response, Mr Hamacek said he told the Speaker of Mongolia that the Czech Republic will support Mongolia at the UNCHR. He added that the countries have a chance to cooperate in the energy sector.

At the end of the meeting, Mr Elbegdorj conveyed greetings to his counterpart of the Czech Republic.     

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