Speaker meets EU Ambassador

2019-04-17 13:23:12

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On April 16, Speaker of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar met with a delegation led by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the European Union to Mongolia Traian Laurentiu Hristea, exchanging views on the issues regarding investment, mining, economy, banking and parliamentary cooperation.  

In the beginning of the meeting, Ambassador Traian Laurentiu Hristea briefed the Speaker on the activities he has undertaken since his appointment, and underlined that Mongolia-EU relations and cooperation have been successfully expanding in politics, investment and trade as well as at macro-economic level.

Highlighting the intensification of the parliamentary cooperation between Mongolia and EU, the Ambassador also informed that a capacity-building course on budget transparency, improving budget control, and lowering budget deficit is planned to be organized for the State Secretaries of Mongolia on April 25.

For his part, Speaker G.Zandanshatar gave information on the laws and revisions passed by the Parliament and social and economic conditions of Mongolia, mentioning the goals of building human right-respecting and corruption-free society and independent, open, and fair judiciary, strengthening governance, and promoting citizen-centered public services.

Package of tax bills and amendments to the procurement law have been passed in order to create a legal framework for economic reform. Some more important bills are waiting their turn. Stable legal environment for businesses has key role in increasing the interest of foreign investors, added the Speaker.