Environment Minister meets BFA Chairman

2019-08-21 14:43:47

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Delegates headed by Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations were received by the Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat on August 20.

Mr. Ban Ki-moon underlined the importance of prioritizing environmental issues at not only regional but also global level and introduced about regional conferences to be organized this year.

At the meeting, the Minister N.Tserenbat spoke about actions on climate changes being taken by Mongolia and concurred that issues regarding the protection of nature and environment need to be collectively resolved within international partnership alongside inter-sector coordination. He also provided a presentation on series of measures being taken to reduce air pollution which affects livelihoods, health and social welfare and exchanged views on the matter.  

After introducing the process of ‘Green Passport’ campaign which aims to enable youth to be environmentally friendly and support them to develop healthy environmental habits, the Minister put forward a request to collaborate on the initiative. In turn, Mr. Ban Ki-moon praised the initiative and expressed his commitment to support.