Governor S.Amarsaikhan receives Ambassador Kobayashi Hiroyuki

2020-02-11 17:37:51

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Kobayashi Hiroyuki today. The meeting was attended by Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia Murakami Mei, Advisor to Governor M.Mend-Ochir and Director of Foreign Relations and Cooperation Department of Governor’s Office D.Chinzorig.

At the start of the meeting, the Governor congratulated the Ambassador for assuming office. Expressing his delight with that Japanese top diplomat, who knows Mongolia well, has been appointed as the Ambassador, Governor S.Amarsaikhan emphasized that his experience would influence to deepen bilateral Strategic Partnership and economic relations. "Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the two countries is expanding in many areas including economics, humanities, education and culture. In the future, the Mongolian side intends to focus more on the development of Ulaanbaatar's governance, the training of skilled personnel and tourism" the Governor added.

Ambassador Kobayashi Hiroyuki thanked the Governor for welcoming him and expressed his utmost readiness to intensify the cooperation between the two countries. "We need to support businesses and entrepreneurs as there is a need to further develop trade and economic ties between the two countries as well as to support export.” Ambassador said.

During the meeting, the Governor introduced the development in Ulaanbaatar in detail and asked Ambassador Kobayashi Hiroyuki to express his opinion on the programs and projects which will be implemented in the future.

Ambassador Kobayashi Hiroyuki presented his letter of credence to the President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga on December 25, 2019. He had been appointed as the Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia in 1987-1989 and as Deputy Head of the Japanese Embassy in 2005-2008 respectively.