100th Mongolia-Russia diplomatic anniversary to be marked next year

2020-09-09 16:56:47

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting on September 9, the Cabinet put the Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of the 100th Mongolia-Russia diplomatic anniversary celebration working group.

Year-round celebratory activities and events are planned in political, economic, cultural, and humanitarian areas in honor of the 100th anniversary. For example, the anniversary celebration will include publication of a book about the relationship between the two countries, reciprocal visits, ‘Mongolia-Russia initiative-2021’ and ‘Train of Friendship’ series of events, academic conference, photo exhibition, and documentary production.  

Mongolia and Russia established diplomatic relations by signing the Agreement on Establishment of friendly relations on November 5, 1921 between the People’s Government of Mongolia and the Government of the Soviet Russia. Russia has cooperated with Mongolia in developing livestock and crop farming, industries, education, health care, and urban planning. It also carried out major development works in the sectors of road, transport, and energy with the establishment of Erdenet plant, Mongolsovtsvetmet, and Ulaanbaatar Railway.

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