Commissioner Neven Mimica: European Union to constantly support Mongolia

2018-11-14 16:06:39

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On November 11-13, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica paid a working visit to Mongolia.

The visit was an expression of the EU that it will consistently support democracy and sustainable development of Mongolia. European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica said that the EU has been fully supporting Mongolia and will keep supporting the country in the future. The visit is significant to make the ongoing projects and programs being implemented with the financing of the EU more accessible and open more opportunities for the development of Mongolia."

He also noted that the EU budget support for Mongolia is aimed at creating more jobs through support to vocational training and strengthening budget management, adding that it will also be the continuation of projects that are intended to diversity the Mongolian economy.


The EU budget support is highly significant for Mongolia, especially, the sides are cooperating in direction of strengthening state financial management, and budget transparency.

In the frames of the visit, Mr. Neven Mimica paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga and held meetings with Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar, Finance Minister Ch. Khurelbaatar and Minister of Welfare and Social Protection S.Chinzorig.