Ulaanbaatar City Government to continue to cooperate with World Bank

2019-12-16 13:19:40

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ B.Otgonsukh, official in charge of road and transport projects at the Ulaanbaatar City Government, met with James Anderson, World Bank (WB)’s Country Representative for Mongolia.

At the meeting, the sides discussed and exchanged views on numerous issues concerning roads in Ulaanbaatar, especially the Mapillary street-level imagery platform introduced in the capital city last year. Mapillary scales and automates mapping using collaboration, cameras, and computer vision and aims to improve road infrastructure safety and road asset management planning.

Mr. B.Otgonsukh said, “Mongolia and WB have been cooperating in road transport for five years. Mapillary was introduced in 2018 for road development and the results are visually evident. 340 thousand photos of 1,100 km roads have so far been taken. We are working to facilitate and speed up our collaboration with WB and introduce new technologies to create an integrated road fund. We are always ready to cooperate on major development projects for the capital city”