Mongolia’s active partnership with UN appreciatedPolitics
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Paying an official visit to Mongolia, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana was received by Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar on August 19.
meeting, the sides exchanged views on bilateral cooperation between Mongolia and UNESCAP. Expressing his
confidence that the visit will significantly contribute to Mongolia-UNESCAP
partnership, Mr.Tsogtbaatar shared views on development issues, implementation
of Sustainable Development Goals and some pressing issues of the region and asked UNESCAP to cooperate in strengthening activities of Investment Research Center,
established under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Moreover, the Minister thanked the ESCAP for co-organization of a special session during the 6th international conference ‘Ulaanbaatar Dialogue on Northeast Asian Security’ held last June within the Northeast Asian Security Initiative submitted by Mongolian President, and put forward a request to cooperate with ESCAP in receiving supports from regional countries on the initiative.
In turn, Ms. Armida
Salsiah Alisjahbana appreciated Mongolia’s active partnership with the UN, attaching
its importance to cooperation with the UN, while expressing readiness to closely
cooperate with the country in directions of SDGs implementation, environment,
air pollution and digital economy. In addition, Mongolia was suggested to join the
Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-Border Paperless Trade in Asia and
Today, she is taking part in the Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference as a special guest and speaker.